Lincoln Community Foundation Awards $158K to Support 18 Local Nonprofits
The Lincoln Community Foundation (www.lcf.org) distributed $158,000 in community grants to local nonprofit organizations.
These grants are made possible by contributions from the Lincoln Forever Fund and from a number of LCF donor endowment funds.
Organizations that received funding include: Bright Lights – $10,000 (Scholarship support for students in Title I Schools), Child Guidance Center – $10,000 (Infrastructure upgrades and capital improvements), Clinic With a Heart – $10,000 (General operating support), El Centro de las Americas – $9,000 (General operating support), Junior Achievement of Lincoln – $5,000 (Expansion of “It’s My Business” middle school curriculum), Legal Aid of Nebraska – $10,000 (Capital improvements), Lincoln Literacy – $10,000 (English Language and Literacy Academy), Lincoln Medical Education Partnership – $10,000 (School Community Intervention & Prevention program), Lincoln Orchestra Association -$5,000 (Social Impact Program and Family Literacy Partnership), Live Well. Go Fish – $10,000 (Outdoor experience for seniors, youth, veterans and people with disabilities), Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital – $19,000 (Community Medical Transportation program), Men with Dreams – $5,000 (Program support to reduce juvenile recidivism rate), Nebraska Appleseed Center for Law – $10,000 (Increase SNAP Employment & Training Program access), Nebraska Children and Families Foundation – $10,000 (Learn and Earn to Achieve Potential program), Old Cheney Farmers’ Market – $5,000 (SNAP and Double Up Food Bucks program support), Released and Restored – $10,000 (General operating support), Salvation Army – $5,000 (Shield Fine Arts Academy), Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center – $5,000 (Haines Branch Prairie Corridor).