ACLU Nebraska Foundation, Inc.


First payment of a two-year $40,000 grant for a court-watching project in Lancaster County and related educational outreach

Bridges to Hope


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

Civic Nebraska


First payment of a three-year $900,000 grant to support the Collective Impact Lincoln project to create resident-led, positive change in six Lincoln neighborhoods

Community CROPS


Continued support for the Yazidi Farmer Outreach Program with this organization that helps the community grow and enjoy healthy, local food

Disability Rights Nebraska


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

Economic Empowerment Center


Support of direct financial aid during the pandemic through Lincoln nonprofit partners to those not eligible for local, state or federal support

El Centro de las Americas


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

Food Bank of Lincoln, Inc.


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

Leadership Lincoln, Inc.


Second and final payment of a two-year $30,000 grant in support of the organization’s Advocates cohort, which develops strong leaders advocating for underrepresented voices

Lincoln Arts Council


Support of arts programming with Lincoln community and nonprofit organizations

Lincoln Lancaster County Habitat for Humanity, Inc.


Second and final 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

Lincoln Literacy Council


First payment of a three-year $500,000 Breakthrough Initiative Grant supporting job-skills training, mentorship and classes to build skills toward well-paying careers

Nebraska Civic Engagement Table


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

Nebraska Cultural Endowment


For expansion of marketing for this endowment that matches funds pledged by the State of Nebraska to support arts and humanities programming across the state

Nebraska Writers Collective


Support for Louder Than a Bomb performance poetry programs at Lincoln/Lancaster County public schools and the Writers’ Block program at the Lincoln Correctional Center

Outlinc, Inc.


In support of a project to build a business-focused coalition to support nondiscrimination employment policies for LGBTQ+ Nebraskans

Rabble Mill


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

St. Monica’s Home


In support of building renovations needed to provide services during the pandemic

The Set Me Free Project


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

The Willa Cather Foundation


Toward the display and care for the Foundation’s collection and archive of correspondence, rare books and photographs; made in memory of Lucia Woods Lindley

Total $1,645,750