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Cooper Foundation Approves $285,500 in Grants at September Board Meeting

Thursday, September 30, 2021 Lincoln, Neb. — The Cooper Foundation awarded a grant of $30,000 to the Nebraska Indian Child Welfare Coalition (NICWC) toward the position of Training and Education Director. The Coalition is a Native American-led, not-for-profit corporation that provides education, advocacy, and culturally-informed services and trainings for State

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Cooper Foundation Awards Over $450,000 in Grants at June Meeting

Thursday, July 1, 2021 Lincoln, Neb. — The Cooper Foundation awarded a grant of $15,000 for the 2021 Lincoln Crossroads Music Festival (July 31-August 8). Now entering its second season, the festival will present over 12 events featuring classical, folk, and world music from local and global musicians, including Celtic

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Cooper Foundation Elects Jasmine Kingsley to Board of Trustees

Tuesday, May 18, 2021 Lincoln, Neb. — The Cooper Foundation elected Jasmine Kingsley to its Board of Trustees at the March 26, 2021 board meeting. Art Thompson, Chair of the foundation, said, “The Cooper Foundation has a long tradition of recruiting the most accomplished professionals and engaged community members to

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Cooper Foundation Awards First Quarter Grants at March Meeting

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 Lincoln, Neb. — The Cooper Foundation Board of Trustees awarded a grant of $15,000 to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Cedar Point Biological Station (CPBS), a field research facility and experiential classroom located in Ogallala, Nebraska. The grant will fund the addition of a Motus network which

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Cooper Foundation Awards Fourth Quarter Grants at December Meeting

Monday, December 21, 2020 Lincoln, Neb. — The Cooper Foundation Board of Trustees awarded a grant of $30,000 to the Asian Community and Cultural Center for general operating support. The Center’s mission is to increase the stability of all immigrant and refugee families through culturally sensitive services and programs, including

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