Neraska road at Sunset - Photo by Shane Pekny

Supporters

Thank you to our founding donors, who allowed us to kick off this ambitious effort. We continue to look for additional funding streams, which will allow us to fund reporters focusing on issues across the state.

As of January 23, 2022


TRANSFORMATIONAL DONORS

($10,000+)

  • Acklie Charitable Foundation
  • Annette & Paul Smith Charitable Foundation
  • Claire M. Hubbard Foundation
  • Good Words Foundation
  • Lozier Foundation
  • Mammel Family Foundation
  • Nebraska Community Foundation
  • Platte Institute
  • Rhonda Seacrest
  • Sherwood Foundation
  • Weitz Family Foundation

FOUNDERS SOCIETY

FLATWATER FOREVER ($5,000+)

  • Tom and Marylu Gouttierre
  • Dennis & Sally Hansen
  • Lynn & Dana Roper
  • Kathleen Rutledge & Ted Kooser
  • Robin & Aaron Shaddy

FIRST AMENDMENT ($1,000+)

  • George & Nancy Behringer
  • Pat Bennett
  • Richard & Katherine Endacott
  • John & Carol Gale
  • Wanda Gottschalk
  • Joann Falkenburg and Chad Graff
  • Graff Charitable Foundation
  • Vic Gutman & Associates
  • Cole & Abbey Hansen
  • Humanities Nebraska
  • Laura Jana
  • Michael McCarthy
  • Randy & Jane Moody
  • Mary Kay Quinlan
  • Joe Starita
  • Susan Thomas
  • Kent & Susan Warneke
  • G. Wade Leak & John A. (Jay) Yost
  • Jeff Yost and Cindy Ryman Yost
  • Chris & Art Zygielbaum

FOUNDING MEMBER ($500+)

  • Jeff and Lindsay Beck
  • Tracy Britt Cool & Scott Cool
  • Jane Campbell
  • Drew & Elisa Davies
  • George S. Ferris
  • Lynne Friedewald & Chuck Shoemaker
  • Kathryn Kucera
  • Daniel McCarthy
  • Maggie McMeekin
  • Robert Meyers
  • Elizebeth Murphy
  • Denise & Hobson Powell
  • Helen Raikes
  • D. B. Rockey
  • Nancy and Brad Sherwood
  • J. Richard Shoemaker
  • Laurey Steinke
  • Joanne Stewart
  • Bill Vobejda
  • Katie Weitz

INAUGURAL DONORS

($10 to $499)

