Grants

Grants in Support of Human Services
Awarded in 2019

Bridges to Hope

Amount
$16,600
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2019

Support of a staff position for this organization providing household goods, clothing and more to those re-entering society after incarceration

CASA for Lancaster County

Amount
$15,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2019

General-operating support for this organization that provides volunteers to advocate for abused and neglected children going through the court system

Cause Collective

Amount
$10,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2019

Two grants of $5,000 to support work with nonprofit executives on succession planning

Center for People in Need, Inc.

Amount
$6,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2019

General-operating support of this organization providing services and programs to low-income people that address their basic needs

CenterPointe, Inc.

Amount
$10,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2019

Continued support for Artists on the Edge and Writers’ Wordshop, creative opportunities for adults with mental-health issues or in recovery

City of Lincoln, Lincoln Police Department

Amount
$25,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2019

Third and final payment of a three-year $75,000 grant to support staffing for Human Trafficking prevention and deterrence projects

Disability Rights Nebraska

Amount
$40,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2019

Second payment of a three-year $100,000 grant for the Inclusive Education Lay Advocacy Program to advocate for and encourage inclusive education for students with special-education needs

El Centro de las Americas

Amount
$14,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2019

Second and final payment of a two-year $30,000 grant for family support services by this cultural center serving Lincoln’s Hispanic/Latino population

Food Bank of Lincoln, Inc. (general operating)

Amount
$6,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2019

General-operating support of this organization providing services to end hunger in Southeast Nebraska

Food Bank of Lincoln, Inc. (school markets)

Amount
$20,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2019

Second and final payment of a two-year $45,000 grant for markets providing food and fresh produce at Lincoln middle and high schools

HopeSpoke

Amount
$35,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2019

Continued support of the organization’s ability to hire and retain quality staff

Lincoln Medical Education Partnership

Amount
$15,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2019

For the School Community Intervention and Prevention program, which supports students’ mental, behavioral and emotional health

Madonna Foundation

Amount
$27,500
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2019

Support of renovations and conversion of the Thomas C. Woods III House

Mourning Hope

Amount
$50,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2019

Second and final payment of two-year $100,000 general-operating grant for this organization that serves grieving children and families

Released and Restored, Inc.

Amount
$55,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2019

A two-year grant to support empowerment programming provided to women from Community Corrections Center – Lincoln

The Set Me Free Project

Amount
$20,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2019

Continued support of prevention education on the dangers of human trafficking and social media safety for Lincoln elementary, middle and high school students

Willard Community Center Corp.

Amount
$13,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2019

To support staffing and expenses for youth and summer programming at this west Lincoln community center

YWCA of Lincoln

Amount
$20,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2019

General-operating support and support of social-justice initiatives for this organization working to eliminate racism and empower women

Total $418,100