Grants

Families Inspiring Families

$10000

For support of a theatrical production in spring 2020 to share the stories of people who have experienced trauma, court involvement and/or family violence

Flatwater Shakespeare Company

$12500

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

Flatwater Shakespeare Company

$12500

Second payment of a two-year $25,000 grant to support operational expenses of this performing-arts organization

Friends of the Haymarket Theatre

$20000

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

Hear Nebraska

$20000

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

Hear Nebraska

$20000

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

Hear Nebraska, Inc.

$15000

General-operating support for this organization supporting live music and culture in Lincoln and across Nebraska

Lincoln Arts Council

$20000

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

Lincoln Arts Council

$20000

Support of arts programming with Lincoln community and nonprofit organizations

Lincoln Arts Council

$25000

Second payment of a two-year $50,000 grant to support coordination of arts programming at Lincoln schools and other outreach

Lincoln Arts Council

$25000

First payment of a two-year $50,000 grant to support coordination of arts programming at Lincoln schools and other outreach

Lincoln Crossroads Festival

$10000

Support for this organization celebrating Lincoln’s diverse cultural heritage through musical programming, storytelling and workshops

Lincoln Orchestra Association

$10000

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

Lincoln Orchestra Association

$10000

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

Lincoln Orchestra Association

$10000

In support of a partnership providing tickets and education for families in the Lincoln Public Schools’ Family Literacy Program and for people served by nonprofits

Lux Center for the Arts

$25000

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

Lux Center for the Arts

$25000

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

Museum of Nebraska Art (MONA)

$15000

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 Cultural Endowment

$10000

For expansion of marketing for this endowment that matches funds pledged by the State of Nebraska to support arts and humanities programming across the state

Nebraska Cultural Endowment

$6000

Support of this endowment that matches funds pledged from the State of Nebraska to support arts and humanities programming across the state

Nebraska Repertory Theatre

$20000

In support of a partnership and artistic collaboration with the St. Louis Black Repertory Company

Nebraska Writers Collective

$10000

Continued support for Louder Than a Bomb performance poetry programs at Lincoln/Lancaster County public schools and the Writers’ Block program at the Lincoln Correctional Center

Nebraska Writers Collective

$15000

Support for Louder Than a Bomb performance poetry programs at Lincoln/Lancaster County public schools and the Writers’ Block program at the Lincoln Correctional Center

Projecto Cultural

$3500

General-operating support for this organization providing Hispanic cultural programming including the Grupo Folklorico Sangre Azteca youth dance group

Ruth Davidson Hahn & Company

$1000

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

The Willa Cather Foundation

$10000

Toward the display and care for the Foundation’s collection and archive of correspondence, rare books and photographs; made in memory of Lucia Woods Lindley

Vision Maker Media

$5000

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

Vision Maker Media

$10000

Second payment of a two-year $30,000 grant for staffing support of the Vision Maker Film Festivals in 2018 and 2020, which showcase stories of Native People

Vision Maker Media

$20000

First payment of a two-year $30,000 grant to support Vision Maker Media Film Festivals

Woods Hall Craft Shop

$30000

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 $968,700