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2018 AAUF AND FLF Grant Award Recipients Recognized

In June, the Omaha Community Foundation (OCF) celebrated 24 local organizations who were the most recent recipients of the Foundation’s African American Unity and Futuro Latino Funds. In total, $370,750 […]

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Fund for Omaha Awards $278,122 in Grant Funding to 17 Local Organizations

In May, the Fund for Omaha, the Omaha Community Foundation’s largest grant program, awarded $278,112 to 17 local nonprofits with operating budgets over $500,000. The Fund for Omaha is designed to strengthen […]

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Omaha Gives! Celebrates Six Years of Giving with $42 Million Raised for Local Nonprofits since 2013

A total 50,463 donations were given to 970 nonprofits during the sixth annual Omaha Gives! yesterday. This year’s 24-hour online giving day, presented by American National Bank, raised $7.4 million […]

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Omaha Gives! Delivers Inspiration and Impact

Omaha Gives! is a day of inspiration and impact. Six years ago, the Omaha Community Foundation conceived this 24-hour giving celebration to inspire a spirit of philanthropy throughout the community; […]

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Corporate Philanthropy: More than the Bottom Line

Through our work at the Omaha Community Foundation, we have the opportunity to see firsthand how different types of philanthropy continue to transform the charitable landscape. Businesses—both big and small—have […]

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2017 Year-End Giving Deadlines

As we enter the holiday season and the final days of 2017, the Omaha Community Foundation is ready to assist you with your end of year giving and grantmaking.

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Celebrating 5 Years of Omaha Gives!

This year marks the fifth anniversary of Omaha Gives! – our community’s charitable challenge. Since 2013, 148,000 donations have led to raising $27 million for local nonprofits through this event. […]

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Tips for Year-End Gifts to Charity

As December 31st quickly approaches, we face numerous deadlines on items we planned to accomplish during the year.  For many, charitable giving becomes an important part of our busy holiday […]

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OCF Launches Youth Philanthropy Program

On October 8, the Omaha Community Foundation hosted its inaugural Connect – Youth in Philanthropy event. The two-hour program provided a special opportunity for some of the youngest members of […]

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Profile in Giving: Cox Charities

Recently Lisa Caudle, of Cox Communications’ Community & Public Affairs, shared insights into Cox Communications’ corporate charitable giving and the impact that employees are making locally through Cox Charities. What […]

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