ACLU Nebraska Foundation, Inc.


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.


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

Cedars Youth Services


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

CenterPointe, Inc.


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

El Centro de las Americas


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.


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

Food Bank of Lincoln, Inc.


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.


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

Friendship Home of Lincoln


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

Lead Up


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

Legal Aid of Nebraska


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


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

Lincoln Bike Kitchen


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

Lincoln Orchestra Association


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


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

Mourning Hope


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

NET Foundation for Television


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

Projecto Cultural


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

Rabble Mill


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

Stand for Schools


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

The Set Me Free Project


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



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

Total $1,636,500