Grants

Bridge Behavioral Health, Inc.

$25000

First payment of a two-year $40,000 grant to add a new Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor position at this center specializing in treatment of alcoholism and drug addiction

CenterPointe, Inc.

$8000

For continued support of a Development Associate position for this organization helping homeless and low-income people with mental-health and substance-abuse issues

Disability Rights Nebraska

$20000

To assist production of an Inclusive Education Advocacy Institute, a workshop to promote inclusive education for all children in preschool through middle school

El Centro de las Americas

$10000

Final payment of a two-year $25,000 grant for family support services of this cultural center serving Lincoln’s Hispanic/Latino population and the community

Family Health Services

$10000

In support of a program providing long-term reversible contraception for low-income women at the agency’s Lincoln clinic

Food Bank of Lincoln, Inc.

$20000

First payment of a two-year $40,000 grant to support markets providing nonperishable foods, baked goods and fresh produce at two Lincoln high schools

Good Neighbor Community Center

$20000

Final payment of a two-year $40,000 grant to support the MENA Hope Project to help Lincoln’s immigrants and refugees from the Middle East and North Africa

Lincoln Lancaster County Child Advocacy Center

$20000

First payment of a two-year $30,000 grant to support a new Training and Prevention Director position for this agency that provides a safe, neutral location for conducting forensic interviews of victims of child abuse

Produce from the Heart

$30000

General-operating support for this organization that collects and distributes excess produce to food-insecure populations

Seniors Foundation

$20000

A challenge grant to support a new Executive Director position for this organization assisting Southeast Nebraska’s Aging Partners agency

St. Monica’s Home

$20000

To assist with start-up costs to launch a substance-abuse treatment program for adolescent girls at this behavioral health treatment organization dedicated to serving women

Tabitha Foundation

$15000

In support of a new volunteer management system for Tabitha Inc., which provides elder care services

TeamMates Mentoring Program

$10000

First payment of a two-year $15,000 grant to assist with development of a research project to improve the organization’s recruitment and retention of mentors

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Department of Psychology

$24000

First payment of a three-year $65,000 grant in support of Project SAFE, a clinical research and treatment program for sexually abused children and their families that works with the Lincoln Lancaster County Child Advocacy Center

Voices for Children in Nebraska

$10000

To provide transitional support of the Executive Director position for this statewide organization advocating for children’s well-being

Voices of Hope Lincoln, Inc.

$35000

To expand capacity and staffing for work with threat assessment teams in Lincoln for this agency that assists and advocates for victims and survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault

Total $416,500