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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

African American Unity Fund, Futuro Latino Fund, Neighborhood Grants Awarded

Nearly fifty Omaha-Council Bluffs metro area nonprofit organizations that work with African American and Latino populations, and neighborhoods across the community received $450,000 in grants in May. The African American […]

Jun 28th, 2019   Featured, In the Community

Southwest Iowa Flood Funds Raise Over $500,000 through 750 Donations since March

The Harrison, Mills, and Fremont County Community Foundations, affiliates of the Omaha Community Foundation, have collectively raised nearly $550,000 to provide relief to those affected by the 2019 Missouri River […]

Jun 26th, 2019   Featured, Southwest Iowa

Create an Omaha for All with The Equality Fund

The LGBTQIA+ Equality Fund was established to cultivate a community that supports, includes, and respects lesbian, gay bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual and non-binary individuals and families in the Omaha […]

Jun 25th, 2019   Featured, Philanthropists

Omaha Venture Group Awards $45,000 to Area Nonprofits

The Omaha Venture Group (OVG) has completed another grant season, awarding $45,000 to ten area nonprofit organizations. Following grant decisions, several OVG members shared that it is never easy to […]

Jun 25th, 2019   Featured, In the Community

Omaha Gives! Celebrates Seventh Year with $49 Million Raised Since 2013

A total 48,651 donations were given to 961 nonprofits during the seventh annual Omaha Gives! on May 22. This year’s 24-hour online giving day, presented by American National Bank, raised […]

May 23rd, 2019   Featured, In the Community, Nonprofits

7 Impactful Ways American National Bank Supports Our Community

This blog was written in partnership with American National Bank, the presenting sponsor of the 7th annual Omaha Gives! day. Service, giving back, and a focus on community are an […]

May 7th, 2019   Featured, In the Community, Philanthropists

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