WhyArts? Receives Lincoln Financial Foundation Grant

WhyArts? artist Paula Wallace worked with seniors at the Intercultural Senior Center to create star art that was displayed at the Hot Shops Art Center Open House.

WhyArts? artist Paula Wallace worked with seniors at the Intercultural Senior Center to create art that was displayed at the Hot Shops Art Center Open House.

OMAHA – WhyArts? received $8,000 in 2015 funding from the Lincoln Financial Foundation that supported the provision of experiential workshops to special education classes in the schools, older adults and organizations serving physically and developmentally challenged individuals.

Lincoln Financial Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Lincoln Financial Group, believes in empowering people to live greater lives, which advances culture and empowers greater positive change. Its grant is part of Lincoln Financial’s annual $10 million investment in its local communities’ youth education, economic and workforce development, human well-being and arts programs.

About Lincoln Financial Foundation
The Lincoln Financial Foundation, established in 1962, is a nonprofit organization formed and supported by Lincoln Financial Group. Grants are made in the areas of arts, education, human services and economic/workforce development.