Bridges to Hope


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

Bright Lights


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

CASA for Lancaster County


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

Cause Collective


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

Center for People in Need, Inc.


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

Center for Rural Affairs


General-operating support for advocacy work in Lancaster County to benefit low- and moderate-income Nebraskans

CenterPointe, Inc.


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

Disability Rights Nebraska


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

El Centro de las Americas


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

Families Inspiring Families


For support of a theatrical production in spring 2020 to share the stories of people who have experienced trauma, court involvement and/or family violence

Girls Code Lincoln


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

Girls Incorporated of Omaha


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



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

Inclusive Communities


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

Leadership Lincoln, Inc.


First payment of a two-year $30,000 grant in support of the organization’s Advocates cohort, which develops strong leaders with a focus on advocating for underrepresented voices

Lincoln Arts Council


Second payment of a two-year $50,000 grant to support coordination of arts programming at Lincoln schools and other outreach

Lincoln Housing Charities


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

Lincoln Lancaster County Habitat for Humanity


First payment of a two-year $40,000 grant for a Homeownership Coordinator position to work with this organization that builds and rehabilitates housing for low-income Lincoln families

Madonna Foundation


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

Mourning Hope


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

Nebraska Children and Families Foundation


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

Nebraska Civic Engagement Table


First payment of a three-year $90,000 grant for this advocacy organization working to build an electorate representative of all Nebraskans

Nebraska Cultural Endowment


Support of this endowment that matches funds pledged from the State of Nebraska to support arts and humanities programming across the state

OpenSky Policy Institute


In support of a journalism project for this organization that promotes public discussion and conducts research on fiscal policy

Released and Restored, Inc.


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

Stand for Schools


General-operating support for this organization advancing public education in Nebraska

The Mediation Center


For work with a peer-to-peer restorative justice project at two Lincoln high schools

The Set Me Free Project


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

Vision Maker Media


Second payment of a two-year $30,000 grant for staffing support of the Vision Maker Film Festivals in 2018 and 2020, which showcase stories of Native People



Support of start-up expenses for this Lincoln chapter of the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network

YWCA of Lincoln


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

Total $1,529,200