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Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird declared November 15-19 as the official week to honor those heroes. As a way to say thank you, the Community Health Endowment is joining other organizations in Lincoln to cheer on hospital heroes who are starting or ending their work shift.

At its most recent meeting, the CHE Board of Trustees approved grants totaling nearly $1 million. All grants listed begin on January 1, 2022. This round of grants from the Resiliency Fund will focus efforts on vulnerable populations as determined by CHE's Place Matters Report. Projects will address mental health services for low income youth, peer mentoring for vulnerable families, youth mentoring in high poverty areas, hunger relief, and more.

Additional funds from the Resiliency Fund will be awarded in Spring, 2022.

Place matters. Our work as a city, and as a community, is to make sure that every census tract, every neighborhood, every person matters. Through data-driven information, like this new report, we are able to do more, invest deeper, and be better.

A year of resiliency was the focus for this year's annual report. We saw resiliency throughout Lincoln as the community worked together throughout the continued pandemic. The 2020-2021 annual report provides a brief highlight of CHE's year in review. Click on the above title to download the report.

At its most recent meeting, the CHE Board of Trustees approved grants totaling nearly $2 million. All grants listed begin on July 1, 2021. This round of grants from the Resiliency Fund will focus efforts on vulnerable populations as determined by CHE's Place Matters Report. Projects will address under- and un-employment caused by the pandemic, substance abuse treatment and support, youth programming in high poverty areas, child victims of abuse, and more.

In July 2020, CHE funded the creation of the Lincoln Youth Mentoring Coalition. This group, representing 26 organizations in Lincoln, has been hard at work to better understand the “state of mentoring” in Lincoln, and to provide specific recommendations for improving mentoring services going forward. This is a first of its kind project for Lincoln/Lancaster County. Read the report to learn more!

Applications for the Fall 2021 grant cycle are due by noon on Friday, July 16, 2021. Contact CHE with questions.

A recording of the Applicant Workshop webinar presented on December 17 is now available. Click on the article title to access the recording, the handout, and the PowerPoint presentation used in the webinar. Contact CHE with questions. Applications for the Spring 2021 grant cycle are due by noon on Friday, February 12, 2021.

Applications for CHE's Spring 2021 Resiliency Fund grant cycle are due on Friday, February 12. Join us on Thursday, December 17, at 2 p.m. for an applicant workshop webinar to learn more. Register for the webinar here: https://bit.ly/3mGpilO. The webinar will be recorded and posted on the CHE website. Contact Jodi Loos at Jodi.loos@chelincoln.org, with questions.

At its most recent meeting, the CHE Board of Trustees approved grants totaling up to $589,136 for year one and $1,078,145 over three years. All grants listed begin on January 1, 2020. Additional funds from the Resiliency Fund will be awarded in a second round in early 2021. Click on the link to view a list of grantee partners funded in this cycle.

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