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Cooper Foundation Approves Over $200,000 in Second Grant Cycle

Thursday, June 30, 2022 Lincoln, Neb. — The Cooper Foundation contributed $15,000 to United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County to support the Lincoln Resettlement Fund, a one-time community fundraising effort to support essential services for newly arrived refugees, including families from Afghanistan and Ukraine. The fund will support local

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Cooper Foundation Approves Over $250,000 in Grants

Tuesday, March 29, 2022 Lincoln, Neb. —  The Cooper Foundation Board of Trustees approved grants in its first quarter cycle totaling $253,500 to 17 diverse nonprofit organizations. Grant recipients are located in Lincoln unless otherwise noted. A grant of $25,000 to the new Solidago Conservancy will support land and natural

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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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