Current Grants

Grants Approved - March 2017

Child Guidance Center - $12,000
Toward general operating support, specifically for outpatient mental health services for children and families who are unable to pay.

Community Services Fund of Nebraska - $6,000
Support for the 2017 campaign of this fundraising coalition, serving 62 diverse Nebraska nonprofit organizations.

Institute for Holocaust Education - $10,000
Toward the staff position of Education Coordinator, to support training and professional development for teachers and programs and educational activities for students across Nebraska.

Lincoln Literacy - $10,000
General operating support.

Lux Center for the Arts - $15,000
Toward the annual Artist-In-Residence program.

Nature Conservancy - $10,000
Toward the purchase of the Uridil Tract, from the Crane Trust, one of the biggest single parcels left on the Central Platte.

Nebraska Appleseed - $10,000
Operating support for the Economic Justice Program, which will help improve the financial security and quality of life for low-income working families.

Nebraska Cultural Endowment - $15,000
General operating support.

Nebraska Folklife Network - $8,000
To support a fieldwork survey to document an average of 30 traditional artists, 10 each in three Natural Resource Districts (NRDs) in western Nebraska.

Nebraska Land Trust - $15,000
Operating support for 2017, to include land protection efforts in Nebraska's Pine Ridge and a new initiative in the Lower Platte Valley.

Seniors Foundation of Lincoln & Lancaster County - $15,000
Toward the staff position of Executive Director.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Jazz in June - $10,000
Support for the 2017 summer concert series.

University of Nebraska State Museum - $12,000
Toward a new temporary exhibit, "Guts and Glory: A Parasite Story," opening April 22, 2017.

Willard Community Center - $15,000
Toward general operating support, specifically to offset additional expenses of relocating programming during their major renovation.