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A Capital Campaign To Realize Our Vision

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New Facility Space

The project’s architects have designed the build-out for renovation of the new facility with new floor plans and cost estimates. The new space will include an indoor half basketball court, a large multi-purpose event space that can hold up to 100 people, a large meeting room, dedicated Elder space, administrative offices and a gift shop at the front corner entrance. These new spaces add value to the facility as a true Indian center and will provide revenue generation to assist with project sustainability.

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living below the poverty level…

Many are unemployed, uninsured or underinsured, which leads to poorer health status and instability in the family and in the community. In addition, hunger, chronic unemployment, poverty, poor academic achievement and housing disparities plague American Indians/Alaska Natives in Omaha.
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people impacted last year…

Many through our various programs, such as SOMS, Transitional Housing, evaluations, and other Intertribal Services.

New Transitional and Affordable Housing

The property at 2226 N Street in South Omaha is being renovated to increase NUIHC’s capacity to grow existing programs. The new space, Eagle Heights, will be designed to accommodate the co-ed, 10 bed Intertribal Treatment Center, Outpatient Behavioral Health Services, Soaring Over Meth and Suicide Program (SOMS), and the Tired Moccasin Elders Program. Eagle Heights will provide transitional living space for men and women who have successfully completed residential treatment. Residents work one on one with their counselor to develop person-centered treatment plans to aid them in reaching their vocational and educational goals. NUIHC is dedicated to helping Native Americans become productive community members.

Looking To The Future

We envision creating a beautiful, welcoming space that addresses Native Amercians’ social, educational, cultural and spiritual needs. The space also will encourage economic growth and urban development, as well as foster a much-needed sense of belonging and well-being among Omaha’s Native community. The 26,000-square-foot building will increase NUIHC’s capacity to offer new programs and services, providing urban Indians a place of identity and sense of belonging in Omaha.

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Project Cost

The funding for Eagle Heights (over 50% of the project cost) has been raised. We need $6,338,700 in capital campaign funding from philanthropic organizations in the Omaha area for the NUIHC service building.

Over 50% Of Funds Raised

Services to be provided to Eagle Heights:
• 44 Units of Affordable Housing
• Basic Culinary Arts and Customer Service Training
• GED Classes
• Technology Center
• Financial Literacy Classes
• Behavioral Health Residential and Outpatient Services
• Employment Opportunities

Budgets

Sources of Funds
Land Donation

$480,000

Nebraska Finance Authority

$7,027,140

Nebraska HOME Funds

$500,000

Tax Increment Financing

$310,000

Capital Campaign

$6,338,000

TOTAL: $ 14,655,140

Use of Funds
Building and Land

$549,500

Construction

$10,834,000

Financing and Soft Costs

$1,507,140

Reserves

$1,064,500

Developer Profit/Overhead

$700,000

TOTAL: $ 14,655,140

Collaborating Partners

PromiseShip | Click for Info
Society of Care | Click for Info
Juvenile Detention  Alternative Initiative | Click for Info
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands | Click for Info
Charles Drew Health Center | Click for Info
One World Community Health Centers, Inc. | Click for Info
University of Nebraska at Omaha | Click for Info
Metropolitan Community College | Click for Info
United HealthCare | Click for Info
Planned Parenthood | Click for Info
Girls Inc. | Click for Info
Omaha Police Department | Click for Info
Livewise | Click for Info
Creighton University | Click for Info
North Omaha Area Health | Click for Info
La Casa del Pueblo | Click for Info
Well Care | Click for Info
Omaha Public Schools – Native Indigenous Centered Education | Click for Info
Eastern Nebraska Office on Aging | Click for Info
No More Empty Pots | Click for Info
Food Bank of the Heartland | Click for Info

Funding Sources

Indian Health Service | Click for Info
Region 6 Behavioral Health | Click for Info
United Way of the Midlands | Click for Info
Women’s Fund of Omaha | Click for Info

Capital Campaign Commitee

Lance Morgan
Campaign Co-Chair
Ho-Chunk Industries

Anne Steinhoff
Campaign Co-Chair
Steinhoff & Associates

Dr. Donna L. Polk
CEO
NUIHC

Ellen Rogers
CFO
NUIHC

Darin Smith
Principal
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Mindy Crook
Principal
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June Bear-Noonan
Community Relations
NUIHC

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