December 2019 Issue
From the Executive Director
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In the News
Grantees In the News
We love seeing our grantees make headlines with the good work they do in and around our community!
Youth Pathways to Success
- Check out this video on Nebraska Children and Families Foundation’s mobile STEM labs we helped fund. They are doing some pretty amazing work for youth in rural Nebraska.
- The Nebraska College Preparatory Academy that we support at the University of Nebraska is strengthening its focus on student retention and helping first-generation and low-income high school students achieve academic success and attend college.
Economic Growth & Opportunity
- KETV recently highlighted the work of the City of Omaha that we are supporting to gather community feedback into plans to make improvements along the 24 th Street Corridor.
- We are supporting the Central Omaha Bus Rapid Transit System, and the OWH recently wrote an editorial on the importance of that project.
- The Nebraska State Historical Society Foundation reached its $1.8M campaign goal for the visitor center at Chimney Rock through our funding and a lot of support from local donors.
- The Ho-Chunk Village Farmers Market hosted a grand opening ceremony for their newly finished 4,644-square-foot pavilion called Village Market that we helped fund.