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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

Applications now open for seven Southwest Iowa counties

The Foundations of Southwest Iowa are pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted from organizations providing charitable services in seven counties. As part of this fall grant cycle, […]

Jul 15th, 2023   Grants, Philanthropy, Southwest Iowa

Now accepting applications for Fund for Omaha grants

Applications for the Fund for Omaha 2023 grant cycle are open. Applications are accepted annually July 1 – August 1. Awards will be announced via email by October 31. The […]

Jul 1st, 2023   Equity, Grants, Nonprofits

Empowering Omaha’s youth: ARPA grant expands access to life-changing mental health services

The Covid-19 pandemic exposed gaps in access to mental health care for children and young adults across Omaha. Staff at the Methodist Hospital Community Counseling Program, which was already providing […]

May 19th, 2023   COVID-19, Grants, In the Community, Nonprofits

Earth Day: These local groups bring people outdoors

Simple beautification or additions to local green spaces can be enough to encourage people to get outdoors more. Several Omaha neighborhood associations took time in 2022 to improve parks and […]

Apr 20th, 2023   Advisors, Grants, Nonprofits

ARPA funding helps Child Saving Institute expand mental health services

As the Covid-19 pandemic increased the need for mental health practitioners and social workers to serve people in Omaha, it became crucial for nonprofits working in this field to maintain […]

Apr 19th, 2023   COVID-19, Grants, News, Nonprofits

Omaha groups bring beauty and environmentalism to their own backyards

Protecting the planet starts by improving your own neighborhood. Neighborhood groups in the Omaha metro work locally to improve their neighborhoods one park or street at a time. Earth Day […]

Apr 13th, 2023   Grants, Nonprofits

Every day is Earth Day for these local organizations

Earth Day 2023’s global theme is to act boldly, innovate broadly, and implement equitably. To honor that theme, we are highlighting local community organizations and projects that focus on sustainability […]

Apr 6th, 2023   Grants, Nonprofits

Celebrating Women Serving Women in Omaha

At the Omaha Community Foundation, we are honored to uplift, celebrate, and recognize strong women and girls in our community. Women’s History Month was established in the 1980s to celebrate […]

Mar 8th, 2023   Equity, Grants, In the Community

Omaha giving circle seeking 2023 grant applications in four interest areas

Across the Omaha metro, young professionals are coming together to focus their efforts on improving our community, and in the process, learning about grassroots grantmaking through the Omaha Venture Group, […]

Jan 3rd, 2023   Grants, News, Nonprofits

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