Grants

Grants in Support of Human Services
Awarded in 2020

Bridges to Hope

Amount
$25,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2020

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

Disability Rights Nebraska

Amount
$20,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2020

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

El Centro de las Americas

Amount
$30,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2020

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

Food Bank of Lincoln, Inc.

Amount
$20,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2020

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

Girl Scouts-Spirit of Nebraska

Amount
$10,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2020

Support of a summer program for girls in its outreach programming at Lincoln Public Schools

Good Neighbor Community Center, Inc. (general operating)

Amount
$30,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2020

First payment of a two-year $60,000 operating grant for this agency serving basic and emergency needs and programs for New Americans

HUB Central Access Point for Young Adults

Amount
$30,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2020

Operating support for this organization serving youth transitioning to adulthood who are disconnected from family and the community

Lincoln Medical Education Partnership

Amount
$10,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2020

Support for the School Community Intervention and Prevention program to provide mental, behavioral and emotional health care for students

Malone Community Center (general operating)

Amount
$12,500
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2020

Operating support for this organization serving Lincoln’s African-American community and the Malone neighborhood

Matt Talbot Kitchen & Outreach, Inc.

Amount
$25,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2020

First payment of a two-year $40,000 grant supporting the Homeless Diversion program, which works to find or keep housing options

Mental Health Association of Nebraska

Amount
$30,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2020

Staffing support for the Living Room project, which provides a mental-health respite location with the REAL peer-support program

Rabble Mill

Amount
$30,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2020

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

The Set Me Free Project

Amount
$24,250
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2020

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

Voices of Hope Lincoln, Inc.

Amount
$20,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2020

Support for sexual-assault advocacy services and technical needs

Yazda (Yazidi Cultural Center)

Amount
$10,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2020

General-operating support for this center providing education and services to Lincoln’s Yazidi community

Total $426,750