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Nebraska nonprofit organizations and University of Nebraska groups striving to address critical community needs or wishing to make a significant local or state impact are invited to submit their funding ideas to Women Investing in Nebraska (WIN). Qualifying Nebraska organizations must be designated as nonprofit 501(c)(3) public charities. Organizations and groups affiliated with the University of Nebraska are also encouraged to submit a Letter of Inquiry.

Letters of Inquiry – DUE February 20, 2015

Submission of a Letter of Inquiry does not guarantee final consideration for funding. Only selected agencies will be invited to submit full proposals.

Letters of Inquiry shall be limited to two pages and must answer the following:

1.)    Project Name – Primary Contact Name

2.)    Project Description

3.)    Project Area Category — please designate one of the following:

       Arts and Culture
       Education, Environment
       Health and Human Services
       Civic and Community

4.)    Population Served – please designate the population served by this project:

            Women and Children

5.)    Estimated Project Budget

6.)    Critical Need Project Seeks to Address

7.)    Organization Information – Not-for-profit applicants only

     Year Incorporated
     Is your organization designated as a 501(c)3 public charity by the IRS?
     Federal Tax ID
     Organization Website
     Organization Mission
     Staff size (number of full-time and number of part-time)
     Annual Budget (total budget number only)

UNIVERSITY APPLICANTS: Please include this information:

     Primary Applicant
     University Campus
     College, Department
     Project Collaborators

Please submit all letters of inquiry to:

Sarah Gloden Carlson, J.D.
Women Investing in Nebraska
University of Nebraska Foundation
2285 South 67th Street, Suite 200
Omaha, NE 68106

All letters must be postmarked by February 20, 2015, or be sent to the above email address by this date to receive consideration.  Only letters responding to all information requested will be considered.

"Women want to do more than write a check to support a worthy cause. They want their gift to have impact and meaning."

-Nancy Keegan, Former chair of the University of Nebraska Foundation board of directors