Grants

Grants in Support of Civic and Community
Awarded in 2021

Center for Legal Immigration Assistance (aka CLIA)

Amount
$20,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2021

First payment of a $40,000 grant for continued support of UPLIFT, to provide legal services through Lincoln cultural centers to undocumented individuals

Civic Nebraska (Capitol Experience Day)

Amount
$20,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2021

First payment of a two-year $40,000 grant to support the Capitol Experience Day program at this agency working to make elections and civic institutions more accessible to all

Civic Nebraska (Collective Impact Lincoln Phase 2)

Amount
$300,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2021

Second 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

Common Cause Nebraska Education Fund

Amount
$10,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2021

Support of a public education campaign in Lancaster County to advocate for a fair and transparent redistricting process

Legal Aid of Nebraska

Amount
$110,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2021

First payment of a three-year $330,000 grant for UPLIFT, to provide legal services through Lincoln cultural centers

Nebraska Civic Engagement Table

Amount
$30,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2021

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

Neighborhoods, Inc. (dba NeighborWorks Lincoln)

Amount
$25,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2021

First payment of a two-year $50,000 grant for community-building staffing and projects focused on Lincoln’s Malone and Hawley neighborhoods

South of Downtown Community Development Organization

Amount
$10,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2021

Support of paid neighborhood consultants to implement the South of Downtown Redevelopment and Strategic Plan in the Everett and Near South neighborhoods

Total $585,000