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Meet Our New Team Members

We are excited to introduce you to three new team members. Joining the Omaha Community Foundation, they’re devoted to learning more about our neighborhoods, activities, needs, and organizations so we […]

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Field of Interest Funds Award $163K to 19 Omaha Nonprofits

The Omaha Community Foundation awarded a total of $163,444 to 19 local organizations from three specialized grant funds: Creche Childhood Education Fund, Jetton Charitable Fund, and Richard A. Shaw Fund. Each fund supports […]

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Working Multiple Jobs? Data Shows You’re Not Alone

Did you know that one in 10 residents in Iowa and Nebraska work multiple jobs compared to one in 20 nationally? While unemployment is low in our community, it’s almost […]

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Omaha Venture Group Celebrates 20 Years, Awards $26,000 to Four Nonprofits

The Omaha Venture Group (OVG) recently celebrated its 20th grant season, awarding $26,000 to four area nonprofit organizations. The organizations were recognized at a grant night reception hosted at Carson […]

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Meet Our New Team Members

We are excited to introduce you to three new team members. Joining the Omaha Community Foundation, they’re devoted to learning more about our neighborhoods, activities, needs, and organizations so we […]

Sep 16th, 2022   Our Culture

Field of Interest Funds Award $163K to 19 Omaha Nonprofits

The Omaha Community Foundation awarded a total of $163,444 to 19 local organizations from three specialized grant funds: Creche Childhood Education Fund, Jetton Charitable Fund, and Richard A. Shaw Fund. Each fund supports […]

Sep 12th, 2022   News, Nonprofits

Working Multiple Jobs? Data Shows You’re Not Alone

Did you know that one in 10 residents in Iowa and Nebraska work multiple jobs compared to one in 20 nationally? While unemployment is low in our community, it’s almost […]

Sep 12th, 2022   Landscape Stories

Omaha Venture Group Celebrates 20 Years, Awards $26,000 to Four Nonprofits

The Omaha Venture Group (OVG) recently celebrated its 20th grant season, awarding $26,000 to four area nonprofit organizations. The organizations were recognized at a grant night reception hosted at Carson […]

Sep 5th, 2022   Advisors, Grants, Philanthropy

2022 Year-End Giving Deadlines

As we approach the end of 2022, the Omaha Community Foundation (OCF) is here to assist with your year-end giving. The timing of your year-end charitable gifts affects your eligibility […]

Sep 5th, 2022   Advisors, Donors

How Much Renters Need to Earn to Afford a 2-Bedroom Apartment in Omaha

While our community is often considered an affordable place to live, a closer look at rental costs shows that is not true for all. To afford a two-bedroom apartment, a […]

Sep 1st, 2022   Landscape Stories

2022 Omaha Venture Group Leadership and Members

We proudly announce the Omaha Venture Group 2022 membership and leadership team. Leadership Team A special thanks to the 2022 Interest Group Leaders, Committee Leads, & Co-Chairs for their dedication to […]

Aug 29th, 2022   Philanthropy

Farms and Funding a Family Legacy

Given that there are more than 2 million farms in the United States, most advisors have at least one client who owns farm property. Although the number of farms has […]

Aug 18th, 2022   Advisors, Knowledge, Philanthropy

Summer Legislative Updates and Looking Ahead to Sunsets

On August 16, 2022, President Biden signed into law the Inflation Reduction Act. A few tax provisions made it into the final legislation (e.g., a corporate minimum alternative tax). Other items […]

Aug 18th, 2022   Advisors, Knowledge, News, Philanthropy

Back to Basics: Reminding Clients About Charitable Bequests

August is national “Make a Will” Month, which may prompt your clients to ask whether their affairs are in order. Of course, making sure a client has established an estate […]

Aug 18th, 2022   Advisors, Knowledge, News, Philanthropy

Join the Giving

You can help us strengthen our community, and we can help you make your giving more effective. Be a part of the good we’re growing by contributing to one of our funds or opening your own philanthropic fund.