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Category II. Educational Institutions and Youth Organizations

1.  Your organization must be an educational institution or not-for-profit youth organization.
2.  There must be an adult present before, during and after the program.
3.  You must incorporate program as part of teaching and/or youth development mission.
4.  You must prepare participants before program and follow-up after program.
5.  You cannot charge for program, but you may charge for meals associated with program.

Examples of eligible organizations:

1.  Elementary, Middle or High School
2.  Colleges or Universities
3.  Youth Organizations (Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, 4-H, YMCA/YWCA)

Cost: A $50 processing fee must accompany the application form. There is a $75 processing fee for the following high-use speakers: Jeff Barnes, Cherrie Beam-Callaway, Darrell Draper, Charlotte Endorf, Sue McLain and Joan Wells. For a second program in a calendar year, the processing fee is $100. A $100 processing fee also is required if the second program is for a high-use speaker.

Free or reduced lunch eligibility: In schools where 50% or more of the students are eligible for the free and reduced price school meals program, the processing fee for the first program of the year is $35 and $50 for high-use speakers. For the second program of the year, the processing fee is $100.

Limitations: Two programs per school or youth organization and/or target audience per calendar year. Organizations are responsible for paying speaker honoraria and mileage over $750. This does not include the processing fee.

View the policies for a Category II program here.

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and generous individuals, foundations, and businesses across Nebraska.