Grants Awarded

Current Grants

Asian Community and Cultural Center: $20,000
General operating support for this cultural center that serves all immigrants and refugees in Lincoln and surrounding areas.

The Bridge Behavioral Health: $20,000
Towards operating support. The Bridge is a nationally accredited treatment center specializing in the provision of individual and group care, recovery services, and residential and outpatient services for those struggling with substance use and mental health disorders.

Coalition for a Strong Nebraska: $7,500
General operating support. Coalition for a Strong Nebraska (CSN) is a statewide, nonpartisan coalition that supports structural and collective policy solutions impacting poverty.

Food Bank of Lincoln: $7,500
Staffing support for the Media and Communications Assistant position.

Foster Care Closet: $20,000
Towards general operating to support emergency services and meet the immediate needs of youth entering foster care.

Friendship Home: $20,000
Staffing support for the position of Program Database Coordinator and the transition to a new program database system.

Lincoln/Lancaster County Habitat for Humanity: $15,000
Support for the Repairs Program and the position of Repairs Program Manager.

Lincoln Music Teachers Association: $7,500
Towards the Music Outreach Program (MOP), which provides advanced music study for students who want to improve their skills but do not have the financial means for private lessons.

Lincoln Orchestra Association: $10,000
General operating support for Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra 2023-2024 season.

Matt Talbot Kitchen and Outreach: $15,000
Staffing support for the position of Human Resources Manager.

Metropolitan Opera/Nebraska Auditions: $1,000
Towars the 2023-2024 Nebraska auditions of the Metropolitan Opera.

United Way of Lincoln/Lancaster County: $22,000
Towards the 2023 annual campaign.

UNL-Office of Diversity & Inclusion: $10,000
To support the pilot of the Institute for Inclusive Innovation (I-3).

UNL-E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues: $21,862
Toward the 2024-2025 Forum season from the Thompson Family Fund.

Wachiska Audubon Society: $15,000
Staffing support for the Executive Director position. The mission of Wachiska is to bring people together to preserve and restore native tallgrass prairies and natural ecosystems, promote birding, support native wildlife, provide nature education, and advocate for sustainability of the natural community.

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