Recent Grant Awards

Humanities Nebraska offers grants to nonprofit organizations in support of projects related to the humanities including history, literature, languages, jurisprudence, philosophy, comparative religion, ethics, and the history, theory and criticism of the arts. Applicants must have non-profit status according to the State of Nebraska and the IRS, and must provide proof of 501(c)(3) or other 501(c) status. (State, county, or local government entities, including schools, are exempt from this requirement.)

Grant Recipient City Amount Description
College of Saint Mary Omaha $2,000 “Letters from Anne and Martin” production and discussion
Custer County Historical Society Broken Bow $925 Update of Solomon D. Butcher exhibit
Johnson County Nebraska Historical Society Tecumseh $1,913 Monday Night at the Museum
Kearney Area Community Foundation Kearney $2,000 Kearney Area Storytelling Festival
Larksong Writers Place Lincoln $895 First Friday Book Talk & Reading Series
Malaika Foundation Lincoln $1,953 Filming Indigenous language instructors
and $1,170 Third Thursdays: Voices at Larksong
Nebraska Poetry Society Omaha $1,000 Virtual poetry education events
and $2,000 Nebraska Poets Reading Series 2024
Omaha Conservatory of Music Omaha $1,000 Music & Wellness Winter Festival
Partners for Livable Omaha Omaha $2,000 Public sound installation art lecture and event
Social Action Committee of the Unitarian Church Lincoln $2,000 Virtual winter lecture series
UNMC Board of Regents Omaha $2,000 Living Library: Stories of Women’s Health
UNO Board of Regents Omaha $830 Nebraska Regional Ethics Bowl
Washington County Historical Association Fort Calhoun $1,468 Interpretive Sign for One-Room Schoolhouse
Wayne County Historical Society Wayne $1,000 Materials for a series of exhibits
Willa Cather Foundation Red Cloud $1,900 National Willa Cather Center Author Series