Seeking committee members to guide grant decisions

Joining a committee is a great way to learn more about nonprofits serving the Omaha-Council Bluffs metro while developing leadership skills, new relationships, and sharing your talents and insights with […]

Feb 23rd, 2021   Featured, In the Community

How to be an ally during Black History Month and beyond

What can I do? If you’ve thought about racial equity, you’ve probably asked this question.  One way to honor the spirit of Black History Month is by becoming a better […]

Feb 18th, 2021   Equity Journey, Featured, In the Community

“COVID Class” Earns CAP® Designation

When the most recent graduating class of local professionals earned its Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy (CAP®) designation it also earned a unique distinction that separates it from every class that […]

Feb 9th, 2021   Advisors, Featured, In the Community, Philanthropists

OCF & Douglas County Announce Launch of Food Services Stimulus for Locally Owned Restaurants

The Omaha Community Foundation (OCF) announced the launch of the Douglas County Food Services Stimulus for eligible restaurant and food services organizations in Douglas County today. The $2 million in […]

Feb 8th, 2021   COVID-19, Featured

Community Interest Funds Accepting 2021 Applications

The Omaha Community Foundation believes engaged residents are in invaluable part of a strong community. That’s why Community Interest Funds are designed to empower community members to make decisions about […]

Jan 21st, 2021   Featured, In the Community

Thank You for Your Courage, Strength, and Generosity

Imagine having a crystal ball last year that would have revealed how 2020 would unfold. We would have thought it was a fictional movie plot—not believing it at all! We […]

Dec 22nd, 2020   COVID-19, Featured, In the Community, Philanthropists

Fund for Omaha Awards $459,676 in Grant Funding to 23 Nonprofits

In October, the Fund for Omaha, the Omaha Community Foundation’s largest grant program, awarded $459,676 to 23 local nonprofits. This year, in response to recent events in our country and world, […]

Dec 11th, 2020   Equity Journey, Featured, In the Community, Nonprofits

A Family Legacy Built to Last

As a banking family who is deeply rooted within their region, the White family wanted their philanthropy to make a lasting impact on their community while entrusting the family legacy […]

Oct 26th, 2020   Featured, Philanthropists, Southwest Iowa, Stories of Impact

The Omaha Community Foundation Remembers and Honors Kali Baker

It is with a heavy heart that we share the passing of Kali Baker, Vice President of Community Investment at the Omaha Community Foundation. Kali’s family shared the following with […]

Oct 5th, 2020   Featured, Philanthropists

Single Giving Website in Metro, Thanks to SHARE Omaha and Omaha Community Foundation Partnership

Move Marks End to Omaha Gives Day of Giving The Omaha metro area will soon be able to focus on a single website destination for online giving and volunteer opportunities, […]

Sep 29th, 2020   Featured, In the Community, Nonprofits

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