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Community Interest Funds Now Accepting Applications

The Omaha Community Foundation believes that engaged residents are in invaluable part of a strong community. Therefore, Community Interest Funds are designed to empower everyday community members to make decisions […]

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Registration for Omaha Gives! Opens January 15

Omaha Gives! is the community’s online platform to showcase the region’s spirit of generosity, increase awareness about local nonprofits, and celebrate the collective effort it takes to make the Omaha-Council […]

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OCF President and CEO Sara Boyd Departs Foundation

As of December 31, 2019 Sara Boyd, former President and CEO, has departed the Omaha Community Foundation. The official announcement was made to the public on November 6, 2019. Matt […]

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CAP® Program Graduates 106, Continues to Inspire Philanthropy

It’s often stated that our community is home to some of the most generous people in the nation – and we have proof.  With the addition of the 2019 graduation […]

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Update: Endow Iowa Tax Credits

Thanks to the generosity of Iowans, all of the 2020 Endow Iowa Tax Credits have been allocated. Please find details below on the waitlist for 2021 Endow Iowa Tax credits. […]

Jan 23rd, 2020   Advisors, Philanthropists, Southwest Iowa

Secure Act and the IRA Charitable Rollover

With recent legislative updates, charitable giving with IRAs has become even more advantageous. As such, we wanted to share an overview of the IRA Charitable Rollover and details on how the […]

Jan 23rd, 2020   Advisors, Philanthropists, Southwest Iowa

Community Interest Funds Now Accepting Applications

The Omaha Community Foundation believes that engaged residents are in invaluable part of a strong community. Therefore, Community Interest Funds are designed to empower everyday community members to make decisions […]

Jan 16th, 2020   Featured, In the Community

Registration for Omaha Gives! Opens January 15

Omaha Gives! is the community’s online platform to showcase the region’s spirit of generosity, increase awareness about local nonprofits, and celebrate the collective effort it takes to make the Omaha-Council […]

Jan 15th, 2020   Featured, In the Community

OCF President and CEO Sara Boyd Departs Foundation

As of December 31, 2019 Sara Boyd, former President and CEO, has departed the Omaha Community Foundation. The official announcement was made to the public on November 6, 2019. Matt […]

Jan 3rd, 2020   Featured

Smart Strategies for Year-End Giving

As we near the end of 2019 and the holiday giving season, our team at the Foundation is busy working with our fundholders and local advisors to help accomplish their […]

Dec 17th, 2019   Advisors, Philanthropists

Profile in Giving: The Hoogeveen Family

Recently Blake Hoogeveen reflected on his family’s involvement with the Foundation; from joining OCF’s Omaha Venture Group six years ago, to bringing his young kids to the most recent Youth […]

Dec 16th, 2019   Philanthropists

CAP® Program Graduates 106, Continues to Inspire Philanthropy

It’s often stated that our community is home to some of the most generous people in the nation – and we have proof.  With the addition of the 2019 graduation […]

Dec 16th, 2019   Advisors, Featured, Philanthropists

Finding Meaningful Charitable Connections Has Never Been Easier

As you read this column, the world will have just participated in Giving Tuesday, an online global giving celebration held each Tuesday after the Thanksgiving holiday. Started in 2012, it’s […]

Dec 5th, 2019   Philanthropists

County Endowment Fund Program Celebrates 15 Years

This year marks an important milestone, as the Iowa County Endowment Fund Program celebrates its 15th Anniversary. Through the County Endowment Fund Program, a percentage of the state’s gaming tax […]

Dec 2nd, 2019   Southwest Iowa

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