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Understanding the Community Through Its Residents

Two years ago, the Omaha Community Foundation engaged in a listening campaign in targeted areas of the community to better understand the lives of more than 1,600 residents. We worked […]

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Equality Fund for LGBTQIA+ Awards $200,000 to 10 Organizations

The Equality Fund for LGBTQIA+ has completed their second grant season, awarding $200,000 to ten nonprofit organizations. Established in the spring of 2018 by a group of local corporations and […]

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Leaving Impact for Generations

We all want to leave a legacy—to our children, our families, our community. For many of us, our legacy will also involve philanthropy. Planned Giving—what happens during your life—is an […]

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OCF Staff Commits to Equity and Inclusion

In June 2018, Omaha Community Foundation began partnership with the Center for Equity and Inclusion (CEI) to guide a journey for further understanding and implementation of race equity in our […]

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Understanding the Community Through Its Residents

Two years ago, the Omaha Community Foundation engaged in a listening campaign in targeted areas of the community to better understand the lives of more than 1,600 residents. We worked […]

Oct 14th, 2019   Featured, In the Community

Equality Fund for LGBTQIA+ Awards $200,000 to 10 Organizations

The Equality Fund for LGBTQIA+ has completed their second grant season, awarding $200,000 to ten nonprofit organizations. Established in the spring of 2018 by a group of local corporations and […]

Oct 2nd, 2019   Featured, In the Community

Youth in Philanthropy on October 22

On Tuesday, October 22, the Omaha Community Foundation will hold it’s fourth annual Youth in Philanthropy event. Fundholders and their young friends are invited to join us at Heartland Equine […]

Sep 11th, 2019   Philanthropists

Leaving Impact for Generations

We all want to leave a legacy—to our children, our families, our community. For many of us, our legacy will also involve philanthropy. Planned Giving—what happens during your life—is an […]

Aug 20th, 2019   Featured, Philanthropists

OCF Staff Commits to Equity and Inclusion

In June 2018, Omaha Community Foundation began partnership with the Center for Equity and Inclusion (CEI) to guide a journey for further understanding and implementation of race equity in our […]

Aug 7th, 2019   Featured, Our Culture

Meet our Southwest Iowa Team

The Southwest Iowa team at the Omaha Community Foundation serves our nine Iowa Community Foundation affiliates and metro area programs in Pottawattamie County. While each of these affiliates is led […]

Jul 30th, 2019   Southwest Iowa

Omaha Community Foundation Adds Three to Board of Directors at June Meeting

The Omaha Community Foundation has announced the addition of three members to its Board of Directors. Dan Houghton, Farhan Khan, and Malinda Starr Sapp all joined the Foundation’s board during […]

Jul 26th, 2019   Featured, Philanthropists

OG! Generosity Across Generations

In May, the Omaha community came together to raise $6.8 million for nonprofits across Douglas, Sarpy, and Pottawattamie Counties. In the few weeks since then, we’ve heard stories from nonprofits […]

Jul 19th, 2019   Featured, Philanthropists, Stories of Impact

Update: SALT Cap & Endow Iowa

The Community Foundations of Southwest Iowa wants to make you aware of the newly approved IRS regulations which could impact the federal deductibility of Endow Iowa charitable gifts. These regulations […]

Jul 18th, 2019   Advisors, Philanthropists, Southwest Iowa

African American Unity Fund, Futuro Latino Fund, Neighborhood Grants Awarded

Nearly fifty Omaha-Council Bluffs metro area nonprofit organizations that work with African American and Latino populations, and neighborhoods across the community received $450,000 in grants in May. The African American […]

Jun 28th, 2019   Featured, In the Community

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