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Grants in Support of Human Services Awarded in 2021
Asian Community and Cultural Center
Second and final payment of a two-year $60,000 general-operating grant for this center serving Lincoln’s Asian and New American communities
Bridges to Hope
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
General-operating and staffing support for this organization providing education, advocacy and networking opportunities for Lincoln nonprofits and their employees
Cedars Youth Services, Inc.
Staffing support for this agency’s emergency shelter, providing short-term care for youth ages 12-18
Continued support for the Artists on the Edge and Writers’ Wordshop, creative opportunities for adults with mental-health issues or in recovery
El Centro de las Américas
General-operating support for this cultural center serving Lincoln’s Hispanic/Latinx population and the community
Family Violence Council
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
Fresh Start, Inc.
First payment of a two-year $90,000 general-operating grant for this shelter and transitional program for homeless women
Friendship Home of Lincoln
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
Good Neighbor Community Center, Inc.
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
Heartland Big Brothers-Big Sisters (aka Big Brothers Big Sisters Lincoln)
First payment of a two-year $50,000 grant to support staffing for this organization that coordinates and professionally supports one-to-one mentoring relationships for at-risk children
Programming support for this agency that provides child-centered mental-health services for low-income families
Matt Talbot Kitchen & Outreach, Inc.
Second and final payment of a two-year $40,000 grant supporting the Homeless Diversion program, which works to find or keep housing options
In support of technical assistance, training, resources and more for Lincoln’s mentoring organizations
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
The Set Me Free Project
Continued support of Lincoln education programs on the dangers of human trafficking and social media safety
Voices of Hope Lincoln, Inc.
Staffing support for multicultural outreach for this organization that assists and advocates for victims and survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault
Yazda (Yazidi Cultural Center)
Continued general-operating support for this center providing education and services to Lincoln’s Yazidi community
YWCA of Lincoln
First payment of a two-year $40,000 grant in support of staffing for this organization working to eliminate racism and empower women