Grants

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

Bright Lights

$5100

To support a strategic plan for this organization that provides summer academic and enrichment courses for elementary- and middle-school students

Bright Lights, Inc.

$8000

General-operating support for summer academic and enrichment courses for elementary- and middle-school students

Cedars Youth Services

$20000

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

Cedars Youth Services

$20000

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

Educare of Lincoln

$20000

For before- and after-school care for research-based childcare and preschool program

Educare of Lincoln, Inc.

$25000

Staffing support for the Waitlist Family Engagement program at this center that provides quality childcare and preschool for at-risk children

Girls Code Lincoln

$5000

For operational and planning expenses for this organization providing computer coding classes and workshops

Girls Incorporated of Omaha

$15000

For support of the Eureka program providing a science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) curriculum for Lincoln girls in grades 8-12 with community partners

Inclusive Communities

$8500

In support of Lincoln high-school students and staff participating in IncluCity Leadership Camp, to help students appreciate differences and reduce acts of violence

Lead Up

$10000

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

Lincoln Children’s Museum

$1000

First payment of a two-year $2,000 grant for staffing of clubs at Lincoln elementary schools’ Community Learning Centers

Lincoln Children’s Museum

$1000

Second payment of a two-year $2,000 grant for staffing of clubs at Lincoln elementary schools’ Community Learning Centers

Lincoln Housing Charities

$5000

Support of Expanding Horizons, a free summer enrichment program for children in Lincoln’s Air Park neighborhood

Lincoln Literacy Council

$165000

Second payment of a three-year $500,000 Breakthrough Initiative Grant supporting job-skills training, mentorship and classes to build skills toward well-paying careers

Lincoln Literacy Council

$30000

First payment of a two-year $60,000 grant to support general operations of this organization that teaches English language and literacy skills

Lincoln Literacy Council

$200000

First payment of a three-year $500,000 Breakthrough Initiative Grant supporting job-skills training, mentorship and classes to build skills toward well-paying careers

Lincoln Public Schools

$20000

Second and final payment of a $50,000 grant to support a summer program for incoming ninth-graders at The Career Academy to introduce them to career paths and provide high school credit

Lincoln Public Schools (Community LINKS program)

$94000

Third payment of a three-year $220,000 grant in support of Community LINKS, a collaboration of student services provided by community organizations, teachers and staff members to help Lincoln High School freshmen and sophomores at risk of dropping out

Lincoln Public Schools (Community LINKS programs)

$94000

Second payment of a three-year $220,000 grant in support of Community LINKS, a collaboration of student services provided by community organizations, teachers and staff members to help Lincoln High School freshmen and sophomores at risk of dropping out

Lincoln Public Schools (Community LINKS programs)

$32000

First payment of a three-year $220,000 grant in support of Community LINKS, a collaboration of student services provided by community organizations, teachers and staff members to help Lincoln High School freshmen and sophomores at risk of dropping out

Nebraska Children and Families Foundation

$15000

First payment of a two-year $30,000 grant for continued support of the Learn and Earn to Achieve Potential youth education and employment initiative in collaboration with the HUB Central Access Point for Young Adults

Nebraska Children and Families Foundation

$15000

For the Learn and Earn to Achieve Potential (LEAP) youth education and employment initiative in collaboration with the HUB Central Access Point for Young Adults

NET Foundation for Television

$5000

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

The Madonna Foundation

$5000

Final payment of a two-year $15,000 grant to support Kit’s Academy Therapeutic Learning Classroom, which helps children who have had an accident or illness continue their schoolwork during recovery and learn strategies to aid their return to school

YMCA of Lincoln

$40000

To support the organization’s work as a lead agency directing Community Learning Centers at four Lincoln public elementary and middle schools

Total $1,705,650