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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News & Announcements

  • Applicant Workshops Set for April 29 and 30

    If you’re interested in applying for a grant from CHE, plan to attend an Applicant Workshop on either April 29 at 2 p.m. or April 30 at 9 a.m. CHE is revising its funding priorities and grant application, so even if you’ve applied in the past, you’ll want to attend one of these workshops. Registration is available online here: http://che-app-workshop-04-29-15.eventbrite.com or http://che-app-workshop-04-30-15.eventbrite.com. Stage I applications for the Fall 2015 grant cycle are due by 5 p.m. on 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.

  • 2015 Community Conversation Series Continues "My Story" Theme

    CHE's third series of Community Conversations begins March 3. Continuing with the popular “My Story” theme, dates and times are:

    -My Story: I Treated Ebola Patients, March 3, 1:30-3 p.m.
    -My Story: I Am a Suicide Survivor, March 26, 10-11:30 a.m.
    -My Story: I Was Homeless, April 28, 1:30-3 p.m.
    -My Story: I Live with Mental Health Challenges, May 20, 10-11:30 a.m.

    Online registration is requested. Go to http://tinyurl.com/CHE-Events for a complete list of CHE events and to register.

Community Conversations Offer Powerful, Personal Stories

CHE's most recent Community Conversation featured the powerful, personal stories of people who have lost a loved one to suicide. "My Story:  I Am a Suicide Survivor" highlighted the work of the Lincoln/Lancasster County Local Outreach to Suicide Survivors (LOSS) Team and was presented in partnership with the LOSS Team and the Nebraska State Suicide Prevention Coalition (NSSPC).

Video of the first conversation in this series, "My Story: I Treated Ebola Patients," is available for online viewing here. Registration for the upcoming events on homelessness and mental health is available here.

From left: Dave Miers, Ph.D, Bryan Medical Center, LOSS Team founder and NSSPC Co-Chair; Kimberley Mundil, LOSS Team Clinician and Suicide Survivor; Michele Phillips, LOSS Team Member and Suicide Survivor; Terri Marti, LOSS Team Member and Suicide Survivor.


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.