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Applications Now Open for CIF Membership

The Omaha Community Foundation’s Community Interest Funds are resident-led grant making programs that leverage the power, insight, and lived experiences of residents by asking them to lead grant processes, which […]

Jun 30th, 2020   Featured, In the Community

Community Interest Funds Award Grants to 58 Nonprofits

Following the spring grant cycle, the Omaha Community Foundation’s Community Interest Funds awarded a total of $630,000 to 58 nonprofits and neighborhood groups.

Jun 30th, 2020   Featured, In the Community

OCF Honors the 50th Anniversary of Pride Month

June 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of annual LGBTQIA+ Pride traditions, with the first Pride March held in New York City on June 28, 1970, commemorating the one-year anniversary of […]

Jun 30th, 2020   Equity Journey, Featured

OCF Announces $461,200 in New COVID Response Fund Grants

The Omaha Community Foundation announced its latest round of grant funding to 23 local nonprofits from the COVID-19 Response Fund that was created to address urgent needs facing local nonprofits […]

Jun 22nd, 2020   COVID-19, Featured

Investing Equitably in the Community

For over 10 years, the Omaha Community Foundation has been working with resident-led grant programs. These programs are designed to address need in our community ranging from neighborhood development, increased […]

Jun 22nd, 2020   Equity Journey, Featured

Foundation’s Equity Team Continues Learning, Includes Staff

Two years ago, the Omaha Community Foundation partnered with the Center for Equity and Inclusion (CEI) to lead a year-long racial equity journey allowing white staff members to begin or […]

Jun 22nd, 2020   Equity Journey, Featured

Foundation Honors Juneteenth, Closes for the First Time

Juneteenth, the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States, honors the Emancipation Proclamation signed by President Abraham Lincoln in 1863 freeing enslaved Africans. However, it […]

Jun 18th, 2020   Equity Journey, Featured

In Solidarity: OCF Statement on the Death of George Floyd

The Omaha Community Foundation is committed to cultivating generosity, strengthening nonprofits, and engaging our community around important issues. In recent days, our country and community has shared tremendous grief in the murder […]

Jun 1st, 2020   Featured

Omaha Gives Breaks Records as 23,000+ Donors Respond with Overwhelming Generosity to Urgent Nonprofit Needs

The online giving day hosted by the Omaha Community Foundation raised more than $8.5 million in its 8th year, for a total of $58 million for local nonprofits since the […]

May 21st, 2020   Featured, In the Community, Philanthropists

OCF Announces $517,910 in New COVID Response Fund Grants

The Omaha Community Foundation announced new rounds of grant funding to 25 local nonprofits from the COVID-19 Response Fund that was launched two months ago as a result of the […]

May 14th, 2020   COVID-19, Featured

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