Union Pacific Awards $5.9 Million to Build Safe, Vibrant and Prosperous Communities

OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ –Union Pacific’s Community Ties Giving Program awarded nearly $5.9 million in 2018 local grants to roughly 600 nonprofit organizations throughout its 23-state system. Local grants provide small and medium-sized grants within the railroad’s priority cause areas: Safety, Workforce Development and Community Spaces. A small portion of funding is allocated to other local community needs.

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“Union Pacific’s success is linked to communities where we operate, and we proudly support organizations that improve the quality of life where our employees live and work,” said Scott Moore, senior vice president and chief administrative officer, and Union Pacific Foundation President. “Investing in high-quality nonprofits and programs helps achieve our mission of building safe, prosperous and vibrant communities.”

Nebraska: $1,087,000

Ashland

Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum

Bellevue

Fontenelle Forest

Boys Town

Father Flanagan’s Boys Home

Chappell

Succeed Inc

Columbus

Big Pals-Little Pals Association of Greater Columbus

Columbus

Center for Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence Survivors Inc

Columbus

Columbus Area United Way Inc

Columbus

Platte County Historical Society

Cozad

Cozad Child Care

Cozad

Robert Henri Museum and Historical Walkway

Fairbury

Hope Crisis Center

Fremont

Rebuilding Together Greater Fremont Area Inc

Fremont

The Crisis Center for Domestic Abuse Sexual Assault

Gordon

Nebraska Minority Resource Center

Grand Island

Crisis Center Inc

Grand Island

Literacy Council of Grand Island Inc

Grand Island

Multicultural Coalition

Grand Island

Stuhr Museum Foundation

Gretna

Heartland Equine Therapeutic Riding Academy Inc

Hastings

Hastings Literacy Program Inc

Hastings

Prairie Loft Center

Hastings

YMCA of Hastings Nebraska

Holdrege

Young Men’s Christian Association of the Prairie

Kearney

Board of Regents University Of Nebraska

Kearney

Buffalo County Community Health Partners Inc

Kearney

Compass

Kearney

United Way of the Kearney Area

Kearney

World Theatre Foundation

Lewellen

Volunteers Of America Inc

Lexington

Lexington Area United Way

Lincoln

Bryan Memorial Hospital Foundation

Lincoln

Junior Achievement of Lincoln Inc

Lincoln

Lincoln Literacy Council

Lincoln

Nebraska FFA Foundation

Maxwell

Maxwell Veterans Memorial Inc

Miller

Kearney Area Community Foundation

Mitchell

Oregon Trail Community Foundation

North Platte

Creativity Unlimited Arts Council

North Platte

Golden Spike Tower & Visitor Center

North Platte

Mid-Nebraska Community Foundation Inc

North Platte

Mid-Plains United Way Inc

North Platte

North Platte Public Schools Foundation

North Platte

Rape/Domestic Abuse Program

Ogallala

Sandhills Crisis Intervention Program

Omaha

Buford Foundation Inc

Omaha

Carole’s House Of Hope Inc

Omaha

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Omaha Inc

Omaha

CHI Health Foundation

Omaha

Child Saving Institute Inc

Omaha

College Possible

Omaha

Great Plains Black History Museum

Omaha

Hope Center Inc

Omaha

Live Well Omaha

Omaha

Nature Conservancy

Omaha

Omaha Community Playhouse

Omaha

Omaha Home for Boys

Omaha

Omaha Outward Bound School

Omaha

Omaha Street School Inc

Omaha

OneWorld Community Health Centers Inc

Omaha

Partnership 4 Kids

Omaha

River City Mixed Chorus

Omaha

Salvation Army Western Division

Omaha

Saving Grace Perishable Food Rescue Inc

Omaha

Seventy Five North Revitalization Corporation

Omaha

Teammates Mentoring Program

Omaha

The Durham Museum

Omaha

Together Inc of Metropolitan Omaha

Omaha

United Methodist Ministries – Missouri River District

Omaha

United Way of the Midlands

Oshkosh

Chappell Museum Association Inc

Scottsbluff

Center for Conflict Resolution

Scottsbluff

Regional West Medical Center

Walton

Boy Scouts Of America