Cooper Foundation Awards First Quarter Grants

Friday, April 12, 2024 Lincoln, Neb. — The Cooper Foundation awarded a grant of $20,000 to Nebraska Tribes Addressing Violence Coalition to support their work in addressing intimate partner violence against Native Americans and tribal communities in Nebraska. Nebraska Tribes Addressing Violence Coalition (NETAV) was established in 2022 and works

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Cooper Foundation Elects Michelle Suarez to Board of Trustees

Tuesday, January 16, 2024 Lincoln, Neb. — In January 2024 Michelle Suarez joined the Cooper Foundation Board of Trustees. President Victoria Grasso said, “Michelle brings deep knowledge of our community and a long history of engagement in education, community development, and many other areas which will greatly add to our

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Cooper Foundation Celebrates 90 Years of Community Support

Monday, January 8, 2024 Lincoln, NE – In 2024 the Cooper Foundation celebrates 90 years of grantmaking to support community needs in Lincoln and throughout Nebraska. Our founder Joseph H. Cooper, a Jewish immigrant, worked in a variety of capacities in New York City’s movie theatres in the early days

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In Memoriam – We Remember Robert L. Nefsky

Monday, November 27, 2023 In Memoriam, Robert L. Nefsky, April 2, 1951 – November 22, 2023 Bob Nefsky joined the board of trustees of the Cooper Foundation in September 2004, and served until his untimely death in November 2023. He filled many vital roles at the foundation during that time,

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