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Funding their faith: Couple appreciates simplicity of using Donor Advised fund to support their church

The U.S. Air Force brought Jim and Susan Tracy to Nebraska in 1993, and they immediately dove into serving the Omaha metropolitan community —  Jim through his work as a […]

Dec 12th, 2023   Donors, Nonprofits

Top 5 reasons to partner with the Omaha Community Foundation

You have several options to help you carry out your charitable giving goals, but partnering with the Omaha Community Foundation offers a number of unique benefits. Unlike national providers, the […]

Nov 29th, 2023   Donors, News

Non-Cash Assets can be a great giving opportunity

Know which type of asset donation will do the most good in the community and provide you with the biggest tax benefit. There is still time to plan for your […]

Nov 10th, 2023   Advisors, Donors, Knowledge

From farm to philanthropy: The power of donating crops

Donating crops is a timeless tradition that transcends generations – from giving what you could to neighbors, to growing Victory Gardens, to a modern approach of donating directly through your […]

Sep 20th, 2023   Advisors, Donors

Omaha Venture Group awards grants to five local nonprofits

The Omaha Venture Group, a giving circle facilitated by the Omaha Community Foundation, recently awarded grants to five local nonprofit organizations. OVG members pool their charitable resources while learning about […]

Aug 29th, 2023   Donors, Grants, In the Community, Nonprofits

Define shared values to focus your charitable giving for the greatest impact

With 2022 coming to an end, it’s a time for reflection and looking toward the future. Many of you might consider what you want to say yes to in the […]

Dec 9th, 2022   Donors, Philanthropy

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

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.