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Grants to Nebraska Nonprofits and Agencies
for Innovative Health Programs in the Lincoln Area

GrantWatch ID#: 169911
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Community Health Endowment (CHE) of Lincoln

01/13/17

03/31/17

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Grants to Lincoln Area, Nebraska nonprofits and agencies for innovative health services, projects and programs. Workshops will be held the week of October 17, 2016, and the mandatory LOI is due January 13, 2017. Funding is intended for practices that cause health care providers to take an active role in helping patients stay healthy outside of a clinical setting, as well as make investments in early childhood that have the greatest potential to reduce health disparities over the lifespan.

Early childhood priorities:

- Adverse childhood experiences and toxic stress;
- Childhood obesity; and/or
- Improved maternal health, and healthy birth and early childhood outcomes;

Other Priorities:
- Intentional linkages between housing, health, neighborhood organizations, financial institutions, and economic development; and
- Prevention-focused efforts that foster healthy behaviors and lead to improved health outcomes.

Within these priorities, CHE encourages applicants to:
- Consider the relationship of poverty to the issue being addressed and how poverty influences both the cause of, and the solution to, the identified issue.
- Utilize, whenever possible, locally-based geographic data to identify target groups and/or high-risk areas or neighborhoods.
- Utilize, whenever possible, evidence-based data or research to identify target groups, high-risk populations, and/or program delivery models.

The grant period begins July 1, 2017.

Eligible:
- 501(c)3 organizations
- Government and public agencies
- Dollar-for-dollar matching funds for capital projects

Not Eligible:
- Individuals through direct financial contributions
- Projects outside Lincoln and surrounding area
- Laboratory or clinical research
- Non tax-exempt organizations
- Endowments
- Fundraising efforts
- Lobbying
- Debt reduction

Applicant Workshops are scheduled for the week of October 17, 2016.

Contact the office manager for details.

CHE uses a two-stage application process. Stage I (LOI) is a short application that will give the funder a good understanding of the proposed project and the difference you hope to make through the project without requiring a full application. Stage II is open to invited applicants only and requires a full application, work plan, detailed budget and supporting documents.

Register and submit the Stage I application: http://bit.ly/1LnvlUG

CHE recommends that applicants compose their application in a word processing document and copy and paste into the online application. Please be aware that character counts can vary between programs; you may need to edit the application after you paste the information into the online form.

Timeline:
-Week of October 17, 2016: Applicant Workshops
-January 13, 2017, 12 noon: Stage I Applications Due
-By March 3, 2017: Invitations Extended to Submit Stage II Applications
-March 31, 2017, 12 noon: Stage II Applications Due
-May 26, 2017: Grantees Notified
-July 1, 2017: Grant Period Begins

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Lori Seibel, President/CEO
Lori.Seibel@chelincoln.org

Marcia White, Program Manager
Marcia.White@chelincoln.org

Jodi Loos, Office Manager
Jodi.Loos@chelincoln.org

Community Health Endowment
250 No. 21st Street, Suite 2
Lincoln, NE 68503

P: 402-436-5516
F: 402-436-4128

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