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Amidst rising calls for help, ARPA funding strengthens Catholic Charities’ domestic violence services

While living in Kansas City, Tom was abused, stalked, and harassed by his female partner. He wasn’t safe. Desperate to escape, he made his way to Catholic Charities of Omaha […]

Oct 25th, 2023   COVID-19, News

Empowering Omaha’s youth: ARPA grant expands access to life-changing mental health services

The Covid-19 pandemic exposed gaps in access to mental health care for children and young adults across Omaha. Staff at the Methodist Hospital Community Counseling Program, which was already providing […]

May 19th, 2023   COVID-19, Grants, In the Community, Nonprofits

ARPA funding helps Child Saving Institute expand mental health services

As the Covid-19 pandemic increased the need for mental health practitioners and social workers to serve people in Omaha, it became crucial for nonprofits working in this field to maintain […]

Apr 19th, 2023   COVID-19, Grants, News, Nonprofits

New Mental Health Initiative Focuses on Cultural Competence for Immigrants and Refugees

Accessing mental health services is one thing—finding care that’s culturally competent is another. Some immigrants and refugees may have limited access to services because of language barriers while others may […]

May 13th, 2022   COVID-19, Landscape Stories, Stories

Omaha Nonprofit Helps Seniors with Home Repairs

Virginia lives in an older home with a steep, narrow staircase to the basement laundry room. After falling several times and breaking her wrist once, she put an old wooden […]

May 13th, 2022   COVID-19, Landscape Stories, Stories

Over 70 Omaha Women Get Help Finding Jobs, Child Care

For moms, getting a new job can be stressful under normal circumstances. Add in a pandemic with quarantines, shrinking employment opportunities, shifting school schedules, a lack of child care, and […]

May 13th, 2022   COVID-19, Stories

Community Resilience Fund Awards $166K to 12 Omaha Nonprofits for Covid-19 Recovery

The Omaha Community Foundation is pleased to announce the final round of Community Resilience Fund grant recipients serving communities disproportionately affected by Covid-19. Twelve local nonprofits received funds totaling $165,974. Launched in […]

Feb 18th, 2022   COVID-19, News, Nonprofits

Omaha Arts Organizations Cautiously Reopen, Return to Programming

In Omaha and all around the nation, arts and culture programming came to a grinding halt with the pandemic. Now, organizations are slowly and safely beginning to reopen their doors […]

Oct 27th, 2021   COVID-19, Landscape Stories, Stories

Residents Bring Change Through Grassroots Civic Engagement

Local nonprofit organizations are saying some of our community’s most critical areas of civic growth include increasing voter participation, growing grassroots neighborhood development, and creating more diversity in leadership. We […]

Oct 19th, 2021   COVID-19, Landscape Stories, Stories

Pixan Ixim Builds Capacity Through the Foundation’s Grant Programs

With only a 5th grade education, Luis Marcos is a Mayan immigrant from Guatemala who is mostly self-taught. He is now the executive director of Communidad Maya Pixan Ixim (CMPI), […]

Oct 5th, 2021   COVID-19, Nonprofits, Stories

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