  • Chris Abbott
  • Mike Abramson
  • Brian Adams
  • Bryan Alexander
  • Elaine Allen
  • Marvin Almy
  • Nebraska Life Magazine
  • Kathy Andersen & Nate Benes
  • Graham Archer
  • Lincoln Arneal
  • Ann Ashford
  • Helen Atwater & Marvin Taylor
  • Kim Bainbridge
  • Pam Baker
  • Lindsey Baker
  • Pam Beall
  • Tom Becka
  • James Beckmann
  • Patti Benker
  • Rita Bennett
  • Douglas Bereuter
  • Nicholas Bergin
  • Patti Beutler
  • Kim Bodensteiner
  • M. Therese Bollerup
  • Amy Bones
  • Eileen Boswell
  • Janet Brandt
  • Tre Brashear
  • Dr. Randall Bretz
  • Jamie Bright
  • Catherine Brockmeier
  • Sharon Brooks
  • Pam Brown
  • Stephen Buhler
  • Michael Burke
  • Shaun Caldarelli
  • Kathy Campbell
  • Michael Campbell Michael
  • Regina Cannon Lehnhoff
  • Kimberly Carbullido
  • Danielle Carlson
  • Greg Carlson
  • Deb Carson
  • Kyle & Koren Cartwright
  • Anna Castner Wightman
  • Stuart Chittenden
  • Jessica Cherry
  • Lee Ann Chinn
  • Kathryn Christensen
  • Shelly Clark-Geiser
  • Cindy Copich
  • David Corbin
  • Renée Cox
  • Dan Cox
  • Mary Crawford
  • Jim Crook
  • Erwin Cushing
  • Amy Cyphers
  • Dianne Danehey
  • Brad Davis
  • Linda Deeds
  • Marge DeVivo
  • Jeff Dickinson
  • Scott Diesing
  • Kathryn Diesing
  • David Disbrow
  • Wes Dodge
  • Joyce Dohse
  • Bob Dornacker
  • Erin Duffy
  • Kathy Dworak
  • Dr. Nancy Edick
  • Carl & Hannelore Ekstrom
  • Thomas Emerton
  • Kim Engel
  • Cole Epley
  • Education Rights Counsel
  • Elizabeth Eynon-Kokrda
  • Sandi Fabry
  • Mike Farrell
  • Polly Feis
  • Maddie Fennell
  • Marian Fey
  • Carol Fichter
  • David Finken
  • Brad Fleming
  • Amy Forsythe
  • Alan Frank
  • Meredith Ann Fuller
  • Thomas Gallagher
  • Doug Ganz
  • Joel Gehringer
  • Kristine Gerber
  • Doris Goembel
  • Cindy González
  • Mark Goodman
  • Barbara Gottschalk
  • Erin Grace
  • Katie Graf
  • P. Mark Graff
  • Judith Graham
  • Farrah Grant
  • Noah Greenwald
  • Martha Grenzeback
  • Jennifer Grove
  • Kevin Grubb
  • Dalen Gubbels
  • Justin Haag
  • Kim Hachiya
  • Jaim Hackbart
  • Vicki Hageman
  • Jason Hagglund
  • Natalie Hahn
  • Jay Hannah
  • Matthew Hansen & Sarah Baker Hansen
  • Jeff Hansen
  • Naomi Hattaway
  • Randy Hawthorne
  • Cris Hay-Merchant
  • Paul Heaberlin
  • Loretta Hearn
  • Doug & Judy Heim
  • Arnie Heithoff
  • Linda Helzer
  • David & Polly Hendee
  • Tari Hendrickson
  • Chuck Hibberd
  • Hubert Hickman
  • Denise A Hill
  • Bryan Hill
  • Kimberly Hillyer
  • Makayla Hipke
  • Mark Hoefler
  • Roger Holmes
  • Jennifer Hopwood
  • Laura Horan-Fortina
  • Kim & Jeremy Howe
  • Rod Howe
  • Lisa Hubl
  • The Information Cooperative, LCA
  • Ron Hunter
  • Robert Hutt
  • Virginia Inglis
  • Emily Ingram
  • Rachel Jacobson
  • Jerrod Jaeger
  • Lauren Jambor
  • Thomas Janssen
  • Van Jensen
  • Janet Jensen
  • Kaitlin Jessing-Butz
  • J.J. Palmtag, Inc.
  • Lana Johnson
  • Sandra Johnson
  • Elizabeth Jones
  • Anne Kalkowski
  • Edie Kallemeyn
  • Fran Kaye
  • Ruth H. Keene
  • Constance Keith
  • Mike Kelly
  • Justin Kemerling
  • Dave Kemp
  • Julie Kennedy
  • Jessica Kennedy Matthews
  • Cheryl Kessell
  • Chuck & Mary Ann Kilgore
  • Rusty Kilpatrick
  • Mara Klecker
  • Mogens Knudsen
  • Judy Koepke
  • Marcia Koory
  • Lisa Kort-Butler
  • April Koske
  • Teresa Kretz
  • Alison Krohn
  • Halley Kruse
  • Kurt & Jerene Kruse
  • Donna Kruse
  • Celann LaGreca
  • Kathy Lalley-Dewell
  • Kay Lamphear
  • Marie Larchick
  • Max Larsen
  • Julia Larson
  • Susan Larson Rodenburg
  • Michele Lastovica
  • Meg Lauerman
  • Paula Lavigne
  • Joseph LeDuc
