Grants

ACLU Nebraska Foundation, Inc.

$10000

Continued general-operating and staffing support for work focused on Nebraska’s prison system and prisoners’ and ex-felons’ civil rights and liberties

Belmont Community Center, Inc.

$10000

Operating expenses for this neighborhood center offering preschool, before- and after-school and summer programming for Lincoln’s Belmont neighborhood

Cedars Youth Services

$20000

Second payment of a two-year $40,000 grant to support its Early Childhood Prevention Program

CenterPointe, Inc.

$11000

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

El Centro de las Americas

$16000

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

Family Health Services, Inc.

$20000

To expand hours, outreach and marketing for services to adolescents and others at this agency’s Lincoln clinic

Food Bank of Lincoln, Inc.

$25000

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

Fresh Start, Inc.

$21000

General-operating support for this shelter and transitional program for homeless women

Friendship Home of Lincoln

$20000

Staffing support of single-family units for this organization providing shelter for domestic-violence victims

Lead Up

$10000

Support for this organization that provides peer-led programming to connect college and career for high school students

Legal Aid of Nebraska

$160000

First payment of a three-year $480,000 grant for UPLIFT, to provide legal services to clients through 4 Lincoln cultural centers

Lincoln Arts Council

$25000

First payment of a two-year $50,000 grant to support coordination of arts programming at Lincoln schools and other outreach

Lincoln Bike Kitchen

$8000

Operating expenses for this organization providing bikes and bike repair for adults and children

Lincoln Orchestra Association

$10000

In support of a partnership providing tickets and education for families in the Lincoln Public Schools’ Family Literacy Program and for people served by nonprofits

Malone Community Center

$20000

General-operating support for this cultural center serving Lincoln’s African-American community and Malone neighborhood

Mourning Hope

$50000

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

NET Foundation for Television

$5000

Support of a series of educational literacy workshops for high-need Lincoln families using Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) curriculum

Projecto Cultural

$3500

General-operating support for this organization providing Hispanic cultural programming including the Grupo Folklorico Sangre Azteca youth dance group

Rabble Mill

$30000

For data tracking and operations for this organization providing life and professional skills for Lincoln at-risk youth

Stand for Schools

$15000

General-operating support for this organization advancing public education in Nebraska

The Set Me Free Project

$15000

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

VolunteerLinc

$15000

General-operating support to promote voluntarism through Lincoln’s nonprofit agencies

Total $1,636,500