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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

OCF And Douglas County Launch $8 Million Stimulus Program for Nonprofits

The Omaha Community Foundation, in partnership with Douglas County, launched the Douglas County Stimulus Grant Program today to provide millions in funding to eligible nonprofits adversely affected by COVID-19 since […]

Oct 6th, 2020   Featured, Nonprofits

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

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

APPLY NOW: Douglas County CARES Act Grant Programs

Nonprofits have been on the front lines since the very beginning, responding to those directly diagnosed with COVID-19 and those impacted by the economic strains of the global health crisis. […]

Sep 3rd, 2020   Featured, Nonprofits

Omaha Venture Group Virtually Awards $34,000 to Four Nonprofits

On July 22, the Omaha Venture Group (OVG) completed another grant season, awarding $34,000 to four area nonprofit organizations. This year’s grant decision meeting was held virtually to maintain the […]

Aug 24th, 2020   Featured

Community in Need: Our Response to COVID-19

Nearly six months ago, the Omaha Community Foundation launched our COVID-19 Response Fund to address the immediate and long-term impacts of COVID on our community. Download the COVID-19 Impact Report […]

Aug 14th, 2020   COVID-19, Featured

Black Philanthropy Month Encourages Investment in Black-led Organizations

Black Philanthropy Month (BPM) is annually observed in August and serves as a global celebration and concerted campaign to elevate African-descent or Black giving. Founded by Dr. Jackie Bouvier Copeland […]

Aug 13th, 2020   Featured, In the Community

Listening Report Elevates Community Need, Areas for Growth

The Landscape is a community-driven reflection of the Omaha-Council Bluffs area. The ongoing project examines eight areas of community life and uses the findings to provide a snapshot of where we […]

Aug 11th, 2020   Featured, In the Community

New Refugee Community Grant Fund Awards $50,000

Eight organizations will receive a combined $50,000 in funding to support refugee populations throughout Omaha. Established in early 2020 in response to the ongoing need of refugee community members in […]

Jul 30th, 2020   Featured, Nonprofits

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