Insights from Civic Nebraska’s statewide listening tour

Civic Nebraska recently embarked on a statewide listening tour to engage with Grand Island, North Platte, Scottsbluff/Gering, and Norfolk. The discussions illuminated the common strengths and the unique challenges faced by each area and provided insights into the state of civic engagement across Nebraska.

The Twelve Days of Democracy

As one year closes and another begins, let’s recommit to the democratic ideals that make life in America the envy of the world.

Calling all civic catalysts!

The Nebraska Civic Saturday Fellowship, a joint project of Civic Nebraska and Seattle-based Citizen University, is no-cost opportunity for Nebraskans who share a commitment to strengthening civic culture and faith in democracy.

Strong Neighborhoods grants to fund $25,000 in local projects

Civic Nebraska will serve as the fiscal agent and distribute the funding at the discretion of the Community Builder Coalition, a group of community builders and organizers from local organizations developed out of Prosper Lincoln’s Strong Neighborhoods initiative.

In May, donate to democracy

Officially, Give to Lincoln Day is May 24 – but you can donate to Civic Nebraska starting today, up to and through the big day. 

A plan for creative placemaking

A grant from the Lincoln Arts Council will enable Collective Impact Lincoln and LUX Center for the Arts to create accessible community art – and strengthen civic fabric – in the capital city’s University Place neighborhood.