To improve the quality of life in Lincoln, Nebraska by:
- Expanding prosperity and justice
- Advancing diverse and balanced
participation of community residents
- Stimulating creativity and ingenuity.
A community that offers a promising future for all, where everyone has the opportunity to participate and thrive
Woods Charitable Fund’s grant-making reflects its cornerstone values:
|Participation||Every person deserves dignity, respect and an opportunity to participate.|
|Empowerment||Empowerment means that individuals must determine their own agendas for change rather than having one imposed on them.|
|Diversity||Diversity enhances and strengthens communities.|
|Change||Programs, services and institutions can profoundly impact and improve people’s lives, and all systems can benefit from continuous efforts to assess and improve their relevance and benefit those they serve.|
|Integrity||The Fund and other trusted community partners operate with integrity, mutuality and transparency.|
Woods Charitable Fund’s grant program is broad in outlook, supporting direct service, organizational capacity building and projects exploring policy options in the public interest, which may result in long-term solutions to conditions affecting our community.