Twelve organizations share $720,000 for non-profit operating assistance

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Twelve organizations share $720,000 for non-profit operating assistance

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development has awarded 12 non-profit organizations involved with affordable housing issues $720,000 in Nebraska Affordable Housing Trust Funds. The money will help fund two years of housing administrative services provided by each organization related to addressing the needs of low- and middle-income wage earners and families.

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development has awarded 12 non-profit organizations involved with affordable housing issues $720,000 in Nebraska Affordable Housing Trust Funds. The money will help fund two years of housing administrative services provided by each organization related to addressing the needs of low- and middle-income wage earners and families.

Following is a region-by-region or city breakdown of all award recipients:

Southeast
Blue Valley Community Action, Inc., in Fairbury—$60,000 to target needs in Butler, Fillmore, Gage, Jefferson, Polk, Saline, Seward, Thayer and York counties. Contact Kim Vicars at 402-729-2278, or kvicars@bvca.net .

Lincoln
NeighborWorks Lincoln—$60,000 to target needs within the City of Lincoln. Contact Michael A. Renken at 402-477-7181, or mrenken@nwlincoln.org .

Northeast
Coalition for a Better Community in Walthill—$60,000 to target needs in Walthill. Contact Nola Briggs at 402-846-5921, or briggsnola@yahoo.com .

NeighborWorks Northeast Nebraska in Norfolk—$60,000 to target needs in Colfax, Cuming, Madison, Pierce, Platte, Stanton and Wayne counties. Contact Roger D. Nadrchal at 402-379-3311, or rogern@nwnen.org .

Three Rivers Housing Development Corp. in Tekamah—$60,000 to target needs in Burt, Cuming, Dodge and Washington counties. Contact Pamela Thomsen at 402-374-2056, or threerivershdc@qwestoffice.net .

Central
Housing Development Corporation in Hastings—$60,000 to target needs in Adams, Clay, Hall, Nuckolls and Webster counties. Contact Linda Addison at 402-461-8407, or lahdc@hastingschamber.com .

Southwest and South Central
Community Action Partnership of Mid-Nebraska in Kearney—$60,000 to target Buffalo, Franklin, Frontier, Gosper, Harlan, Kearney, Phelps and Red Willow counties. Contact Jackie L. Harpst at 308-865-5675, or jharpst@mnca.net .

Southwest
Southwest Nebraska Community Betterment Corp. in Grant—$60,000 to target Chase, Dundy, Hayes, Hitchcock and Perkins counties. Contact Amy L. Thelander at 308-352-4338, or communitydev@gpcom.net .

West Central Nebraska Development District in Ogallala—$60,000 to target Arthur, Chase, Dawson, Dundy, Frontier, Furnas, Gosper, Grant, Hayes, Hitchcock, Hooker, Keith, Lincoln, Logan, McPherson, Perkins, Red Willow and Thomas counties. Contact Karl Elmshaeuser at 308-284-6077, or karl@west-central-nebraska.com .

Panhandle
Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska in Gering—$60,000 to target Banner, Cheyenne, Deuel, Garden, Kimball, Morrill and Scotts Bluff counties. Contact Jan Fitts at 308-635-3089, or jfitts@capwn.org .

High Plains Community Development Corp.in Chadron—$60,000 to target Box Butte, Dawes, Sheridan and Sioux counties. Contact Rita Horse at 308-432-4346, ext. 1, or ritahorse@hotmail.com .

Statewide
Nebraska Housing Developers Association in Lincoln—$60,000 to target counties throughout the state. Contact Danielle Hill at 402-435-0315, ext. 1, or danielle@housingdevelopers.org .

CONTACT Patty Wood at 800-426-6505, 402-471-1559, or patty.wood@nebraska.gov