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1 Presentation for More Than Just Money Workshop July 29, 2010

2 The Humanities History Literature Language Philosophy Comparative Religion Archaeology Ethics Cultural Studies Art History, Theory and Criticism Political Science Anthropology Education Human geography Law Sociology

3 Humanities Staff

4 Who’s Eligible? Any nonprofit Schools Libraries Museums Civic groups Service clubs Tribal organizations Professional associations Historical societies Educational institutions Community organizations


6 Money & More NHC Resources Grants Speakers Bureau Museum on Main Street Capitol Forum Prime Time Chautauqua

7 Grants Online at Mini grants for $1,500 or less: January 1, March 1, May 1, July 1, Sept 1, Nov 1 Major grants for more than $1,500: March 1 and August 1 Media and Website/digital grants: January 15 and June 15

8 Grants Educational Service Unit Workshop -- The Malaika Foundation Circle the Bluffs PowWow --Indian Center, Inc. Hugo Wolf --West Nebraska Arts Center Institute for Place-Conscious Teaching of Writing in Western Nebraska --Nebraska Writing Project Blizzard Voices Traveling Exhibit --Omaha Children's Museum World Cultural Fair --ESU #16 History Cooks --Sandhills Reading Council Holocaust Materials and Educational Resources In-Service Training --Institute for Holocaust Education

9 Grants

10 Speakers Bureau 150 speakers offering nearly 300 programs Basic processing fee of $50 Simple application available online Applications due at least 30 days and no more than one year before program date

11 Speakers Bureau Matthew “Sitting Bear” Jones presents Kiowa Tales Cherrie Beam-Clarke presents Promise in a New Land: Migrating and Settling in Nebraska

12 Museum on Main Street Host organizations--museums, historical societies, libraries, community centers Benefits—free traveling exhibit, financial support for programming, local exhibit, publicity, training Outcome—new visitors, new members, new partners

13 Museum on Main Street

14 Touring Nebraska in 2012 Application Deadline November 15, 2010

15 Capitol Forum Program for high school students and their teachers Students learn about and discuss issues in U.S. foreign policy Helps meet Nebraska and federal educational standards Application deadline for teachers May 15

16 Capitol Forum Teachers and schools receive Free Choices curriculum units Travel stipends and funding for classroom substitutes Students learn The complexity of world politics Their role as active, informed citizens in the political process

17 Capitol Forum Day in March Student representatives meet at the State Capitol to report on the international concerns of their classmates And to engage in deeper exploration of alternate policy directions. The day culminates in a dialogue among Students, elected officials and policymakers.

18 Prime Time Family Reading Time Participation to date: Lincoln, Omaha, Columbus, Crete, Gibbon, Grand Island, Hastings, Lexington, Norfolk, Schuyler, South Sioux City, Scottsbluff and Gering. Six week program for libraries to offer to parents and their six- to 10- year-old children Benefits—trained storyteller and discussion leader, supply of children’s books, financial support for program coordinator, student intern, Preschool coordinator, community liaison, transportation, supplies

19 Prime Time Family Reading Time Reinforces the role of family Enables parents and children to bond around reading Trains parents and children to read and discuss books Encourages non-English speaking, low-literacy and/or low-income families Transforms families into active library users and lifelong readers

20 Prime Time Family Reading Time

21 Summer 2011 Chautauqua Application Deadline October 1 Rich educational opportunity for people of all ages Increased tourism Community building

22 Contact Us Mary Yager Erika Hamilton Kristi Hayek Program Officers 402-474-2131

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