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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

Equity Team Implements Use of Internal Equity Filter

Omaha Community Foundation’s internal Equity Team has led conversations of racial equity guided by current events, created space for dialogue and learning, and contributed to the Foundation’s overall strategic planning […]

Jul 21st, 2020   Equity Journey, Featured

Fund for Omaha Shifts Focus to Include Racial Equity

Fund for Omaha, a grant program funded by the Omaha Community Foundation in partnership with local philanthropists has distributed more than $7.5 million over the last 32 years. Historically, the […]

Jul 10th, 2020   Featured, Nonprofits

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

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