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Welcome the new Executive Director to Front Porch Investments

We welcome Jody Holston to the Front Porch Investments team, as the new Executive Director. Jody is strongly committed to making a positive impact in the Omaha community and has […]

May 20th, 2024   Equity, In the Community, News, Nonprofits

Grant programs: Fund for Omaha’s focus areas shifting in 2024

The Omaha Community Foundation is committed to supporting organizations at the forefront of racial equity and social justice work in our community. The Fund for Omaha specifically supports organizations working […]

May 9th, 2024   Equity, Nonprofits, Philanthropy

We are seeking a DEI facilitator

The Omaha Community Foundation’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee seeks a training facilitator to create three in-office trainings for the entire OCF staff. The facilitator will work with the […]

Mar 18th, 2024   Equity, News

Omaha Pathways Community HUB and three community partners begin providing pregnancy care coordination

The Omaha Pathways Community HUB is partnering with three local organizations to provide pregnancy care coordination services. Community Health Workers at A Mother’s Love, Charles Drew Health Center, and CHI […]

Mar 4th, 2024   Equity, In the Community, News, Nonprofits

Now accepting applications for Fund for Omaha grants

Applications for the Fund for Omaha 2023 grant cycle are open. Applications are accepted annually July 1 – August 1. Awards will be announced via email by October 31. The […]

Jul 1st, 2023   Equity, Grants, Nonprofits

Celebrating Women Serving Women in Omaha

At the Omaha Community Foundation, we are honored to uplift, celebrate, and recognize strong women and girls in our community. Women’s History Month was established in the 1980s to celebrate […]

Mar 8th, 2023   Equity, Grants, In the Community

Celebrating Black voices and culture in Omaha

A specific version of Black history and narrative is focused largely on pain and struggle. While it is important as individuals, institutions, systems, and communities to grapple with our complicity […]

Feb 3rd, 2023   Equity, In the Community, Nonprofits

How to be an ally during Black History Month 2023 and beyond

One way to honor Black History Month is by becoming a better ally and educating yourself.  Being an ally to your Black friends, neighbors, and colleagues is important 365 days […]

Jan 25th, 2023   Equity, In the Community

The Importance of Pronouns

Two of our key values here at the Omaha Community Foundation (OCF) are Inclusivity and Connectedness. These values aren’t just words or work, they are deeply personal. We believe in […]

Apr 3rd, 2022   Equity, Our Culture

How We’ve Approached DEI as a Small Nonprofit Organization

At the Omaha Community Foundation, we’re continuing to explore how we can address, promote, and strengthen equity and inclusion. As we work together to improve who we are as an […]

Apr 1st, 2022   Equity

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