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Futuro Latino Fund awards $175K to 12 Omaha nonprofits in 2024 grant cycle

The Futuro Latino Fund committee awarded $175,000 to 12 organizations serving the Latino community. The Omaha Community Foundation received 21 applications with grant requests totaling $385,190. The Futuro Latino Fund […]

Jun 12th, 2024   Grants, News, Nonprofits

Refugee Community Grant Fund awards $165K to 16 Omaha nonprofits in 2024 grant cycle

The Refugee Community Grant Fund advisory committee awarded $165,000 to 16 refugee-led or refugee-serving organizations. The Omaha Community Foundation received 50 applications with grant requests totaling $817,622. The Refugee Community […]

Jun 12th, 2024   Grants, News, Nonprofits

Omaha Neighborhood Grants award $80K to 24 groups for community building in 2024 cycle

The Omaha Neighborhood Grants committee awarded $80,000 to 24 neighborhood groups combining leadership development and community building work around Omaha. The Omaha Community Foundation received 51 applications with grant requests […]

Jun 12th, 2024   Grants, News, Nonprofits

African American Unity Fund awards $225K to 20 Omaha nonprofits in 2024 grant cycle

The African American Unity Fund committee awarded $225,000 to 20 organizations supporting initiatives for the African American community in the Omaha metro. The Omaha Community Foundation received 85 applications with […]

Jun 12th, 2024   Grants, News, Nonprofits

LGBTQIA2S+ Equality Fund awards $200K to 18 Omaha nonprofits in 2024 grant cycle

The LGBTQIA2S+ Equality Fund committee awarded $200,000 to 18 organizations serving the needs of the LGBTQIA2S+ community in the Omaha metro. The Omaha Community Foundation received 33 applications with grant […]

Jun 12th, 2024   Grants, News, Nonprofits

Omaha Community Foundation’s resident-led grant programs award $845K to 90 organizations

The Omaha Community Foundation awarded a total of $845,000 to 90 local nonprofits and neighborhood groups through its five Community Interest Funds. This includes the African American Unity Fund, Futuro […]

Jun 5th, 2024   Grants, News, Nonprofits

African American Unity Fund puts funding decisions in the hands of the community

Since 2008, the Omaha Community Foundation’s African American Unity Fund has put grantmaking decisions into the hands of the community. The fund, one of the Omaha Community Foundation’s five Community […]

Jan 31st, 2024   Grants, In the Community, News, Philanthropy

Fund for Omaha awards $402K in grants for racial equity, social justice

The Omaha Community Foundation awarded $402,500 in Fund for Omaha grants to 18 local nonprofits with a focus on promoting racial equity and social justice. The demand for operating support […]

Nov 17th, 2023   Grants, News, Nonprofits

Hispanic Heritage Month: Local nonprofits build community, expand opportunities

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we are highlighting nonprofits that are strengthening communities for Hispanic and Latino people in the Omaha metro. Each of the four nonprofits we are […]

Oct 13th, 2023   Grants, In the Community, News, Nonprofits

Omaha Venture Group awards grants to five local nonprofits

The Omaha Venture Group, a giving circle facilitated by the Omaha Community Foundation, recently awarded grants to five local nonprofit organizations. OVG members pool their charitable resources while learning about […]

Aug 29th, 2023   Donors, Grants, In the Community, Nonprofits

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