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Humanities Nebraska (Lincoln, NE 68508-1836)
John Schleicher (Project Director: April 2018 to January 2019)
Amy Sandeen (Project Director: January 2019 to April 2021)
Connie Duncan (Project Director: April 2021 to present)
Mary Yager (Co Project Director: November 2018 to present)
State Humanities Program

General operating support for state or territorial humanities council

Humanities Nebraska (HN) inspires and enriches personal and public life by delivering opportunities for Nebraskans to engage thoughtfully with history and culture. HN will make high quality, relevant, and affordable humanities programming available to all Nebraskans including Capitol Forum on America's Future, Chautauqua, Governor's Lecture in the Humanities, competitive grants, Prime Time Family Reading Time, Speakers Bureau, and Museum on Main Street. HN will partner with Nebraska Public Radio to provide Humanities Desk programming; Nebraska Wesleyan University to implement National History Day; Nebraska Center for the Book and Nebraska Library Commission to support One Book One Nebraska programming, Nebraska Arts Council and Nebraska Library Commission for Nebraska State Poet outreach, and the Nebraska Writing Project in support of Nebraska Warrior Writers veteran writing workshops. These and other programs will reach Nebraskans of all ages and walks of life with the humanities.

Project fields:
History, General; Interdisciplinary Studies, General; Literature, General

State Humanities Councils General Operating Support Grants

Federal/State Partnership

Totals (outright + matching):
$2,705,367 (approved)
$2,705,367 (awarded)

Grant period:
11/1/2018 – 10/31/2023

Funding details:
Original grant (2019) $138,600
Supplement (2019) $571,900
Supplement (2020) $1,183,767
Supplement (2021) $811,100