Category Archive for: ‘Grant Recipient News’

  • Christmas Stories from Lighthouse

    Christmas Stories from Lighthouse

    One of the most excellent non-profit organizations we have in our community is Lighthouse Counseling & Family Resource Center. Recently, we asked Executive Director Gary McDonald to share some stories about how funds from the community, via Lincoln Community Foundation, paid it forward for families …

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  • 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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  • 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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  • Students with their vaccine display

    Mini Stories about Four Mini-Grant Recipients

    Sometimes just a little financial boost can make the difference between staying home or having a memorable outdoor experience, putting on a great play, or providing a meaningful educational experience to the public. For these four groups, receiving that little boost made a big difference! …

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  • Woman reading a book in front of a large shelf of books.

    Lincoln Public Library Gets a Boost for Their Community Room

    With the help of a grant from the Lincoln Community Foundation, Friends of the Lincoln Library (FOLL) was able to purchase room darkening shades for the Library Community room earlier this year. Now the Lincoln Public Library can offer a better experience for the Free …

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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.