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

Asian Community & Cultural Center

$20000

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

Asian Community and Cultural Center

$30000

Second and final payment of a two-year $60,000 general-operating grant for this center serving Lincoln’s Asian and New American communities

Bay Lincoln (The Bay)

$34000

General-operating support for this youth organization providing outreach and more

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

Bridges to Hope

$25000

First payment of a two-year $45,000 grant for continued support of a staff position for this organization supporting those re-entering society after incarceration

Bridges to Hope

$16600

Support of a staff position for this organization providing household goods, clothing and more to those re-entering society after incarceration

Bridges to Hope

$5000

Capacity-building support for this organization serving those recently released from incarceration

Bridges to Hope

$20000

Second and final payment of a two-year $45,000 grant for continued support of a staff position for this organization supporting those re-entering society after incarceration

Camp Summergold, Inc.

$7500

For support of leadership and capacity of this summer camp program for girls

CASA for Lancaster County

$15000

General-operating support for this organization that provides volunteers to advocate for abused and neglected children going through the court system

Cause Collective

$10000

Two grants of $5,000 to support work with nonprofit executives on succession planning

Cause Collective

$20000

General-operating and staffing support for this organization providing education, advocacy and networking opportunities for Lincoln nonprofits and their employees

Cedars Youth Services

$30000

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

Cedars Youth Services, Inc.

$20000

Staffing support for this agency’s emergency shelter, providing short-term care for youth ages 12-18

Center for People in Need, Inc.

$6000

General-operating support of this organization providing services and programs to low-income people that address their basic needs

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

CenterPointe, Inc.

$10000

Continued support for Artists on the Edge and Writers’ Wordshop, creative opportunities for adults with mental-health issues or in recovery

CenterPointe, Inc.

$11000

For Artists on the Edge and Writers’ Wordshop, creative opportunities for adults with mental-health issues or in recovery

CenterPointe, Inc.

$10000

Continued support for the Artists on the Edge and Writers’ Wordshop, creative opportunities for adults with mental-health issues or in recovery

Disability Rights Nebraska

$20000

Third and final payment of a three-year $100,000 grant for the Inclusive Education Lay Advocacy Program to advocate for and encourage inclusive education for students with special-education needs

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

Disability Rights Nebraska

$40000

Second payment of a three-year $100,000 grant for the Inclusive Education Lay Advocacy Program to advocate for and encourage inclusive education for students with special-education needs

Disability Rights Nebraska

$40000

First payment of a three-year $100,000 grant to support the Inclusive Education Lay Advocacy project in Lincoln

El Centro de las Américas

$30000

General-operating support for this cultural center serving Lincoln’s Hispanic/Latinx population and the community

El Centro de las Americas

$30000

Continued support for family-support services by this cultural center serving Lincoln’s Hispanic/Latino population and the community

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

El Centro de las Americas

$14000

Second and final payment of a two-year $30,000 grant for family support services by this cultural center serving Lincoln’s Hispanic/Latino population

El Centro de las Americas

$16000

First payment of a two-year $30,000 grant for family support services by this cultural center serving Lincoln’s Hispanic/Latino population

Family Health Services

$10000

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

Family Health Services, Inc.

$20000

To expand hours, outreach and marketing for services to adolescents and others at this agency’s Lincoln clinic

Family Violence Council

$300000

First payment of a three-year $900,000 Breakthrough Initiative Grant supporting a collaborative coordinated response to child abuse cases in Lancaster County in which domestic violence also occurs

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

Food Bank of Lincoln, Inc.

$20000

General-operating support of this organization providing services to end hunger in Southeast Nebraska

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

Food Bank of Lincoln, Inc.

$25000

First payment of a two-year $45,000 grant for markets providing food and fresh produce at Lincoln middle and high schools

Fresh Start, Inc.

$45000

First payment of a two-year $90,000 general-operating grant for this shelter and transitional program for homeless women

Fresh Start, Inc.

$19000

General-operating support for this organization that serves homeless women

Fresh Start, Inc.

$21000

General-operating support for this shelter and transitional program for homeless women

Friendship Home of Lincoln

$35000

First payment of a two-year $60,000 grant to increase outreach and services to communities of color for this crisis center and shelter for victims of domestic violence

Friendship Home of Lincoln

$20000

Staffing support of single-family units for this organization providing shelter for domestic-violence victims

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

Good Neighbor Community Center, Inc.

$30000

Second and final payment of a two-year $60,000 general-operating grant for this agency serving basic and emergency needs and programs for New Americans

HopeSpoke

$30000

Programming support for this agency that provides child-centered mental-health services for low-income families

HopeSpoke

$35000

Continued support of the organization’s ability to hire and retain quality staff

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

Karen Society of Nebraska, Inc.

$3500

Second 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 Bike Kitchen

$8000

Operating expenses 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 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

Lincoln YWCA

$25000

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

Madonna Foundation

$27500

Support of renovations and conversion of the Thomas C. Woods III House

Malone Community Center

$20000

General-operating support for this cultural center serving Lincoln’s African-American community and Malone neighborhood

Malone Community Center

$25000

General-operating support for this cultural center serving Lincoln’s African-American community

Matt Talbot Kitchen & Outreach, Inc.

$15000

Second and final payment of a two-year $40,000 grant supporting the Homeless Diversion program, which works to find or keep housing options

MENTOR Nebraska

$10000

In support of technical assistance, training, resources and more for Lincoln’s mentoring organizations

Mourning Hope

$15000

For outreach services at Lincoln Public Schools for grieving children

Mourning Hope

$50000

Second and final payment of two-year $100,000 general-operating grant for this organization that serves grieving children and families

Mourning Hope

$50000

First payment of two-year $100,000 general-operating grant for this organization that serves grieving children and families

Outlinc, Inc.

$5000

General-operating funds for this organization supporting Lincoln’s LGBTQ+ community

Outlinc, Inc.

$6000

Toward purchase of a donor/volunteer database system

Produce from the Heart

$30000

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

Rabble Mill

$20000

First payment of a two-year $40,000 general-operating grant to support this organization providing life and professional skills for at-risk youth in Lincoln

Rabble Mill

$30000

Operational support for this organization providing life and professional skills for at-risk youth

Rabble Mill

$30000

For data tracking and operations for this organization providing life and professional skills for Lincoln at-risk youth

Released and Restored, Inc.

$55000

A two-year grant to support empowerment programming provided to women from Community Corrections Center – Lincoln

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

General-operating support for this organization helping women with behavioral health and/or substance abuse issues

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

$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

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

The Set Me Free Project

$10000

Continued support of Lincoln education programs on the dangers of human trafficking and social media safety

The Set Me Free Project

$24250

Continued support of Lincoln education programs on the dangers of human trafficking and social media safety

The Set Me Free Project

$20000

Continued support of prevention education on the dangers of human trafficking and social media safety for Lincoln elementary, middle and high school students

The Set Me Free Project

$15000

For prevention education on the dangers of human trafficking and social media safety for Lincoln elementary, middle and high school students

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

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

$16000

Third 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 working with the Lincoln Lancaster County Child Advocacy Center

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 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.

$20000

Staffing support for multicultural outreach for this organization that assists and advocates for victims and survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault

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

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

Yazda (Yazidi Cultural Center)

$10000

Continued general-operating support for this center providing education and services to Lincoln’s Yazidi community

YWCA of Lincoln

$15000

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

YWCA of Lincoln

$20000

First payment of a two-year $40,000 grant in support of staffing for this organization working to eliminate racism and empower women

YWCA of Lincoln

$20000

General-operating support and support of social-justice initiatives for this organization working to eliminate racism and empower women

Total $3,582,600