Center for Rural Affairs


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)


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


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

Legal Aid of Nebraska


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


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

OpenSky Policy Institute


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


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

Total $270,000