Privacy Policy

This website is owned and operated by the Lincoln Community Foundation, Inc. We are committed
to maintaining the confidentiality, integrity, and security of personal information entrusted to us. Your right to privacy is very important to us. 

We don’t collect personally identifiable information about individuals unless they knowingly provide it
to us.

If you are a Lincoln Community Foundation donor and want to access information about your fund, it will be necessary for you to provide personally identifiable information. This may include your name, address, email address and phone number. Any information you provide is maintained in a secure system. We will not share any information you provide to us with any other organization. 

Constituent Lists
When you register to receive information, such as a newsletter, or identify your areas of interest, we add your name to our constituent list. Once you provide us with personal or professional information, that data remains confidential and will only be used by the Lincoln Community Foundation. We authorize our employees to view your personal information only when necessary to serve you better. We will not share any information you provide to us with any other organization. 

We use our constituent lists for follow-up contacts with you. This is our way of keeping you up-to-date on our services, programs and benefits.  This also enables you to receive current information about needs and opportunities in our community to better meet your philanthropic needs. We read every message that we receive and do our best to respond within 48 hours, if a response is required. We do not record your email address unless you have voluntarily provided it to us when you register to receive follow-up information.  If you do provide us with your email address, and register your interest in receiving
follow-up information, we may notify you from time to time about the Lincoln Community Foundation’s programs and services.  We include “opt-out” instructions with the email that is sent to you. 

We do not use cookies to collect any type of personal information or to extract any information from your computer.

Security Online
When using our forms to register or receive information from the Lincoln Community Foundation, we use secure pages to ensure that the information sent between your computer and our system is secure.  We use the Secure Service Layer (SSL) encryption method for all secure submissions.  This method is generally accepted to insure that the transmission of personal information is secure.  Some common browsers, i.e. Internet Explorer, make it obvious when information is being passed in a secure manner by displaying either a completed key or a closed lock on the screen. 

Copyright and Trademark Notice
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Web Links to this Site
You may establish a hypertext link to this site from your website, so long as the page containing the link properly attributes the linked site to the Lincoln Community Foundation and does not state or imply any sponsorship of your site by the Lincoln Community Foundation. 

Changes to the Privacy Policy
We reserve the right to update and change our Privacy Policy as needed.

Quotes From Our Supporters

Prosper Lincoln is one of the most exciting community engagement and community-building efforts happening in the country.  It’s a real model!

Dan Cramer, Co-founder, Grassroots Solutions, St. Paul, MN

Prosper Lincoln will not only benefit all of your kids and your community; it is also a model for similar efforts around the country, thanks to the leadership of LCF.

Richard Ober, President & CEO, New Hampshire Charitable Foundation; Founder Community Foundation Opportunity Network; Concord, NH

Communities across the US are searching for innovative initiatives to improve economic opportunity and mobility.  We can all learn from the amazing work of Prosper Lincoln!

Brian Collier, Executive Vice President, Foundation for the Carolinas

Prosper Lincoln is breaking new ground in economic revitalization without displacement.

Ellen Shepard, CEO, Allies, Chicago, IL

To see an entire community come together to ensure all Lincoln residents are successful is very inspirational.  Congratulations!

Nancy Van Milligen, President/CEO, Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque, Dubuque, IA

In my regional and national work in community development this is one of the most unique and exciting strategies for true change I have seen!

Del Gines, Senior Community Development Advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Omaha, NE

Bringing together a multi-sector group of committed Lincoln residents will support prosperity for all.  Congratulations on this excellent collaboration.

Holly C. Sampson, President, Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation, Duluth, MN

Diverse voices from across Lincoln came together so that current and future generations can thrive. This is no small feat, and it’s inspiring to see that collective vision inch closer to fruition. You can consider yourselves a model for other communities starting to embark on this work.

Megan Powers, International Program Officer, The McKnight Foundation Minneapolis, MN

There is no better example of the power of convening than Prosper Lincoln! Bringing together members of the community from all walks of life to enrich the City is inspiring.

Regine Webster, Vice President Center for Disaster Philanthropy, Washington, DC

Prosper Lincoln is creating a national model for building vibrant, equitable and resilient communities.  Systems thinking + the right resources!

Sandy Wiggins, Chair, Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE) Washington, DC

Prosper Lincoln is an important approach to solving community problems. By bringing together local businesses, nonprofits, neighborhoods, government and faith organizations, they are bridging divides, building connections, and sparking opportunities in way that shows true community engagement.

Vikki Spruill, President and CEO, Council on Foundations

This is one of the most impressive community focus efforts I have seen. You are making considerable progress!

Cynthia Hardin Milligan, Trustee and former Chair of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Battle Creek, MI

Lincoln is one of a few cities across America where citizens and leaders from across different sectors have come together to tackle their community’s most complex challenges. Your ability to already show results and persevere is inspiring.

Ben Hecht, President and CEO of Living Cities, Washington, DC

Solving tough national problems like the opportunity gap begins locally, and Prosper Lincoln is leading the way.

Robert D. Putnam, Professor of Public Policy and author, Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

There is nothing more powerful in securing a community’s long-term health than evolving a shared vision through community engagement. Congratulations!

Rip Rapson, President, The Kresge Foundation, Detroit, MI