Foundation Facts
May 14,  2012
This edition of Foundation Facts is for a single purpose.  It is to let you know about an opportunity on one day only On May 17, your contribution to the Foundation's We the People:  The Citizen and the Constitution program will be eligible to receive a proportional share of the Lincoln Community Foundation's $200,000 challenge match pool!

I invite you, after reading about Give to Lincoln Day, to follow the link to the Foundation's page to give to the Send a Nebraska Scholar to Washington, DC fund!

The Bar Foundation deeply appreciates your generosity and your support of its Law-Related Education programs, including We the People.  Thank you! 



Executive Director  


Lincoln East High School - 2012 State Championship Team
Winners of Unit 4 Award at National Championship in
    Washington, DC - May 2012

Send a Nebraska Constitutional Scholar to   

Washington, DC
Help Nebraska Students Travel to 2013  

National Competition       


The Bar Foundation is seeking funds to help the We the People students represent our state. Their knowledge of the Constitution is amazing, and their presentation skills are polished. They make Nebraskans proud! Won't you please show your support for these talented and hard-working students and teachers by making a contribution on May 17?   


To learn more about the Foundation's We the People program, visit its informational page online. 


Give to Lincoln Day
Sponsored by Lincoln Community Foundation 

On May 17, the Lincoln community will come together for 24 hours of giving from 12:00am to 11:59pm. Gifts to registered nonprofit organizations may be made online. Gifts will also be accepted in person during regular business hours at the Lincoln Community Foundation, 215 Centennial Mall South.


$200,000 Challenge Match  

All donations will be matched with a proportional share of a $200,000 challenge match pool of funds. The challenge fund is provided by the Lincoln Community Foundation and generous partner sponsors.  


In addition, the top three organizations that have the greatest number of donors making gifts on May 17th will receive bonus grants of $2,500, $1,500 and $1,000 respectively.


To learn more about Give to Lincoln Day visit its website.  


Go now to the Foundation's Send a Nebraska Scholar to Washington, DC page to learn how you can make a contribution toward sending students from the Nebraska We the People state championship team to the national competition in Washington, DC.  


Thank you very much! 



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About the Foundation's Programs
If you have questions about the Foundation's programs of Law-Related Education, please contact me at

1-800-773-5396 or 402-475-1042. 

Nebraska State Bar Foundation
635 S. 14th Street, Suite 120
Lincoln, Nebraska 68508
Nebraska State Bar Foundation