Grants

Grants in Support of Human Services
Awarded in 2015

Asian Community and Cultural Center

Amount
$25,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2015

For general-operating support for this cultural center dedicated to serving the needs of Lincoln’s Asian community

Boys and Girls Clubs of Lincoln Lancaster County

Amount
$20,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2015

For general-operating support as the organization renovates and expands its location at Park Middle School

Bridge Behavioral Health, Inc.

Amount
$25,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2015

First payment of a two-year $40,000 grant to add a new Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor position at this center specializing in treatment of alcoholism and drug addiction

CenterPointe, Inc.

Amount
$8,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2015

For continued support of a Development Associate position for this organization helping homeless and low-income people with mental-health and substance-abuse issues

Disability Rights Nebraska

Amount
$20,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2015

To assist production of an Inclusive Education Advocacy Institute, a workshop to promote inclusive education for all children in preschool through middle school

El Centro de las Americas

Amount
$10,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2015

Final payment of a two-year $25,000 grant for family support services of this cultural center serving Lincoln’s Hispanic/Latino population and the community

Family Health Services

Amount
$10,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2015

In support of a program providing long-term reversible contraception for low-income women at the agency’s Lincoln clinic

Food Bank of Lincoln, Inc.

Amount
$20,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2015

First payment of a two-year $40,000 grant to support markets providing nonperishable foods, baked goods and fresh produce at two Lincoln high schools

Good Neighbor Community Center

Amount
$20,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2015

Final payment of a two-year $40,000 grant to support the MENA Hope Project to help Lincoln’s immigrants and refugees from the Middle East and North Africa

Heartland Big Brothers Big Sisters

Amount
$10,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2015

Second-year support of an intensive mentoring program for 3rd-, 4th- and 5th-grade students at two Lincoln schools

Lincoln and Lancaster County Child Guidance Center, Inc.

Amount
$45,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2015

For the addition of a full-time therapist for this organization that provides child-centered, family-focused mental health services

Lincoln Lancaster County Child Advocacy Center

Amount
$20,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2015

First payment of a two-year $30,000 grant to support a new Training and Prevention Director position for this agency that provides a safe, neutral location for conducting forensic interviews of victims of child abuse

Nebraska Children and Families Foundation

Amount
$15,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2015

Second-year support of Project Everlast, a program helping Lincoln invest resources strategically for teens about to age out of foster care

Produce from the Heart

Amount
$30,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2015

General-operating support for this organization that collects and distributes excess produce to food-insecure populations

Seniors Foundation

Amount
$20,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2015

A challenge grant to support a new Executive Director position for this organization assisting Southeast Nebraska’s Aging Partners agency

St. Monica’s Home

Amount
$20,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2015

To assist with start-up costs to launch a substance-abuse treatment program for adolescent girls at this behavioral health treatment organization dedicated to serving women

Tabitha Foundation

Amount
$15,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2015

In support of a new volunteer management system for Tabitha Inc., which provides elder care services

TeamMates Mentoring Program

Amount
$10,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2015

First payment of a two-year $15,000 grant to assist with development of a research project to improve the organization’s recruitment and retention of mentors

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Department of Psychology

Amount
$24,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2015

First payment of a three-year $65,000 grant in support of Project SAFE, a clinical research and treatment program for sexually abused children and their families that works with the Lincoln Lancaster County Child Advocacy Center

Voices for Children in Nebraska

Amount
$10,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2015

To provide transitional support of the Executive Director position for this statewide organization advocating for children’s well-being

Voices of Hope Lincoln, Inc.

Amount
$35,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2015

To expand capacity and staffing for work with threat assessment teams in Lincoln for this agency that assists and advocates for victims and survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault

Total $416,500