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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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Jack Campbell Elected Chair Emeritus of Cooper Foundation

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 The trustees of the Cooper Foundation have elected Jack D. Campbell Chair Emeritus, in recognition of his service, leadership, and commitment to the Foundation and the communities it serves. Jack Campbell is the longest serving Chair of the board of the Cooper Foundation, having served for

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Linda Crump retires from the Cooper Foundation Board

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 The trustees of the Cooper Foundation have announced the retirement of long-time trustee, Linda Crump. She joined the board in 2009 while serving as Director of the Office of Equity, Access and Diversity Programs at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Crump, the first person of color elected

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