  • Deborah and Peter Levitov
  • Nicole Lindquist
  • George Lippert
  • Sue Little
  • Pat Lombardi
  • Annette Ludeman
  • Quentin Lueninghoener
  • Raj Lulla
  • Julie Luzarraga
  • Sydney Lynch
  • Faith Lynn
  • Michael Lyon
  • Donald W. Macke
  • Denise Manton
  • Evan Marolf & Brooke Schipporeit
  • Janna Mattingly
  • Cindy Maxwell-Ostdiek
  • Ed May
  • Greg Mays
  • Jarrod McCartney and Rachel Olson
  • Michael McClellan
  • Mike & Janet McDonald
  • Mary Ann McDonald
  • Margaret McGrath
  • Jan McKenzie
  • Scott McKinney
  • Thomas & Everlyn McKnight
  • Cindy McMahon
  • Tim McNally
  • Heath Mello
  • Mercury Omaha
  • Kelly Metcalfe
  • Tuesday Metcalf-Hofts
  • Trisha Meuret
  • Angie Miller
  • Andrew Miller
  • Jadi Miller
  • Jeanne Miller
  • Robert Miller
  • Vicki Miller
  • Patrick Miner
  • Pastor Paul Moessner
  • Craig Moody
  • Trey Moody
  • Brian Moon
  • Jason Morong
  • Ryan Morrissey
  • Kim Morrow
  • Daniel Moser
  • Maxine Moul
  • Ed Muller
  • Roberta Munske
  • Bruce and Mary-Beth Muskin
  • Michael Muskin
  • Paul Nance
  • Ann & Keith Nelson
  • Nice Rollz
  • Andrew Norman
  • Anne O’Keefe
  • Phyllis O’Brien
  • Jonathan Ochsner
  • Kerri O’Connell
  • Ashley Olson
  • Ivan Oransky
  • David Pantos
  • Dan Parsons
  • June Pederson
  • Shane & Krynn Pekny
  • Misty Petersen
  • Glenda J Pierce
  • Richard Piersol
  • Chris Poore
  • Mike Powers
  • Tyler Pribbeno & Emilee Pease
  • Jim Pyrzynski
  • Sue Quambusch
  • Megan Raiser
  • Charlene Rasmussen
  • Neal Ratzlaff
  • Linda & Alan Rea
  • Dorine Real
  • Steve Reddicliffe
  • B.J. Reed
  • James Regan
  • Kim Remington
  • Adam Rhoads
  • Alex Richards
  • Trish Ring
  • Ann Ringlein
  • Reece Ristau
  • Jeff Robb
  • Russ Roberts
  • Don Robertson
  • Sharon Robino-West
  • Molly Romero
  • Will Roper
  • Gary Rosenberg
  • Jeanne Roubidoux
  • Julie L. Rowse
  • Catherine Rudin
  • Anita Saalfeld
  • Lynn Safranek
  • Judy Sandeen
  • Mike Schaefer
  • Tricia Schaffer
  • DiAnna Schimek
  • Emily Schnabl
  • Scott Schrage
  • Kylie Schrieber
  • Suzi Schulz
  • Mike Schwab
  • Dionne Searcey
  • Deb Shanahan
  • Jenifer Sharlot
  • Joe Shaw
  • Lori Shriner
  • Bonnie Sibert
  • Steve Smith
  • Deborah Smith-Howell
  • Barbara Soderlin
  • Christopher Sommerich
  • Mary Sorensen
  • Violet Spader
  • Kate Speicher
  • Rick Spellman
  • Sheri St Clair
  • Jim Starita
  • Jen Stastny
  • Matt Steele
  • Gary Steiner
  • Barry & Alinda Stelk
  • Sharon Stephan
  • Mike Stinson
  • Rita Stranik
  • Chris Stratman
  • Susan Stratta
  • Amy Streckfuss
  • Michael Stricklin
  • Megan Stubenhofer-Barrett
  • Mike Stucka
  • Mary Stultz
  • Suzanne Sughroue
  • Drew Sullivan
  • Janice Szymborski
  • Britt Thedinger
  • Laura Thornburg
  • Michael Todd
  • Ron Todd-Meyer
  • Wendy Townley
  • Dianne Travers Gustafson
  • Deborah Trivitt
  • Truth & Love
  • Nichole & Kevin Turgeon
  • Linda Ulrich Miller
  • Eric Umland
  • Amy Vales Hiett
  • Daniel Vandermeer
  • Chris Vankat
  • Mary Vaughan
  • Lori Vinton
  • Vince Pille
  • Wagner, Meehan & Watson, LLP
  • Jean Wagner
  • Raymond Walden
  • Kristine Walkley
  • Peter Walkley
  • Diane Wanek
  • Webbbancroft
  • Joe Weber
  • Jim Webster
  • Barbara Wehrman
  • Ellen Weissinger
  • Justin Wenburg
  • Sarah Wengert
  • Amy Wenzl
  • Don Wesely
  • Marcia White
  • Joe White
  • Sara Williams
  • Adam Wiltgen
  • Mary Beth and Jim Winner
  • Lisa Winton
  • Susan Witkowski
  • Kate Wolfe
  • Katie Wright
  • Kirk Wynn
  • Joe Yerardi
  • Margo Young
  • Paige Yowell
  • Brian Zdan
  • Leanne Ziettlow
  • Jan Zoucha
  • Carol Zuegner