Grants

Grants in Support of Arts and Culture
Awarded in 2016

Colonel Mustard Amateur Attic Theatre Company

Amount
$5,000
Grants in Support of
Arts and Culture, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2016

General-operating support of this performing-arts group based in the Near South neighborhood of Lincoln

Fiesta Mexicana of the Heartlands, Lincoln, NE

Amount
$5,700
Grants in Support of
Arts and Culture, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2016

support of general operations, strategic planning and leadership development for this Mexican ballet folklorico dance troupe

Flatwater Shakespeare Company

Amount
$12,500
Grants in Support of
Arts and Culture, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2016

First payment of a two-year $25,000 grant to support operational expenses as the performing-arts organization completes strategic planning

Hear Nebraska

Amount
$20,000
Grants in Support of
Arts and Culture, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2016

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

Lincoln Arts Council

Amount
$20,000
Grants in Support of
Arts and Culture, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2016

For coordination of Art Makes Me SmArt, which provides arts programming at Lincoln schools

Lincoln Orchestra Association

Amount
$10,000
Grants in Support of
Arts and Culture, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2016

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 2016-17 season

Lux Center for the Arts

Amount
$25,000
Grants in Support of
Arts and Culture, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2016

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

Meadowlark Music Festival

Amount
$10,000
Grants in Support of
Arts and Culture, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2016

To support this chamber music organization’s 2017 summer music festival

Mid-America Arts Alliance

Amount
$8,000
Grants in Support of
Arts and Culture, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2016

To support training workshops in Lincoln for Nebraskan artists and arts organizations

Nebraska Art Association

Amount
$5,000
Grants in Support of
Arts and Culture, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2016

General-operating support

Nebraska Brass, Inc.

Amount
$2,500
Grants in Support of
Arts and Culture, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2016

In support of educational outreach programming

Nebraska Writers Collective

Amount
$15,000
Grants in Support of
Arts and Culture, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2016

For “Louder Than A Bomb” performance poetry program in Lincoln schools

UNL Great Plains Art Museum

Amount
$8,000
Grants in Support of
Arts and Culture, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2016

For the “Contemporary Indigeneity: Spiritual Borderlands” exhibition

Total $146,700