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
Nebraska Journalism TrustOmaha$1,925January 2022 forum to explore the current state of journalism in Nebraska
Platte Valley Literacy AssociationColumbus$2,000Citizenship class
Tri-Faith InitiativeOmaha$1,000“Race, Religion, and Social Justice”
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Board of RegentsLincoln$2,000Contemporary Indigeneity 2022
Willa Cather FoundationRed Cloud$2,000Smithsonian Crossroads Supplemental Programming