Author Archive for: ‘LCF’

  • Kris handing a check to Blake of Salt Mine

    2020 Grantee Profiles

    Just like many other businesses and organizations across the country, Lincoln Community Foundation understood the need to temporarily ‘retrofit’ our organization during this pandemic to better serve our community. When it became clear that with many having to stay at home, our community was very …

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  • Salt Mine food boxes

    Profile: The Salt Mine

    One of the most important services in Lincoln is the Salt Mine food closet (Vine Life Ministries aka the Salt Mine). With many folks newly out of work, it is paramount that families and those in need have access to food! Lincoln Community Foundation has …

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  • Food being delivered

    Profile: Lincoln Deliverz

    The Lincoln Community Foundation is proud to be a supporter of this truly innovative program! We recently spoke with John Fett of Lincoln Deliverz for some inside information about how this community program got started, how it works and what we can expect for the …

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  • Loving couple

    Profile: Granite Wellness

    In keeping with our desire to support organizations affected by the pandemic, we granted funds to the Granite Wellness Center of Lincoln. Granite Wellness addresses substance use disorders and related behavioral health issues, encouraging people to find their inner strength via residential and outpatient wellness …

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  • Family silhouette

    Profile: Lighthouse

    To learn about Lighthouse Counseling and Family Resource Center, their amazing community services and how they are faring during these turbulent times, we recently spoke with Gary McDonald, Executive Director. LCF: Can you give us a little history about Lighthouse? Gary: Our mission is to …

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  • Children on horses

    Profile: Ride To Walk

    We recently awarded funds to a fantastic organization called ‘Ride to Walk’ – a therapeutic horseback riding program in Lincoln. Heather of Ride to Walk had this to say about their grant: “The donation you so generously gave us meant a great deal — as …

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  • Kris and Andrea

    Two New Community Partnerships

    Lincoln Potters Baseball Club In June, 2020, LCF partnered with the Lincoln Potters Baseball Club! We couldn’t be more excited to be able to help our local baseball club in their efforts to bridge this current downturn. Our treasurer, Jan Bedwell, met with the Potters’ …

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  • Handing out Checks to Eric from Salt Mine, Gary with Lighthouse and Joe with St. Vincent de Paul.

    LCF Pays it Forward with Special Grants

    In Early April, the Lincoln Community Foundation received a $25,000 grant from the California Foundation for Strong Communities to support citizens of Lincoln during these challenging times. Within the week, we met and approved $5,000 grants to the Salt Mine, Lighthouse, and the St. Vincent …

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  • LCF Presents BINGO Friday March 13, 2020

    BINGO Night! Friday, March 13th, 2020

    ***BINGO event cancelled due to Corona virus safety.*** Lincoln Community Foundation Presents BINGO at McBean Park Pavilion. ** Must be 21 or older to attend ** Doors open 5:30 p.m. with Bingo at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are a $25.00 non-refundable donation. Ticket includes 12 games …

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  • 2020 Grantees, from left to right: 3 students for the LHS Art Dept, Janet Hutchinson for Rotary, Marilou Edwards for LHS Science Expo and Robotics, Linda Derosier for Friends of Lincoln Library, Tammy Crosthwaite for Golden Sierra Life Skills, Paul Apfel for Art League of Lincoln, Linda Miller for the LHS Art Dept, Thomas Grayson for Golden Sierra Life Skills, Kris Knutson for LCF, and Carolyn George for Lincoln Girls Softball Association.

    2020 Grant Recipients Announced

    This year, we are proud to announce that eight local non-profit organizations were awarded a total of $23,500 during the City of Lincoln Council Meeting on January 28th. Here are the organizations with their program names and amount of grant funding received: ORGANIZATION PROJECT TITLE …

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The Lincoln Community Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization. All donations are tax deductible. Our tax ID number is 73-1677611.