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
Crane River Theater Company Kearney $2,000 “Letters from Home” performance and talkback with veterans
Merryman Performing Arts Center Kearney $2,000 “Henrietta Solway” performance and discussion
Nebraska Poetry Society Omaha $800 Virtual poetry education events
PFLAG Hastings Hastings $1,500 Planning Proud Voices on the Plains Cultural Festival
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Board of Regents Lincoln $800 Poetry of Place 2023
University of Nebraska at Omaha Board of Regents Omaha $2,000 ‘Making “Barlaam & Josaphat”‘ talk
and $2,000 Student visit to “Nobody’s Listening” exhibit
Willa Cather Foundation Red Cloud $2,000 National Willa Cather Center Author Series