Child Saving Institute Awarded $132.9K in Grants from United Way of the Midlands

Published by Strictly Business Omaha

The Child Saving Institute (CSI) recently received grants totaling $132,900 from United Way of the Midlands (UWM). Combined with other donations, the grants will allow CSI to offer uninterrupted free services to children who participate in the nonprofit’s School & Family Enrichment (SAFE), Kid Squad, Teen & Young Parent Program (TYPP), and Independent Living Skills (ILS) programs. United Way also provided funding to support the Child Saving Institute’s emergency shelter and mental-health services therapy program, as well as funding for COVID-19 response.

United Way of the Midlands has served the Omaha-Council Bluff’s metro for more than 95 years. UWM invests donor dollars to fund basic needs, education, and financial-stability programs at local nonprofits, creating a circle of support for people in need. For information, visit

The Child Saving Institute is dedicated to the prevention, intervention, and healing of child abuse, neglect, and abandonment. For 128 years, the organization has been “responding to the cry of a child” and meeting the changing needs of metro-area children. In 2019, CSI served more than 2,800 children and families. For more information, visit or call (402) 553-6000.

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