Grants

Center for Rural Affairs

$20000

In support of civic-engagement work among Latinos in Nebraska and development of town-hall forums in the Lincoln area

Common Cause Education Fund (Nebraska)

$20000

Final payment of a two-year $40,000 grant to support the general operations of this watchdog organization in Nebraska that works to keep government accountable to all citizens

Community CROPS

$15000

To support strategic planning for this organization that works to help the community grow and enjoy healthy, local food

Legal Aid of Nebraska

$10000

Final payment of a three-year $50,000 grant for a new Access to Justice Self-Help Center in downtown Lincoln to be staffed by Legal Aid attorneys and open three afternoons a week

Nebraskans for Civic Reform

$20000

Final payment of a two-year $40,000 grant toward a new position focusing on protecting voting rights for all Nebraskans

OpenSky Policy Institute

$20000

For general-operating expenses of this organization working to expand economic opportunity for all Nebraskans by promoting public discussion and informed action through research, analysis and outreach

The Mediation Center

$15000

To boost this organization’s capacity to provide mediation between victims and juvenile offenders

Total $270,000