Collective Impact Lincoln

An intensive, multi-year partnership bringing vitality to Lincoln neighborhoods.


Collective Impact Lincoln is a partnership between Civic Nebraska, Nebraska Appleseed and the South of Downtown Community Development Organization. Launched in 2017, Collective Impact Lincoln focuses on six Lincoln neighborhoods: Belmont, Clinton, Everett, Hartley, Near South and University Place. 

Collective Impact Lincoln’s goal is to connect with residents, learn more about the local issues that matter most, and help build community leaders to improve neighborhoods.

Contact Collective Impact Lincoln  | See our initial findings report (March 2018)

Community Builder Workshop

Saturday, June 9, 2018

at Boys & Girls Club at Park Middle School (855 S 8th Street)


Free childcare, complimentary snacks and beverages, and lunch will be provided

Registration: 9:30 to 10 am

Program: 10 am to 1 pm


Session 1: Story of Self and Circle Conversations


Session 2: Community Asset and Needs


Session 3: Tactical Urbanism and Your Projects


Questions? Contact Nancy Petitto at or 402-202-3807 (call/text)


Collective Impact Lincoln works best if everyone is involved. Join us for our upcoming events. 

Through late fall 2018: Neighborhood canvassing in all six neighborhoods

June 9: Community Builder Workshop, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Park Middle School, 855 S. Eighth St.

Collective Impact Lincoln often makes headlines. Keep up with news coverage here.

3.19.18: CIL releases initial findingsKOLN

3.19.18: 1,500 doors knocked, 8,500 to goLincoln Journal Star

We periodically share what we are learning about Lincoln’s neighborhoods here.

– Initial findings report
(PDF, March 2018)


  • Lincoln Administrative & Program Office
    1111 Lincoln Mall, Suite 350, Lincoln, NE 68508
    Main Line: (402) 904-5191
  • Omaha Office
    University of Nebraska Omaha
    6001 Dodge Street, Omaha, NE 68182
    Kent Day: (402) 990-8489
  • Contact Us

After School Programs

  • Dawes Middle School

    5130 Colfax Ave
    Lincoln, NE 68504
    (402) 436-1211

  • Sherman Elementary

    5618 N 14th Avenue
    Omaha, NE 68110
    (402) 457-6711

  • Lewis and Clark Middle School

    6901 Burt St
    Omaha, NE 68132
    (402) 557-4300

  • Lothrop Elementary School

    3300 N 22nd St
    Omaha, NE 68110
    (402) 457-5704

  • Campbell Elementary School

    2200 Dodge St
    Lincoln, NE 68521
    (402) 436-1129