2019 Sponsors

The NWC invests more than $500 per LTAB: Great Plains student each September through April to provide the mentoring needed to let them truly master the art of performance poetry. Its positive outcomes are not possible without financial support, and we give special thanks to the following donors, foundations, and other contributors who went above and beyond to fund LTAB’s 8th consecutive season:

Cindy & Mogens Bay, Esther & Dan Brabec, Cooper Foundation, Henry Davis, The Duncan Family, Kathy & Gary Gates, Dan Hamann, The Hawks Foundation, Heider Family Foundation, Angela Hempel, The Robin Hill Fund, Holland Foundation, Humanities Nebraska, Jetton Charitable Fund, Stephanie & Jack Koraleski, Lincoln Financial Foundation, Tina & Dan Lonergan, Lozier Foundation, Midland Mentoring Partnership, National Endowment for the Arts, Nebraska Arts Council, Nebraska Cultural Endowment, Teresa Romanek & David Rogers,  Sherwood Foundation, Warren Distribution (Polina & Bob Schlott), Security National Bank, Betiana & Todd Simon, The Sommer Family, Kathleen & Roger Weitz, Weitz Family Foundation, Woods Charitable Fund

Special thanks to our Sustaining Donors Annette & Paul Smith and Katie Weitz.

We also give thanks our programming and in-kind partners, including:

The B Side of Benson Theatre, The Bay, Bluebarn Theatre, Clark Creative Group, Film Streams, Flywheel, Girl Scouts Spirit of Nebraska, Gothenburg Sun Theatre, Hastings College, Maha Music Festival, Marriott Omaha Downtown Capitol District, Mason Video, NCIA/MATC Sovereign Native Youth STEM Leadership Academy, Omaha Girls Rock, Omaha Performing Arts, Omaha Public Library, Omaha Symphony, Opera Omaha, OutrSpaces, Physicians Mutual, Union Pacific Museum, UNL Department of English, UNO Department of Gerontology