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2022 Year-End Giving Deadlines

As we approach the end of 2022, the Omaha Community Foundation (OCF) is here to assist with your year-end giving. The timing of your year-end charitable gifts affects your eligibility […]

Sep 5th, 2022   Advisors, Donors

Retirement & Giving: Intertwined Solutions in Economically Puzzling Times

Retirement planning, no doubt, is an important discussion topic during your client meetings every year. In recent months, though, you may have observed an uptick in clients’ questions about their […]

Jun 16th, 2022   Donors, Knowledge, Philanthropy

What Makes a Nonprofit Organization Effective?

Our fundholders often ask us how to determine if a nonprofit is effective. Many times, financial reports are used as a measure of effectiveness, but a nonprofit’s finances only tell […]

Jun 14th, 2022   Donors, Grants, Knowledge, Nonprofits, Philanthropy

Meet Our New Team Members

We are excited to introduce you to our two new team members. Both fill critical needs and bring valuable experience, fresh energy, and new ideas to the Omaha Community Foundation. […]

Apr 28th, 2022   Donors, Our Culture, Philanthropy

Trends in Philanthropy to Keep an Eye On in 2022

We’ve been working to strengthen our community by connecting fundholders and nonprofits for 40 years. In that time, we’ve learned a lot but we don’t pretend to know everything. What […]

Jan 19th, 2022   Advisors, Donors, Knowledge, Philanthropy

OCF Welcomes a New Face, Celebrates Advancement of Four More

Our people at the Omaha Community Foundation are here to make giving through your fund as simple and meaningful as possible. It’s an experienced and knowledgeable team, committed to providing […]

Jan 19th, 2022   Donors, Our Culture, Philanthropy

The Jacobsen Family: Philanthropy is in Their Hearts

 Dean and Maria Jacobsen recently sat down to reflect on their family’s involvement with the Omaha Community Foundation. The life-long Omaha residents shared their giving journey and how the […]

Dec 16th, 2021   Donors, Philanthropy, Stories

2021 Year-End Giving Deadlines

As we enter the holiday season and the final days of 2021, the Omaha Community Foundation is ready to assist you with your end of year giving and grantmaking. In […]

Dec 1st, 2021   Advisors, Donors, Philanthropy

Meet Our New OCF Donor Services, Accounting Team Members

Our people at the Omaha Community Foundation are here to make giving through your fund as simple and meaningful as possible. It’s an experienced and knowledgeable team, committed to providing […]

Nov 18th, 2021   Donors, Philanthropy

Corner Conversation ICYMI: Community Resilience Fund

You may have missed our recent Virtual Corner Conversation on the Community Resilience Fund: Where Are We 18 Months Later. We took a deep dive into three of our Community Resilience Fund focus areas and […]

Nov 17th, 2021   Donors, Knowledge, Philanthropy

Join the Giving

You can help us strengthen our community, and we can help you make your giving more effective. Be a part of the good we’re growing by contributing to one of our funds or opening your own philanthropic fund.