Foundation / Corporation
Lincoln Community Foundation (LCF)
Grants to Nebraska nonprofit organizations to benefit Lincoln and Lancaster County communities. Applicants must consult with program staff prior to completing a required letter of inquiry. Priority will be given to activities that enhance the quality of life, promote economic prosperity, and help youth succeed using a cradle-to-career approach.
Organizations must show impact across a broad segment of the community as well as plans for sustainability.
GrantWatch ID#: 181196
Grant applications are only accepted from qualified 501(c)(3) organizations and others recognized by the IRS as qualified recipients of tax-deductible gifts. Organizations must be located or doing business in Lincoln/Lancaster County, with accessibility to underserved and underrepresented populations.
Organizations will provide evidence of sound financial management, strong leadership, and an engaged governing board. Organizations must show impact across a broad segment of the community as well as plans for sustainability
The Foundation does not consider grants for religious purposes, political activities, endowments, or programs that create an indefinite, long-term commitment by LCF. Grants to organizations that discriminate based on race, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, creed, or ethnic group are not considered.
The application process for Community Grants is as follows:
-Contact the Vice President for Community Outreach (see contact details below) to discuss the grant request.
-Submit a Letter of Inquiry if invited to do so by LCF staff.
-Submit the Grant Application Form, if invited to do so by LCF staff.
-Letter of Inquiry Deadline: May 1, 2019
-Application Deadline: June 14, 2019
-Application Reviewed: August 2019
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Submit an LOI and apply online: https://lcf.academicworks.com/
Michelle Paulk, Vice President, Community Outreach
Lincoln Community Foundation
215 Centennial Mall South, Suite 100
Lincoln, Nebraska 68508
USA: Nebraska: Lincoln/Lancaster County