Grants to Nebraska nonprofit organizations and government entities in eligible locations for support during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Funding is intended to help the local community recover from the effects and consequences of the pandemic. Programs should also align with the Fund’s new priorities relating to health equity and human connection. Eligible applicants serve the residents of Lincoln and the surrounding area.
CHE’s Resiliency Fund has two funding priority areas:Health EquityLincoln is on the heels of an unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic that has revealed health inequities. CHE intends to build and strengthen community resiliency by focusing funds on health disparities that affect people who are most impacted, including those marginalized or excluded due to race, ethnicity, or socioeconomic status.Areas of emphasis:Measurement of health disparities and/or social determinants of health.Infrastructure that fosters health equity, and/orPrograms that promote health equity.Human ConnectionThe physical distancing and social isolation resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic have impacted human connection which could result in long-term, serious consequences to Lincoln residents.¬†Areas of emphasis:Increasing human connection with highly vulnerable populations, including, but not limited toindividuals with mental illness and/or substance abuse disorders,the elderly or homebound, and/orchildren/youth experiencing educational achievement gaps.

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