Please note: Presenting the State Poet grants are facilitated through the Nebraska Touring Program in our online grant system. When accessing the grant application for events occurring before July 1, 2019 please use the access code statepoet in the top right hand corner.
Presenting the State Poet grants provide financial assistance for Nebraska nonprofit organizations and accredited public or private schools to host Nebraska State Poet Matt Mason. After the initial $50 sponsor cost, the remaining cost of fees and travel is covered by the Presenting the State Poet grant. Funding is limited and awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.
Host State Poet Matt Mason in your community for events such as:
Deadline: At least six weeks prior to the event date.
Contact: Stephanie Plummer // 402.595.3937
Note: Presenting the State Poet grant applications are submitted via our online grant system. Please use the access code statepoet to submit your application.
Please contact Matt Mason regarding event details. Please contact Stephanie Plummer for information or questions regarding the grant application.
Technical requirements: Microphone and podium/stand, unless the group is small.
Availability: No travel limitations or schedule restrictions at this time.