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Omaha Gives Breaks Records as 23,000+ Donors Respond with Overwhelming Generosity to Urgent Nonprofit Needs

The online giving day hosted by the Omaha Community Foundation raised more than $8.5 million in its 8th year, for a total of $58 million for local nonprofits since the […]

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8th Annual Omaha Gives! Takes on New Urgency May 20

On Wednesday, May 20, a record 1005 local nonprofits will participate in the eighth annual Omaha Gives, the community’s day of online giving. The 24-hour event, hosted by the Omaha […]

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OCF Announces First Round of Response Fund Grants

The Omaha Community Foundation (OCF) announced today that it has given $230,000 from its recently created COVID-19 Response Fund to aid eight nonprofits in the community who are assisting in responding […]

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Omaha Community Foundation Appoints New President and CEO

The Omaha Community Foundation Board of Directors has named Donna Kush as the organization’s new President and Chief Executive Officer. Kush was selected as the result of a regional search […]

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Omaha Gives Breaks Records as 23,000+ Donors Respond with Overwhelming Generosity to Urgent Nonprofit Needs

The online giving day hosted by the Omaha Community Foundation raised more than $8.5 million in its 8th year, for a total of $58 million for local nonprofits since the […]

May 21st, 2020   Featured, In the Community, Philanthropists

Caring, Connecting, and Contributing in Times of Need

This blog was written in collaboration with our partners at American National Bank, the presenting sponsor of the 8th annual Omaha Gives! day. Omaha Gives! is our chance to celebrate Omaha’s […]

May 19th, 2020   In the Community, OG! Impact Stories

$59,475 Granted for COVID-19 Response in Page County

The Page County Community Foundation, working in partnership with the Clarinda Foundation and the Greater Shenandoah Foundation, is pleased to announce that grants totaling $59,475 were recently awarded to COVID-19 […]

May 18th, 2020   Southwest Iowa

OCF Announces $517,910 in New COVID Response Fund Grants

The Omaha Community Foundation announced new rounds of grant funding to 25 local nonprofits from the COVID-19 Response Fund that was launched two months ago as a result of the […]

May 14th, 2020   COVID-19

8th Annual Omaha Gives! Takes on New Urgency May 20

On Wednesday, May 20, a record 1005 local nonprofits will participate in the eighth annual Omaha Gives, the community’s day of online giving. The 24-hour event, hosted by the Omaha […]

May 12th, 2020   Featured, Philanthropists

$52,630 Granted for COVID-19 Response in Crawford County

The Crawford County Community Foundation is pleased to announce that grants totaling $52,630 were recently awarded to COVID-19 response efforts in Crawford County as part of its spring grant cycle. […]

May 12th, 2020   Southwest Iowa

Celebrating Omaha Gives With Kids!

Eleanora (age 8) and Leo Marinkovich (age 7) are two Omaha Gives donors that are learning about philanthropy through the giving day. Their parents, Andy and Adrianne, have been helping […]

May 11th, 2020   COVID-19, In the Community, OG! Impact Stories, Philanthropists, Stories of Impact

$60,535 Granted for COVID-19 Response in Shelby County

The Shelby County Community Foundation is pleased to announce that grants totaling $60,535 were recently awarded to COVID-19 response efforts in Shelby County as part of its spring grant cycle. […]

May 7th, 2020   Southwest Iowa

Puppets Bring Play, Connection, and Normalcy to Omaha Gives

BFF Omaha (formerly Benson First Friday) is an arts and culture organization that hosts art exhibitions, music events, and is an all-around promoter of the arts in the Benson neighborhood. […]

Apr 21st, 2020   In the Community, Nonprofits, OG! Impact Stories, Stories of Impact

Latino Org Celebrates Diversity and Inclusion During Omaha Gives

Latino Center for the Midlands has participated in Omaha Gives since the very beginning –this will be its eighth year. Each year, the organization has increased its number of donors […]

Apr 17th, 2020   In the Community, Nonprofits, OG! Impact Stories, Stories of Impact

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