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Jane Renner Hood Retires from the Cooper Foundation Board

Thursday, January 23, 2020 Lincoln, Neb. — The trustees of the Cooper Foundation have announced the retirement of long-time board member Jane Renner Hood. Jane served for 25 years, having been elected to the board in 1994. Jane was the third woman elected to the Cooper board, and the first

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Cooper Foundation Approves Over $230,000 in Grants at December Meeting

Friday, December 20, 2019 Lincoln, Neb. — The Cooper Foundation Board of Trustees awarded a grant of $15,000 to HoChunk Community Development Corporation for their work with the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska for HoChunk Harvest – a major food sovereignty initiative led by the tribal community, created in response to

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Cooper Foundation Awards Grants at June Meeting

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 Lincoln, Neb. — The Cooper Foundation awarded a grant of $15,000 to the TeamMates Mentoring Program to support TeamMates of Lincoln and help build capacity for communications, recruitment, and staff development. TeamMates of Lincoln, the largest chapter, has connected thousands of youth with adult mentors who

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Cooper Foundation Awards First Quarter Grants

Lincoln, Neb. — The Cooper Foundation awarded a grant of $12,500 to Central Community College, Hastings, Nebraska, in support of the Nebraska Math Readiness Project (NMRP). This three-year pilot project will provide support for high school students who need to improve their math skills before entering and completing a college-level

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