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
Antelope County Society Neligh $2,000 Native American display
Asian Community and Cultural Center Lincoln $1,450 Camp Culture 2022
Buffalo Commons Storytelling Festival McCook $2,000 2022 Event
Crane River Theater Kearney $2,000 “Page to Stage” outreach program
Food Fort Lincoln $1,100 “Tree Top Education” elementary school reading and writing program
Lincoln Commission on Human Rights Lincoln $300 Martin Luther King Jr. “Living a Dream” arts competition
Nebraska Deaf Heritage Museum and Cultural Center Omaha $1,500 Deaf History Month Kickoff event
Nebraska Journalism Trust Omaha $2,000 January 2022 forum to explore the current state of journalism in Nebraska
Nebraska Poetry Society Omaha $625 Educational events
O. NE Mentoring Academy Omaha $1,250 Mentoring underserved students
Platte Valley Literacy Association Columbus $2,000 Citizenship class
Robert Henri Museum and Historical Walkway Cozad $2,000 Exhibit: “Boyhood on the Prairie: Robert Henri’s Early Years in Nebraska”
Social Action Committee of Unitarian Church Lincoln $2,000 Winter Lecture Series “Conflicts within Nations and the Right to Protect
Southern Heights Food Forest Lincoln $1,500 “Cultural Foodways”
Together We Achieve Miracles, Inc. Omaha $1,750 Townhall sharing history of Saratoga and the Beltline Railroad
Tri-Faith Initiative Omaha $1,000 “Race, Religion, and Social Justice”
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Board of Regents Lincoln $2,000 Contemporary Indigeneity 2022
University of Nebraska- Omaha Board of Regents Omaha $2,000 “Living Library”
$1,900 ArteLatinX exhibit
$2,000 “On the Inside” exhibition
Vision Maker Media Lincoln $2,000 Filmmaker Summit 2022
Willa Cather Foundation Red Cloud $2,000 Smithsonian Crossroads Supplemental Programming