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Grants to Nebraska Nonprofits for Programs
in Education, Arts, and the Environment

GrantWatch ID#: 171708
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Lincoln Community Foundation



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Grants to Nebraska nonprofit organizations for programs and initiatives to benefit the lives of residents in Lincoln and Lancaster County. Applicants may submit LOIs by November 1 if invited to do so by the Foundation. Funding is intended for programs that focus on the areas of arts and culture, human services, children and families, older adults, animal welfare, environment, youth development and education.

Applicants organizations should demonstrate the following:

- Evidence of sound financial management
- Evidence of strong leadership and an engaged governing board
- Accessibility to the underserved and underrepresented populations
- Impact across a broad segment of the community
- Plans for sustainability

Grant recipients are required to submit an Evaluation Form one year after receiving a grant award.

Grant requests are only accepted from qualified 501(c)(3) organizations and others recognized by the IRS as qualified recipients of tax-deductible gifts serving Lincoln and Lancaster County.

The Foundation does not consider grants for religious purposes, political activities, endowments, or programs that create an indefinite, long-term commitment by the Foundation.

Grants to organizations that discriminate based on race, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, creed or ethnic group are not considered.

Application Process

Contact the Vice President for Community Outreach to discuss the grant request.

Submit a Letter of Inquiry if invited to do so by foundation staff, November 1, 2017.

Submit the Grant Application Form if invited to do so by foundation staff, December 12, 2017.

Grant recipients are required to submit an Evaluation Form one year after receiving a grant award.

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

Sarah Peetz, Vice President for Community Outreach

City of Lincoln and Lancaster County

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USA: Nebraska

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