Community Grant

Grants to Lancaster County, Nebraska Nonprofits for
the Quality of Life, Youth, and Economic Prosperity

GrantWatch ID#: 181196
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Lincoln Community Foundation (LCF)



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Grants to Nebraska nonprofit organizations to benefit Lincoln and Lancaster County communities. Letters of inquiry are due November 1. Applicants must consult with program staff prior to submitting a 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.

Grant applications are only accepted from qualified 501(c)(3) organizations and others recognized by the IRS as qualified recipients of tax-deductible gifts

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

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 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, 2017
-Application Deadline: June 13, 2017
-Application Reviewed: August 2017

-Letter of Inquiry Deadline: November 1, 2017
-Application Deadline: December 12, 2017
-Application Reviewed: February 2018

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

Apply Online:

Sarah Peetz, Vice President Community Outreach

Lincoln Community Foundation
215 Centennial Mall South, Suite 100
Lincoln, Nebraska 68508


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