Past Awards

2013 Pooled Fund Grant Recipients

Nebraska Nonprofit: Nebraska Children and Families Foundation - $76,750

To help young people at risk because they are transitioning from foster care to independent adult life. The grant supports Project Everlast, an innovative partnership that specifically works with those who are aging out of the foster care system. This grant will help the organization to expand its successful program to Lincoln and northeast Nebraska.

Women Investing in Nebraska (WIN) Chair Lisa Smith and Grant Committee Chair Kathy LeBaron present Wendy Van, Vice President of Development at Nebraska Children and Families Foundation, and Kris Dellacroce, Project Everlast Youth Council Member, with the grant for Nebraska Children and Families Foundation.

University of Nebraska: University of Nebraska at Omaha Women and IT Engagement Link $76,750

To support the volunteer organization of faculty, staff, students and community members that seek to recruit, retain and support women interested in information technology studies at the UNO College of Information Science and Technology, as well as fulfilling careers in IT.

Women Investing in Nebraska (WIN) Chair Lisa Smith and Grant Committee Chair Kathy LeBaron present Stacie Petter, associate professor in the Information System and Quantitative Analysis Department at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, and UNO student & NCWIT Aspirations in Computing Award Recipient, Katherine Slump, with the grant for the University of Nebraska at Omaha College of Information Science and Technology.

 

2012 Pooled Fund Grant Recipients

Nebraska Nonprofit: Nebraska Alliance of Child Advocacy Centers - $77,425

To help launch a statewide training initiative focused on prevention, identification and reporting of child abuse and neglect. The initiative includes four programs, including a training workshop for law enforcement personnel; a training program for adults involved with organizations serving youth; a training course to prepare individuals who are mandatory child abuse reporters, such as teachers, day care providers and others; and a web-based training program for anyone wanting to learn more about preventing, identifying and reporting child abuse.

Women Investing in Nebraska (WIN) Grants Committee Co-Chairs Carey Hamilton and Kathy LeBaron present Jamie Vetter, Chair of the Nebraska Alliance of Child Advocacy Centers (Executive Director of Family Advocacy Network, the Child Advocacy Center in Kearney), with the grant for the Nebraska Alliance of Child Advocacy Centers Project.

Nebraska Alliance of Child Advocacy Centers Project Harmony Grant Impact Report

Condensed NACAC Project Harmony Grant Impact Report Summary

NACAC Project Harmony Grant Impact Report Presentation

University of Nebraska: University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing's Mobile Nurse Managed Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment Project - $77,425

To help improve health care services to the elderly who live in rural areas around Kearney. The College of Nursing will use the grant to improve its geriatric health care services offered through its Mobile Nurse Managed Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment Project. It will provide health care services administered by various professionals for rural residents while providing needed experience for primary care physicians and nurse practitioners in training.

Women Investing in Nebraska (WIN) Grants Committee Co-Chairs Carey Hamilton and Kathy LeBaron present Claudia Chaperon, assistant professor and project director at the College of Nursing, with the grant for the Mobile Nurse Managed Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment Project.

UNMC Kearney MNMC & CGAP Grant Impact Report

Condensed UNMC Mobile Nursing Grant Impact Report Summary

"In every income bracket, women give more than men."

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