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Grants

2020 CARES Act Grant Awards

Grant Recipient City Amount
African Culture Connection Omaha 7,500
American Historical Society of Germans from Russia Lincoln $5,000
Archway, The Kearney $5,000
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts Omaha $7,500
Bess Streeter Aldrich Foundation Elmwood $2,790
Blixt Locally Grown Lincoln $2,500
Bluebarn Theatre Omaha $7,500
Brownville Fine Arts Association Brownville $2,500
Brownville Historical Society Brownville $3,250
Buffalo County Historical Society Kearney $10,000
Crane River Theater Company Kearney $7,500
Custer Co. Historical Society Broken Bow $4,850
Creighton University Omaha $2,500
Creighton University Omaha $5,000
Digg Site Productions LLC, The Fremont $4,000
Douglas County Historical Society Omaha $5,000
Durham Museum, The Omaha $10,000
Elkhorn Valley Historical Society Norfolk $7,500
El Museo Latino Omaha $7,500
Film Streams, Inc. Omaha $7,500
Flatwater Shakespeare Company Lincoln $5,000
Fort Atkinson Foundation Fort Calhoun $857
Fremont Area Art Association Fremont $2,500
Friends of the Kenfield Gallery Ogallala $3,500
Friends of Midwest Theater Scottsbluff $10,000
Friends of Opera, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Lincoln $1,000
Friends of Paplin, Inc. Loup City $2,000
Genoa U.S. Indian School Foundation Genoa $1,200
Golden Spike Tower North Platte $5,000
Great Plains Black History Museum Omaha $9,728
Great Plains Theatre Conference Omaha $7,500
Hall County Historical Society Grand Island $7,500
Hastings College Hastings $7,500
Hastings Museum of Natural and Cultural History Hastings  $8900
Heartland Military Museum Lexington  $6510
History Nebraska Lincoln $10,000
John G. Neihardt Bancroft $7,500
Joslyn Art Museum Omaha $7,500
Joslyn Castle Omaha $7.500
Kaneko Omaha $5,000
Kregel Windmill Factory Museum Nebraska City  $7,500
La Casa del Pueblo Omaha $1,000
Legacy of the Plains Museum Gering $10,000
Lewis & Clark Visitors Center Nebraska City $7,500
Lincoln County Historical Society North Platte $10,000
The Malone Center Lincoln  $5000
Merrick County Historical Museum Central City $6,200
Museum of Nebraska Art Kearney $7,500
Nebraska Firefighters Museum & Education Center / Nebraska Firefighter & EMS Memorial Kearney $2,500
Nebraska Shakespeare Festival, Inc. Omaha $7,500
Nebraska Prairie Museum Holdrege $10,000
Nebraska Writers Collective Omaha $10,000
NET Foundation for Television Lincoln $5,000
Norfolk Arts Center Norfolk $5,000
North Platte Community Playhouse North Platte $2,500
Friends of the International Quilt Study Center and Museum Lincoln $7,500
Plainsman Museum Aurora $8,300
Platte Valley Literacy Association Columbus $2,500
Prairie Arts Center North Platte $5,000
Rabble Mill Lincoln $7,500
Robert M. Merryman Performing Arts Center Kearney $5,000
Schuyler Historical Society Schuyler $1,620
Sheldon Art Association Lincoln $7,500
Sherman County Historical Society Loup City $3,500
Sioux County Historical Society Harrison  $1,185
Strategic Air and Space MuseumStrategic Air and Space Museum Ashland $7,500
Stuhr Museum Foundation Grand Island   $10,000
University of Nebraska State Museum Lincoln $3,500
Washington County Historical Association Fort Calhoun $10,000
Wessels Living History Farm York $5,000
Willa Cather Foundation Red Cloud $10,000
Wood River High School / Celebrate Wood River Performing Arts Council Wood River $1,327
Yazda-Yazidi Cultural Center Lincoln  $2500

Humanities Nebraska programming is made possible by:

and generous individuals, foundations, and businesses across Nebraska.