Abel Foundation Grant

Abel Foundation

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Grant amount: Unspecified amount

Next deadline: Oct 31, 2019

Later deadlines: Mar 31, 2020, Jul 31, 2020

Applicant type: Nonprofit College / University

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, General Operating Expense

Location of project: Preferred: Counties in Nebraska: Buffalo County, Cass County, Douglas County, Gage County, Hall County, Lancaster County, Lincoln County, Morrill County, Otoe County, Polk County, Sarpy County, Saunders County, Seward County Other eligible locations: Nebraska

Location of residency: Nebraska

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About this funder:



To provide financial support for non-profit organizations located in communities where NEBCO and its affiliated companies have operations. Funding emphasis is on health and human services, education, civic/community and the environment.

Education : At the Abel Foundation, we place a strong emphasis on post-secondary education. We support the improvement of teaching and learning in our community.

Human Services : We support programs to improve the awareness and use of human service programs.

Civic/Community : We provide support for projects that enhance the community as a whole. Emphasis here would be for "brick and mortar" project requests.

Arts & Culture : We support arts and humanities programs that will enhance the community though education, performance and creativity.

Environment : We support programs that help protect and teach about endangered or threatened species and the natural environment they require to survive.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • We fund projects in Nebraska, primarily in Lincoln and Lancaster County, as well as communities where NEBCO and its affiliated companies have operations.


  • We do not fund non-501(c)(3) organizations; endowments; individuals; businesses; private foundations; religious issues; travel; or membership.
  • We do not accept applications from organizations: (a) that have had requests approved or declined in the past 12 months; or (b) that are currently received payments for a multi-year grant.
  • United Way agencies should not apply for program; funding for capital campaigns will be considered.