Our team serves as an access point for nonprofit partners interested in engaging with the University of Nebraska - Lincoln. Community partners are vital collaborators in the effort to enhance student learning through experience, and to build healthier communities in strategic partnerships.

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Spring Nonprofit in Residence RFP

Your Nonprofit is invited to set up a table during the last week of the month from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. located in the Nebraska Union across from the N-Card Office. Students can stop by to learn more about volunteer opportunities available at your nonprofit. RSVP by Jan. 5th of 2023.

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Spring Engage Lincoln RFP

Your Nonprofit is invited to submit a volunteer opportunity for students to participate in during the third week of February, March and April of 2023. Submissions are due by January 15th, 2023.

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Monthly Meetings

Join us during Cause Collective monthly meetings held on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 8am. Meetings provide nonprofits the opportunity to get to know others in our nonprofit community and keep updated on current events. Each month we have an elected official guest and presentation, along with any Cause Collective or UNL updates.

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Submit a Story of Impact

Nonprofits can submit data related to mutually beneficial projects between your organization and UNL. By submitting data to this form your nonprofit will receive a certificate recognizing you for the work that you are doing.

Community Partner Map

The Community Partner map highlights mutually-beneficial projects between nonprofit organizations and the University of Nebraska - Lincoln. We invite your nonprofit to submit data related to a current project.