Grants

Grants in Support of Human Services
Awarded in 2021

Asian Community and Cultural Center

Amount
$30,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2021

Second and final payment of a two-year $60,000 general-operating grant for this center serving Lincoln’s Asian and New American communities

Bridges to Hope

Amount
$20,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2021

Second and final 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

Cause Collective

Amount
$20,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2021

General-operating and staffing support for this organization providing education, advocacy and networking opportunities for Lincoln nonprofits and their employees

Cedars Youth Services, Inc.

Amount
$20,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2021

Staffing support for this agency’s emergency shelter, providing short-term care for youth ages 12-18

CenterPointe, Inc.

Amount
$10,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2021

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

El Centro de las Américas

Amount
$30,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2021

General-operating support for this cultural center serving Lincoln’s Hispanic/Latinx population and the community

Family Violence Council

Amount
$300,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2021

First payment of a three-year $900,000 Breakthrough Initiative Grant supporting a collaborative coordinated response to child abuse cases in Lancaster County in which domestic violence also occurs

Fresh Start, Inc.

Amount
$45,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2021

First payment of a two-year $90,000 general-operating grant for this shelter and transitional program for homeless women

Friendship Home of Lincoln

Amount
$35,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2021

First payment of a two-year $60,000 grant to increase outreach and services to communities of color for this crisis center and shelter for victims of domestic violence

Good Neighbor Community Center, Inc.

Amount
$30,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2021

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

HopeSpoke

Amount
$30,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2021

Programming support for this agency that provides child-centered mental-health services for low-income families

Matt Talbot Kitchen & Outreach, Inc.

Amount
$15,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2021

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

MENTOR Nebraska

Amount
$10,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2021

In support of technical assistance, training, resources and more for Lincoln’s mentoring organizations

Rabble Mill

Amount
$20,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2021

First payment of a two-year $40,000 general-operating grant to support this organization providing life and professional skills for at-risk youth in Lincoln

The Set Me Free Project

Amount
$10,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2021

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
2021

Staffing support for multicultural outreach for this organization that assists and advocates for victims and survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault

Yazda (Yazidi Cultural Center)

Amount
$10,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2021

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

YWCA of Lincoln

Amount
$20,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2021

First payment of a two-year $40,000 grant in support of staffing for this organization working to eliminate racism and empower women

Total $705,000