Recent Awards

The following organizations received grant awards for projects taking place January 1-June 30, 2015. Awards were approved at the NAC Board of Directors meeting in Omaha on December 9, 2014.

Artists in Schools-Communities Sponsor Grants

El Museo Latino, Omaha
Traditional Folklorico - Spring 2015

Arts Learning Project Grants

Robert M. Merryman Performing Arts Center, Kearney
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Promotes Literacy

LUX Center for the Arts, Lincoln
Afterschool Visual Arts Enrichment for Low-Income Kids

Friends of Lied – Lied Center for Performing Arts, Lincoln
Arts-Integrated Practice in Rural, Minority-Majority Schools

Norfolk Arts Center, Norfolk
"Break It Down - Build It Up" NPS Alternatives For Success

Omaha Theater Company, Omaha
Curriculum Infusion Partnership with Washington Elementary

The ARTery, Omaha
Dancing Classrooms

Omaha Performing Arts Society, Omaha
Nebraska High School Theater Awards Program

African Culture Connection, Omaha
2015 ACC OPS Schools Residency

Omaha Community Playhouse, Omaha
Theatre Arts Residency Project

South Sioux City Library Foundation, Inc., South Sioux City
Concerts for Young Audiences & Ensembles in the Schools

Doane College, Crete
Arts Are Basic Summer Workshop 2015

Omaha Conservatory of Music, Omaha
The 2015 Inside the Mind of The Artist Series

Nebraska Writers Collective, Omaha
Louder Than a Bomb

Grand Island Community Foundation, Grand Island
The Quilted Conscience Interactive Learning Project

Arts Project Grants

River City Mixed Chorus, Omaha
C'Mon Get Happy!

Metropolitan Community College Foundation, Omaha
International Fair 2015

Shelterbelt Theatre, Omaha
The Other Sewing Circle

Midlands Latino Community Development Corporation, Omaha
Celebrating Heritage in the Greater Omaha Area

Jewish Federation of Omaha dba Institute for Holocaust Education, Omaha
Fabric of Survival

Playing with Fire, Omaha
Playing with Fire Concert - June 2015


University of Nebraska – Kearney Dept. of English, Kearney
Carl Sandburg & the Sunburnt West

Friends of Homestead, Beatrice
Homesteading Arts Experiences

Harlan County Arts Council, Alma
Arts Components of 2015 White Pelican Homecoming Celebration

Grand Island Little Theatre, Grand Island
Spring 2015 Productions

Lofte Association Inc. dba Lofte Community Theatre, Manley
Lofte Theatre 39th Season Opener

Lauritzen Gardens, Omaha Botanical Center Inc., Omaha
Nature Connects II: Art with LEGO® Bricks

Lincoln Choral Artists dba Lincoln Civic Choir, Lincoln
With One Step...We Begin Anew

Annual Series & Events Grants

Crane River Theater Company Inc., Kearney
Crane River Theater Summer Season

Johnny Carson Comedy Festival Inc., Norfolk
Great American Comedy Festival

McCook Arts Council, McCook
Buffalo Commons Storytelling Festival -- "Anything but Common”

Metropolitan Community College, Omaha
Great Plains Theatre Conference 2015

Omaha Chamber Music Society, Omaha
2015 Summer Concert Series

Omaha Summer Arts Festival Inc., Omaha
Voices of the World

Panhandle Resource Conservation and Development Inc., Scottsbluff
16th Annual Intertribal Gathering

Stuhr Museum Foundation, Grand Island
27th Annual Wings Over the Platte Exhibition and Sale

Theatre West Summer Repertory, Scottsbluff
Theatre West 2015 Summer Season

Photo Credit: Omaha Theatre Company's production, "If You Give a Cat a Cupcake"

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