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

OCF President and CEO Sara Boyd Departs Foundation

As of December 31, 2019 Sara Boyd, former President and CEO, has departed the Omaha Community Foundation. The official announcement was made to the public on November 6, 2019. Matt […]

Jan 3rd, 2020   Featured

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

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

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