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Equity Journey Reflections: Emily Prauner

I am a work in progress. This blog post itself is a work in progress. It is incredibly different than the draft I wrote three weeks ago, and I know…

New Refugee Community Grant Fund Awards $50,000

Eight organizations will receive a combined $50,000 in funding to support refugee populations throughout Omaha. Established in early 2020 in response to the ongoing need of refugee community members in…

Leading Through Crisis: Facing the Challenges of our Community

The events of the last three months have changed us all; they have changed our community, our businesses, and nonprofits. How we work, where we work, and how we live…

Equity Team Implements Use of Internal Equity Filter

Omaha Community Foundation’s internal Equity Team has led conversations of racial equity guided by current events, created space for dialogue and learning, and contributed to the Foundation’s overall strategic planning…

Fund for Omaha Shifts Focus to Include Racial Equity

Fund for Omaha, a grant program funded by the Omaha Community Foundation in partnership with local philanthropists has distributed more than $7.5 million over the last 32 years. Historically, the…

Applications Now Open for CIF Membership

The Omaha Community Foundation’s Community Interest Funds are resident-led grant making programs that leverage the power, insight, and lived experiences of residents by asking them to lead grant processes, which…

OCF Honors the 50th Anniversary of Pride Month

June 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of annual LGBTQIA+ Pride traditions, with the first Pride March held in New York City on June 28, 1970, commemorating the one-year anniversary of…

Community Interest Funds Award Grants to 58 Nonprofits

Following the spring grant cycle, the Omaha Community Foundation’s Community Interest Funds awarded a total of $630,000 to 58 nonprofits and neighborhood groups. • The African American Unity Fund committee…

OCF Announces $461,200 in New COVID Response Fund Grants

The Omaha Community Foundation announced its latest round of grant funding to 23 local nonprofits from the COVID-19 Response Fund that was created to address urgent needs facing local nonprofits…

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