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OCF Announces First Round of Response Fund Grants

The Omaha Community Foundation (OCF) announced today that it has given $230,000 from its recently created COVID-19 Response Fund to aid eight nonprofits in the community who are assisting in responding […]

Apr 3rd, 2020   COVID-19, Featured, In the Community

Omaha Community Foundation Appoints New President and CEO

The Omaha Community Foundation Board of Directors has named Donna Kush as the organization’s new President and Chief Executive Officer. Kush was selected as the result of a regional search […]

Mar 20th, 2020   Featured, Philanthropists

Local COVID-19 Response Fund Launched

Together with several local foundations, the Omaha Community Foundation has launched the COVID-19 Response Fund to provide flexible resources to nonprofit organizations in the metro area working with communities who […]

Mar 13th, 2020   Featured, In the Community

Our Collective Influence: 2019 Results

To grow, lead, and succeed, it’s crucial to take stock of what we have done, where we are now, and how we plan to get where we want to go. […]

Feb 26th, 2020   Featured, Philanthropists

New Decade, New Intentions

We are just a few weeks into a new decade. With that comes reflection, contemplation, and planning. A new decade allows us all to reflect on the past 10 years […]

Jan 29th, 2020   Featured, Philanthropists

Community Interest Funds Now Accepting Applications

The Omaha Community Foundation believes that engaged residents are in invaluable part of a strong community. Therefore, Community Interest Funds are designed to empower everyday community members to make decisions […]

Jan 16th, 2020   Featured, In the Community

Registration for Omaha Gives! Opens January 15

Omaha Gives! is the community’s online platform to showcase the region’s spirit of generosity, increase awareness about local nonprofits, and celebrate the collective effort it takes to make the Omaha-Council […]

Jan 15th, 2020   Featured, In the Community

CAP® Program Graduates 106, Continues to Inspire Philanthropy

It’s often stated that our community is home to some of the most generous people in the nation – and we have proof.  With the addition of the 2019 graduation […]

Dec 16th, 2019   Advisors, Featured, Philanthropists

Youth in Philanthropy Event Centers Giving Back

Since 2015, the Omaha Community Foundation has hosted an annual Youth in Philanthropy event to celebrate the spirit of giving in some of the youngest members of our community. On […]

Nov 27th, 2019   Featured, Philanthropists

Fund for Omaha Awards $387,031 in Grant Funding to 23 Local Organizations

In October, the Fund for Omaha, the Omaha Community Foundation’s largest grant program, awarded $387,031 to 23 local nonprofits. In this cycle, grant funds went to programs ranging from a […]

Nov 13th, 2019   Featured, In the Community, Nonprofits

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