Grants

Asian Community & Cultural Center

$25000

First payment of a two-year $45,000 grant for general operations of this cultural center supporting Lincoln’s Asian community

Cedars Youth Services

$30000

For its Bridges Transitional Living Program supervised program for youth ages 16-21

Food Bank of Lincoln, Inc.

$20000

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

Fresh Start, Inc.

$19000

General-operating support for this organization that serves homeless women

Karen Society of Nebraska, Inc.

$5000

First payment of a two-year $8,500 grant for an office coordinator position for this organization supporting Karen refugees in Lincoln

Lincoln Bike Kitchen

$8000

General-operating and leadership support for this organization providing bikes and bike repair for adults and children

Lincoln Lancaster County Child Advocacy Center

$10000

Second 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

Lincoln YWCA

$25000

General-operating support to assist this organization working to eliminate racism and empower women

Mourning Hope

$15000

For outreach services at Lincoln Public Schools for grieving children

Outlinc, Inc.

$6000

Toward purchase of a donor/volunteer database system

TeamMates Mentoring Program

$5000

Second 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

UNL Center on Children, Families and the Law

$12000

First payment of a two-year $24,000 grant to conduct and study meetings intended to improve communication between birth parents and caretakers of children in temporary custody

UNL Department of Psychology

$25000

Second 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 of Hope Lincoln, Inc.

$35000

Continued support 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 $465,000