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Community Interest Funds Accepting 2022 Applications

Nonprofits and neighborhood groups have until March 1 to apply for the 2022 Community Interest Funds, which includes five resident-led grantmaking programs. African American Unity Fund  Equality Fund for LGBTQIA2S+  […]

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$142K Awarded to 15 Omaha Organizations Serving Refugees

The Refugee Community Grant Fund awarded $142,000 to 15 organizations supporting refugee communities and populations throughout Omaha. The fund was established in early 2020 in response to an ongoing need. […]

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The Jacobsen Family: Philanthropy is in Their Hearts

 Dean and Maria Jacobsen recently sat down to reflect on their family’s involvement with the Omaha Community Foundation. The life-long Omaha residents shared their giving journey and how the […]

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Welcoming Afghans to Omaha, Resettlement Agencies Address Urgent, Long-Term Needs

Key Points 850 Afghans have resettled in Nebraska as humanitarian paroles with an anticipated 900 more coming by February 2022.  Since 2016, Nebraska has resettled more people per capita than […]

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Community Interest Funds Accepting 2022 Applications

Nonprofits and neighborhood groups have until March 1 to apply for the 2022 Community Interest Funds, which includes five resident-led grantmaking programs. African American Unity Fund  Equality Fund for LGBTQIA2S+  […]

Jan 12th, 2022   Grants, News, Nonprofits

$142K Awarded to 15 Omaha Organizations Serving Refugees

The Refugee Community Grant Fund awarded $142,000 to 15 organizations supporting refugee communities and populations throughout Omaha. The fund was established in early 2020 in response to an ongoing need. […]

Dec 21st, 2021   Grants, News, Nonprofits

The Jacobsen Family: Philanthropy is in Their Hearts

 Dean and Maria Jacobsen recently sat down to reflect on their family’s involvement with the Omaha Community Foundation. The life-long Omaha residents shared their giving journey and how the […]

Dec 16th, 2021   Donors, Philanthropy, Stories

Refugee Community Grant Fund: 2022 Social Media Toolkit

The Refugee Community Grant Fund was established in early 2020 in response to the ongoing needs of refugee populations in the Omaha metro. Applications are open each year from January […]

Dec 15th, 2021   Nonprofits

Omaha Neighborhood Grants: 2022 Social Media Toolkit

The Omaha Neighborhood Grants Program is designed to grow active citizenship and strengthen relationships by empowering neighbors to work together to create community spaces and experiences that reflect the vibrancy […]

Dec 15th, 2021   Nonprofits

LGBTQIA2S+ Equality Fund: 2022 Social Media Toolkit

The Equality Fund was established in 2018 to cultivate a community that supports, includes, and respects residents who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning, intersex, asexual, or […]

Dec 15th, 2021   Nonprofits

Futuro Latino Fund: 2022 Social Media Toolkit

The Futuro Latino Fund was established in 2009 to support initiatives and organizations that benefit Latino communities in the Omaha-Council Bluffs metro area. Applications are open each year from January […]

Dec 15th, 2021   Nonprofits

African American Unity Fund: 2022 Social Media Toolkit

The African American Unity Fund was established in 2008 to support initiatives and organizations that benefit this community in Omaha. Applications are open each year from January 1 to March […]

Dec 15th, 2021   Nonprofits

Endow Iowa Tax Credit: December 2021 Update

Thanks to the generosity of Iowans, all of the 2022 Endow Iowa Tax Credits have been allocated. Please find details below on the waitlist for 2023 Endow Iowa Tax credits. […]

Dec 14th, 2021   Southwest Iowa

Welcoming Afghans to Omaha, Resettlement Agencies Address Urgent, Long-Term Needs

Key Points 850 Afghans have resettled in Nebraska as humanitarian paroles with an anticipated 900 more coming by February 2022.  Since 2016, Nebraska has resettled more people per capita than […]

Dec 14th, 2021   Philanthropy, Stories

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