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Inspiring the Youngest Members of Your Family to Give

There is nothing more important than the time we spend with the ones we love. Nothing more precious than the memories we create together. And so, as families — as busy, growing, […]

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Community Responds to Historic Flooding

Our community, and the greater Eastern Nebraska and Western Iowa region, have witnessed historic flooding resulting in emergency evacuations, severe destruction to thousands of homes and local infrastructure, and the […]

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Local Assistance for Government Shutdown

While the 35-day shutdown is temporarily over, the challenges experienced by federal workers are still being felt across the nation and even locally. For many federal workers, missing two pay periods […]

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Civic Engagement and Arts Added to The Landscape

The Foundation is continuing our journey to understand the community—both its strengths and its biggest challenges.

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Inspiring the Youngest Members of Your Family to Give

There is nothing more important than the time we spend with the ones we love. Nothing more precious than the memories we create together. And so, as families — as busy, growing, […]

Apr 24th, 2019   Featured, Philantrhopists

Foundation Launches Three County Flood Funds Through Southwest Iowa Affiliates

Last month, in response to historic Missouri River flooding in Southwest Iowa, three county affiliates of the Omaha Community Foundation (OCF) launched flood relief funds to provide relief support to […]

Apr 10th, 2019   In the Community, Southwest Iowa

A Fond Farewell to Denise Cardos, Southwest Iowa Associate

Last month we wished a bittersweet goodbye to our long-time Southwest Iowa Associate, Denise Cardos. After nearly 10 years working at the Foundation, we celebrated Denise’s retirement with an all-staff […]

Apr 4th, 2019   Our Culture, Southwest Iowa

Community Responds to Historic Flooding

Our community, and the greater Eastern Nebraska and Western Iowa region, have witnessed historic flooding resulting in emergency evacuations, severe destruction to thousands of homes and local infrastructure, and the […]

Mar 19th, 2019   Featured, Philantrhopists

Local Assistance for Government Shutdown

While the 35-day shutdown is temporarily over, the challenges experienced by federal workers are still being felt across the nation and even locally. For many federal workers, missing two pay periods […]

Feb 7th, 2019   Featured, Philantrhopists

Our Commitment to Job Applicants

There are so many articles and pearls of wisdom for job seekers, I often wonder why these nuggets aren’t as readily available for employers. The dated mentality that “we” (employers) […]

Jan 29th, 2019   Our Culture

Building a Culture That’s Strong as Bricks

I can still remember the lesson from the Three Little Pigs—without a solid base, a strong wind can be a real adversary. Such is the importance of corporate culture. It […]

Jan 11th, 2019   Our Culture

Civic Engagement and Arts Added to The Landscape

The Foundation is continuing our journey to understand the community—both its strengths and its biggest challenges.

Jan 11th, 2019   Featured, In the Community

Fund for Omaha Awards $270,732 to 14 Small Nonprofits

In November, the Fund for Omaha awarded $270,732 to 14 small nonprofit organizations to help with general operating support. The Fund is the Omaha Community Foundation’s largest grant program. In […]

Dec 31st, 2018   In the Community, Nonprofits

Omaha Community Foundation Adds Three Local Leaders to Board of Directors

Deborah Bunting, Gary Gates, and Sergio Sosa have joined the Foundation’s Board.

Dec 31st, 2018   In the Community

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