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 RecipientCityAmountDescription
CreightonOmaha$2,000Carlson Fable Collection
Friends of LiedLincoln$2,000MOSAIC Discussions, scheduled for Spring 2021
McCook Economic DevelopmentMcCook$2,000

Development of a local component for the touring Smithsonian exhibition, “Crossroads: Change in Rural America”

Nebraska Wesleyan UniversityLincoln$929

Lecture series, “Culture, COVID, and Conversation: Humanities Insights on the Worldwide Effect of COVID-19”

Social Action Committee of the Unitarian Church of LincolnLincoln$1,000Winter Lecture Series 2021: “Pandemics and the Social Fabric”
University of Nebraska at Omaha Board of RegentsOmaha$250Lecture:

“Singing Stones: Sacred Music and Sacred Spaces”