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January Proclaimed National Mentoring Month in Nebraska

January marked the start of National Mentoring Month. Created in 2002 by the Harvard School of Public Health and MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership, National Mentoring Month focuses national attention on the need for mentors, as well as how each of us—individuals, businesses, government agencies, schools, faith communities and nonprofits—can work together to increase the…
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National Mentoring Month

Across the country, January is known as National Mentoring Month. January is a great time to re-assess your commitments and considering giving back to your community in the form of youth mentoring!  This year’s slogan – Be Someone Who Matters To Someone Who Matters – encompasses the true meaning and power of mentoring relationships.  A…
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Omaha Needs More Mentors—Sign Up to Help

Our recruitment campaign is fully underway and with two weeks left in the campaign, the push for more quality mentors is still alive. Midlands Mentoring Partnership is working with eleven mentoring agencies that are ready and waiting to match you to one of the many youth in the community who want a mentor. Our goal…
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The 2nd Annual City-Wide Mentor Recruitment Campaign is Here!

August 1st marked the start of the 2nd Annual City-wide Mentor Recruitment Campaign for Midlands Mentoring Partnership (MMP). Midlands Mentoring Partnership is a Collective Impact organization that partners with 11 mentoring agencies in the Omaha area to increase both the quality and quantity of mentoring relationships. MMP Partner Organizations: Big Brothers Big Sisters of the…
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2012 Grantees

Expansion and Capacity Building Grants have been awarded for FY 2012-2013. The following organizations received Expansion Grants from MMP: Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands Girls Inc. Partnership 4 Kids TeamMates Mentoring Program   The following organizations were awarded Capacity Building Grants: Kids Can Community Center Youth Emergency Services   Three organizations were awarded…
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2011 Grantees

MMP supported mentoring agencies with five categories of grants in 2011: Expansion Grants, Capacity Building Grants, Stipends, Background Checks, and Conference Scholarships in the amount of $300,000. 100 Black Men of Omaha Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands Child Saving Institute Girls Inc. GMBC Amachi Hope Center…
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2010 Grantees

MMP supported mentoring agencies with two categories of grants in 2010: Expansion and Capacity Building. During 2010 the Midlands Mentoring Partnership awarded eight grants in the amount of $283,000. All Our Kids Release Ministries TeamMates Mentoring Program GoodWill Industries, Inc. Hope Center for Kids Midwest Trailblazers Youth Program 100 Black Men of Omaha South Omaha…
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