Laurie received help from Health360, a program designed to help people who don't have insurance gain access to medication, specialty medical care and a medical home. Read more about Laurie's story here and about the new Health 360 clinic below.

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  • 2015-16 Funding Priorities and Availability Announced

    CHE will make $2.25 million available in the 2015-16 fiscal year to address newly established funding priorities and help make Lincoln the healthiest community in the nation. Click on the article title to read more about the funding priorities and preferences.

  • 2015-16 Applicant Information Available

    Download the 2015-16 Applicant Information packet provided during CHE's Applicant Workshops by clicking on the title of this article. Learn about CHE's new funding priorities and preferences, grant cycle dates and deadlines, and preparing an application. Access the online application under "Ready to Apply? in the Grant Program section of this website. Stage I Applications for the Fall 2015 Grant Cycle are due by 5 p.m. on Friday, June 12, 2015.

  • CHE Annual Meeting to Explore Connection of Health and Community Development

    CHE's 2015 Annual Meeting will be held Wednesday, June 17 at 3 p.m. at the Bryan East Plaza Conference Center. David J. Erickson, PhD, Director of the Center for Community Development Investments at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, will present the keynote address. The meeting will also highlight a project that maps health factors and outcomes across Lincoln. Click here for details about the event and online registration for the meeting.

Community Conversations Offer Powerful, Personal Stories

CHE's most recent Community Conversation featured stories of people who have experienced homelessness. "My Story: I Was Homeless" was presented in partnership with the Lincoln Homeless Coaltion. Video of this conversation is available here.

Video of the first two Conversations in this series, "My Story: I Treated Ebola Patients" and "My Story: I Am a Suicide Survivor" is available for online viewing here. Registration for the the final Conversation, "My Story:  I Live with Mental Health Challenges," on Wednesday, May 20, is available here.

Members of the panel for "My Story: I Was Homeless" shared their stories of success. From left: Monica Zinke, Executive Director, Fresh Start, representing the Lincoln Homeless Coalition; Roger Milton; Lyn Morrisey; and Tara Rickel.


CHE Featured in Why Community Matters Video Series

CHE and two of the projects we have funded -- the Lincoln Public Schools Wellness Coordinator through Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln and the REAL Program of the Mental Health Association of Nebraska are featured in the latest round of "Why Community Matters" stories sponsored by Pinnacle Bank. View the video here.


Largest Grant in CHE History Supports Integrated Clinic

Bryan Health President and CEO Kim Russel, also Chair of the CHE Board of Trustees, is joined by (from left )CHE president and CEO Lori Seibel, Lincoln Mayor Chris Beutler and City Councilman Carl Eskridge at the news conference announcing the new Health 360 integrated clinic.

The largest grant in the history of the Community Health Endowment of Lincoln will support Health 360, an integrated primary care and behavioral health clinic, scheduled to open in late 2015. CHE’s $1.3 million investment will help renovate the former Office Max building at 23rd and O and provide operational support. Mayor Chris Beutler and City Councilman Carl Eskridge along with officials from CHE and collaborating providers Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska and the People’s Health Center announced the project in a news conference held recently at CHE.

Media Coverage

$1.3 million investment will help fund integrated clinic, Lincoln Journal Star, 12/18/14

Nonprofits plan health clinic for former OfficeMax building, Lincoln Journal Star, 12/18/14

New Integrated Health Clinic to Open in Lincoln, 10-11 News, 12/18/14

News Conference Video, 5 City TV, 12/18/14

Architect's rendering of the new Health 360 Clinic at 23rd & O Streets. The clinic is scheduled to open in late 2015.


The Community Health Endowment (CHE) is working to make Lincoln, Nebraska, the healthiest community in the nation. Focused on that vision, we foster innovation, creativity, strong partnerships and the exchange of ideas. It is a privilege to work toward a healthier Lincoln. We invite you to help guide our way.