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Support our 1,600+ adult learners

Donate Online

Give to Lincoln Day starts May 1! Help us reach our goal of raising $160,000 May 1-30 and finish in the Top Ten on the leaderboard.

With your support, we provide 100+ free English and workplace classes per week at 16 locations, 6 days per week. Our van transportation and childcare help students get to class and succeed. 

Donate Now

Give the gift of literacy today & for the future.

Lincoln Literacy has continued to strengthen our community by teaching English Language and a variety of literacy skills to others for 50 years. Support of any amount will make a lasting difference today and every day by giving the gift of literacy. 

Our services change lives and give people the freedom to thrive in our community. We help our newest neighbors communicate in English and provide in-demand preparation for careers in healthcare, manufacturing, transportation, and education. We meet students where they are to assess and register them for classes, and also ask about their dreams. 

For more information on giving to Lincoln Literacy, email us at info@lincolnliteracy.org. 

Donate online today by clicking the "Donate" button above.​​​​​​ 

By Check

Make checks out to "Lincoln Literacy." You can send them to:

Lincoln Literacy

1023 Lincoln Mall, Ste. 104

Lincoln, NE  68508

You may also drop off your check in person at our office during regular business hours.

By Electronic Transfer (ACH)

Please email us at xguo@lincolnliteracy.org to request our EFT/ACH form. This form contains your bank information and allows us to direct your gift appropriately. Once completed, you may initiate the transfer electronically through your bank. No fees apply. If you choose to make it monthly, you may cancel at any time.

Donor-Advised Funds

If you give via a donor-advised fund administered by Lincoln Community Foundation, no fee is assessed on your gift to Lincoln Literacy. When using a donor-advised fund, there is a minimum $100 grant per nonprofit. Grant recommendations can be submitted through the My LCF Login at www.lcf.org.

With Gifts of Stock

 Please contact your broker to donate gifts of stock. We will gladly share our brokerage account information with them for transfer of your stock gift.

More ways to give

Tax-free from your IRA

If you're 70 1/2 or older, you can make qualified charitable distributions from your Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs). Get more information on Charitable IRAs from the Lincoln Community Foundation.

Please use the following legal name and tax identification:

Lincoln Literacy Council

1023 Lincoln Mall

Ste 104

Lincoln, NE 68508

 

​EIN: 47-0655582

Planned Giving

As a donor, you are able to direct an executor or trustee to make a gift to Lincoln Literacy through a will or trust. You maintain complete control over the assets during your lifetime, and you can change your instructions for their ultimate distribution at any time.

In-kind Donations

In-kind donations include gifting goods, services or time — instead of money. Tangible goods may include things like equipment such as laptops or tablets, books, and/or writing supplies. Goods may also be intangible, such as advertising and professional services. Goods may be gently used or new. Email Donna Stadig at dstadig@lincolnliteracy.org to learn more about Lincoln Literacy's wishlist of items. 

Tribute Donations

As a commemorative donation, tribute gifts can be made in memory, in honor, or in support of a close friend or family member. 

Coming Up Next

Mark your calendars for our next fundraising and awareness events.

  • Give to Lincoln Day 2024
    Give to Lincoln Day 2024
    wo 01 Mai
    givetolincoln.com
    01 Mai 2024 08:37 – 30 Mai 2024 23:59
    givetolincoln.com
    01 Mai 2024 08:37 – 30 Mai 2024 23:59
    givetolincoln.com
    It's that time of year again when everyone in Lincoln comes together to support the nonprofits of our community.
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  • Summer Session 2024
    Summer Session 2024
    mo 03 Jun
    All locations
    03 Jun 2024 00:00 – 13 Jul 2024 23:50
    All locations
    03 Jun 2024 00:00 – 13 Jul 2024 23:50
    All locations
    Our summer session will run from June 3 to July 13, 2024.
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  • 2024 Annual Awards Celebration & Potluck Luncheon
    2024 Annual Awards Celebration & Potluck Luncheon
    so 08 Jun
    First-Plymouth Church
    08 Jun 2024 11:30 – 13:00
    First-Plymouth Church, 2000 D St, Lincoln, NE 68502, USA
    08 Jun 2024 11:30 – 13:00
    First-Plymouth Church, 2000 D St, Lincoln, NE 68502, USA
    Join us to recognize the outstanding service of our tutors and staff and the achievements of our students.
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  • Summer registration closes July 1, 2024
    Summer registration closes July 1, 2024
    mo 01 Jul
    All locations
    01 Jul 2024 00:00 – 23:50
    All locations
    01 Jul 2024 00:00 – 23:50
    All locations
    Registration for our Summer classes ends July 1, 2024
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  • Independence Day - No Classes, Office Closed
    Independence Day - No Classes, Office Closed
    to 04 Jul
    All locations
    04 Jul 2024 00:00 – 23:50
    All locations
    04 Jul 2024 00:00 – 23:50
    All locations
    Our office will be closed and no classes will be held on July 4, 2024, in honor of Independence Day.
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  • Summer Break - No ELL Classes, Limited Other Programming
    Summer Break - No ELL Classes, Limited Other Programming
    si 14 Jul
    All locations
    14 Jul 2024 00:00 – 30 Aug 2024 23:50
    All locations
    14 Jul 2024 00:00 – 30 Aug 2024 23:50
    All locations
    No regular ELL classes will be held from July 14 - August 30. Limited other programming will be available.
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  • Labor Day - No Classes, Office Closed
    Labor Day - No Classes, Office Closed
    mo 02 Sep
    All locations
    02 Sep 2024 00:00 – 23:50
    All locations
    02 Sep 2024 00:00 – 23:50
    All locations
    Our office will be closed and no classes will be held on September 2, 2024, in honor of Labor Day.
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  • First day of Fall classes September 3, 2024
    First day of Fall classes September 3, 2024
    ti 03 Sep
    All locations
    03 Sep 2024 00:00 – 23:50
    All locations
    03 Sep 2024 00:00 – 23:50
    All locations
    The first day of Fall classes will be September 3, 2024
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  • Thanksgiving Break - No Classes, Office Closed
    Thanksgiving Break - No Classes, Office Closed
    to 28 Nov
    All locations
    28 Nov 2024 00:00 – 29 Nov 2024 23:50
    All locations
    28 Nov 2024 00:00 – 29 Nov 2024 23:50
    All locations
    Our office will be closed and no classes will be held on November 28-29, in honor of Thanksgiving.
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  • Last day of Fall classes December 14, 2024
    Last day of Fall classes December 14, 2024
    so 14 Des
    All locations
    14 Des 2024 00:00 – 23:50
    All locations
    14 Des 2024 00:00 – 23:50
    All locations
    The last day of Fall classes will be December 14, 2024
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  • Christmas Break - No Classes, Office Closed
    Christmas Break - No Classes, Office Closed
    ti 24 Des
    All locations
    24 Des 2024 00:00 – 31 Des 2024 23:50
    All locations
    24 Des 2024 00:00 – 31 Des 2024 23:50
    All locations
    Our office will be closed and no classes will be held on December 24-31 in honor of the holiday season.
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