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Youth in Philanthropy Event Centers Giving Back

Since 2015, the Omaha Community Foundation has hosted an annual Youth in Philanthropy event to celebrate the spirit of giving in some of the youngest members of our community. On […]

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Fund for Omaha Awards $387,031 in Grant Funding to 23 Local Organizations

In October, the Fund for Omaha, the Omaha Community Foundation’s largest grant program, awarded $387,031 to 23 local nonprofits. In this cycle, grant funds went to programs ranging from a […]

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A Greater Impact with Collaboration

Omaha Gives! provides the Omaha-Council Bluffs metro a platform to celebrate area nonprofits year-round. However, for nearly eight years we’ve seen the power of a community rallying together on a […]

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OCF President and CEO Sara Boyd to Depart Foundation

After a career of nearly 20 years with the Omaha Community Foundation, President and CEO, Sara Boyd, has announced her departure at the end of this calendar year. Matt Darling, […]

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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

Youth in Philanthropy Event Centers Giving Back

Since 2015, the Omaha Community Foundation has hosted an annual Youth in Philanthropy event to celebrate the spirit of giving in some of the youngest members of our community. On […]

Nov 27th, 2019   Featured, Philanthropists

2019 Year-End Giving Deadlines

As we enter the holiday season and the final days of 2019, the Omaha Community Foundation is ready to assist you with your end-of-year giving and grantmaking. In order to […]

Nov 26th, 2019   Philanthropists

$11,115 Granted to Crawford County Fair Association

The Crawford County Community Foundation is pleased to announce that an $11,115 grant was awarded to the Crawford County Fair Association. With this grant, the Crawford County Community Foundation has […]

Nov 25th, 2019   Southwest Iowa

$27,500 Granted to Montgomery County Nonprofit Agencies

The Montgomery County Community Foundation, working in partnership with the Red Oak Heritage Foundation, is pleased to announce that grants totaling $27,500 were awarded to Montgomery County nonprofit agencies and […]

Nov 21st, 2019   Southwest Iowa

$11,192 Granted to Page County Nonprofit Agencies

The Page County Community Foundation, working in partnership with the Clarinda Foundation and the Greater Shenandoah Foundation, is pleased to announce that grants totaling $11,192 were awarded to Page County […]

Nov 21st, 2019   Southwest Iowa

$65,925 Granted to Harrison County Nonprofit Agencies

The Harrison County Community Foundation is pleased to announce that grants totaling $65,925 were awarded to Harrison County nonprofit agencies and local municipalities. With these grants, the Harrison County Community […]

Nov 19th, 2019   Southwest Iowa

$35,825 Granted to Shelby County Nonprofit Agencies

The Shelby County Community Foundation is pleased to announce that grants totaling $35,825 were awarded to Shelby County nonprofit agencies. With these grants, the Shelby County Community Foundation has distributed […]

Nov 19th, 2019   Southwest Iowa

Fund for Omaha Awards $387,031 in Grant Funding to 23 Local Organizations

In October, the Fund for Omaha, the Omaha Community Foundation’s largest grant program, awarded $387,031 to 23 local nonprofits. In this cycle, grant funds went to programs ranging from a […]

Nov 13th, 2019   Featured, In the Community, Nonprofits

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