Grants

Grants in Support of Arts and Culture
Awarded in 2015

Friends of the Haymarket Theatre

Amount
$20,000
Grants in Support of
Arts and Culture, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2015

For general-operating and staffing support of this organization providing live theater and youth performing arts education programs

Hear Nebraska

Amount
$20,000
Grants in Support of
Arts and Culture, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2015

Second-year general-operating support for this organization supporting live music and culture in Lincoln and across Nebraska

Lincoln Community Playhouse, Inc.

Amount
$20,000
Grants in Support of
Arts and Culture, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2015

Continued general-operating support for outreach and education

Lincoln Orchestra Association

Amount
$10,000
Grants in Support of
Arts and Culture, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2015

In support of a partnership providing tickets and education for families in the Lincoln Public Schools’ Family Literacy Program attending the Orchestra’s two Family Concerts in the 2015-16 season

Lux Center for the Arts

Amount
$25,000
Grants in Support of
Arts and Culture, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2015

First payment of a two-year $50,000 grant in support of an Operations Manager for this arts center

Museum of Nebraska Art (MONA)

Amount
$15,000
Grants in Support of
Arts and Culture, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2015

For production of Video Profiles of Nebraska Artists, a project to profile Nebraska artists and incorporate the videos into the statewide fine arts teaching standards for K-12 students

Nebraska Jazz Orchestra, Inc.

Amount
$7,500
Grants in Support of
Arts and Culture, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2015

In support of the Jazz Orchestra’s upcoming 40th anniversary season

Northeast Family Resource Center

Amount
$5,000
Grants in Support of
Arts and Culture, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2015

Support for the organization’s Academy of Rock concert series and festival

Ruth Davidson Hahn & Company

Amount
$1,000
Grants in Support of
Arts and Culture, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2015

Start-up support for this organization’s Dance for Parkinson’s program, offering dance and movement classes to people with Parkinson’s disease and their families

Vision Maker Media

Amount
$5,000
Grants in Support of
Arts and Culture, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2015

Support for the Vision Maker Film Festival in March 2016, which showcases stories of Native Americans and provides related educational resources for teachers, students and the community

Willa Cather Pioneer Memorial and Education Foundation

Amount
$15,000
Grants in Support of
Arts and Culture, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2015

In support of a Program/Development Coordinator for this organization that promotes appreciation and understanding of the life and works of author Willa Cather

Woods Hall Craft Shop

Amount
$30,000
Grants in Support of
Arts and Culture, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2015

Final payment of a three-year $100,000 matching challenge grant for a capital campaign to build a new sales hall for this organization that sells art and crafts created by year-round residents of Madeline Island, Wis.

Total $288,500