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Additional Policies for General Public Programs

  1. Each organization and/or target audience is limited to two Speakers Bureau programs or events per calendar year.
  2. Applications for a Speakers Bureau program must be received by the HN no more than one year and no less than 30 days before the program date.
  3. Admission fees may not be charged for HN Speakers Bureau programs.
  4. The organization must fulfill all publicity requirements for the HN Speakers Bureau program (HN will send the organization a publicity packet after the request form is processed).
  5. The organization must pay a $50 processing fee ($100 for the second program in a calendar year) that accompanies the application form. The following high-use speakers have a $75 processing fee: Jeff Barnes, Cherrie Beam-Clarke, Darrell Draper, Charlotte Endorf, Sue McLain, and Joan Wells. Applications will NOT be processed without this fee. A $100 processing fee also is required if the second program is for a high-use speaker.
  6. The organization must guarantee that the HN Speakers Bureau program will be free and open to the public.
  7. The organization must hold the HN Speakers Bureau program in an accessible public place with space to accommodate at least 25 people.
  8. The organization must have a promotional/marketing plan for the program.
  9. Organizations are responsible for paying speaker honoraria and mileage over $750. This does not include the processing fee.
  10. Failure to comply with HN Speakers Bureau policies can result in the organization not receiving future funding from HN.

These policies are in addition to the universal program policies

Humanities Nebraska programming is made possible by:

and generous individuals, foundations, and businesses across Nebraska.