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Cooper Foundation Focuses Grantmaking in Response to COVID-19

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 Lincoln, Neb. —  In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Board of Trustees of the Cooper Foundation has changed its grantmaking to focus on the critical needs of nonprofit organizations and those they serve. Grants will be awarded monthly for unrestricted general operating support with a

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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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