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Support our 1,400+ learners

Donate online to Lincoln Literacy

Gifts to Lincoln Literacy can be made online anytime. Set up monthly or annual donations, select your posting preferences, and whether you are honoring or remembering someone special with your gift.

We serve a record number of adult learners in our community in 100+ free classes per week, 6 days per week at 12 locations. Our van transportation and childcare help students get to class and succeed.

 

Help us help our community thrive.

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Give the gift of literacy today & for the future.

With over 180 volunteer tutors, 1,405 students, and 100+ classes at 12 locations, 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 people where they are to register and assess students and also ask about their dreams. We even provide childcare and transportation so our students can attend classes.

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

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

By Check

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

Lincoln Literacy

1023 Lincoln Mall

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). For more information on this giving method, click here.

Complete the IRA Give to Lincoln Day Distributions Form found on the Toolkit page and submit it to the Lincoln Community Foundation by May 15, 2023 by mail or email to rhondap@lcf.org. You'll also need to contact your IRA administrator and initiate the gift to the Lincoln Community Foundation so that the check is received at LCF by May 24.

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.

  • Open House
    Sin, Nhla 29
    Lincoln
    Nhla 29 15:30 – 18:00
    Lincoln, 1023 Lincoln Mall, Lincoln, NE 68508, USA
    Join us to celebrate our move to a new location!
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