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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

A Greater Impact with Collaboration

Omaha Gives! provides the Omaha-Council Bluffs metro a platform to celebrate area nonprofits year-round. However, for nearly eight years we’ve seen the power of a community rallying together on a […]

Nov 13th, 2019   Featured, In the Community

OCF President and CEO Sara Boyd to Depart Foundation

After a career of nearly 20 years with the Omaha Community Foundation, President and CEO, Sara Boyd, has announced her departure at the end of this calendar year. Matt Darling, […]

Nov 6th, 2019   Featured

Understanding the Community Through Its Residents

Two years ago, the Omaha Community Foundation engaged in a listening campaign in targeted areas of the community to better understand the lives of more than 1,600 residents. We worked […]

Oct 14th, 2019   Featured, In the Community

Equality Fund for LGBTQIA+ Awards $200,000 to 10 Organizations

The Equality Fund for LGBTQIA+ has completed their second grant season, awarding $200,000 to ten nonprofit organizations. Established in the spring of 2018 by a group of local corporations and […]

Oct 2nd, 2019   Featured, In the Community

Leaving Impact for Generations

We all want to leave a legacy—to our children, our families, our community. For many of us, our legacy will also involve philanthropy. Planned Giving—what happens during your life—is an […]

Aug 20th, 2019   Featured, Philanthropists

OCF Staff Commits to Equity and Inclusion

In June 2018, Omaha Community Foundation began partnership with the Center for Equity and Inclusion (CEI) to guide a journey for further understanding and implementation of race equity in our […]

Aug 7th, 2019   Featured, Our Culture

Omaha Community Foundation Adds Three to Board of Directors at June Meeting

The Omaha Community Foundation has announced the addition of three members to its Board of Directors. Dan Houghton, Farhan Khan, and Malinda Starr Sapp all joined the Foundation’s board during […]

Jul 26th, 2019   Featured, Philanthropists

OG! Generosity Across Generations

In May, the Omaha community came together to raise $6.8 million for nonprofits across Douglas, Sarpy, and Pottawattamie Counties. In the few weeks since then, we’ve heard stories from nonprofits […]

Jul 19th, 2019   Featured, Philanthropists, Stories of Impact

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