Grants

Grants in Support of Civic and Community
Awarded in 2020

ACLU Nebraska Foundation, Inc.

Amount
$20,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2020

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

Asian Community and Cultural Center (citizenship programming)

Amount
$70,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2020

A collaborative grant with El Centro de las Americas to provide education and legal immigration services for clients studying to become U.S. citizens

Center for Legal Immigration Assistance (UPLIFT project)

Amount
$40,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2020

Third and final payment of a three-year $120,000 grant for UPLIFT, to provide legal services through Lincoln cultural centers to undocumented individuals

Civic Nebraska

Amount
$300,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2020

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

Amount
$7,500
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2020

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

Leadership Lincoln, Inc.

Amount
$15,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2020

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

Legal Aid of Nebraska (Housing Justice project)

Amount
$20,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2020

Continued support of a Lincoln attorney specializing in housing legal issues for the organization’s Housing Justice Project

Legal Aid of Nebraska (UPLIFT project)

Amount
$160,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2020

Third and final payment of a three-year $480,000 grant for UPLIFT, to provide legal services through Lincoln cultural centers

Lincoln Community Foundation, Inc.

Amount
$5,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2020

In support of the Lincoln Vital Signs communitywide data report for 2022

Lincoln Lancaster County Habitat for Humanity, Inc.

Amount
$20,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2020

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

Nebraska Civic Engagement Table

Amount
$30,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2020

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

Outlinc, Inc.

Amount
$20,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2020

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

South of Downtown Community Development Organization

Amount
$25,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2020

Support of a project to host a traveling exhibition addressing housing instability and coordination with community partners on events, exhibitions and conversations

Total $780,000