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In the Community

ORBT Rapid Transit Line to Open November 18

Omaha’s long-awaited rapid bus transit line is opening November 18. This new addition to the metro will help remedy a longstanding transportation issue in the metro. Until now, local public […]

Nov 11th, 2020   In the Community, Philanthropists

Giving Tuesday is December 1!

The Omaha Community Foundation invites you to participate in Giving Tuesday, powered by our partner, SHARE Omaha. Join the Omaha/Council Bluffs metro in giving – and doing – what we […]

Nov 11th, 2020   In the Community, Philanthropists

Early Voting Doubles in Douglas County

More People Are Voting Early Than Ever Before This community is showing up to vote and we couldn’t be prouder! For the last two presidential elections, local voter participation rates […]

Oct 31st, 2020   In the Community

Single Giving Website in Metro, Thanks to SHARE Omaha and Omaha Community Foundation Partnership

Move Marks End to Omaha Gives Day of Giving The Omaha metro area will soon be able to focus on a single website destination for online giving and volunteer opportunities, […]

Sep 29th, 2020   Featured, In the Community, Nonprofits

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

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

Omaha Neighborhood Grants Program Awards $80,000 to 24 Neighborhood Associations

Twenty-four local neighborhood associations will receive a combined $80,000 in funding to support resident-led, grassroots projects throughout Omaha. This funding comes from the Omaha Neighborhood Grants Program, a collaboration between […]

Jun 11th, 2020   In the Community, Nonprofits

FLF Awards 2020 Grants to 10 Local Nonprofit Organizations

In May, the Omaha Community Foundation (OCF) announced that 10 local organizations were the most recent recipients of the Foundation’s Futuro Latino Fund (FLF). Historically, the Foundation would celebrate the […]

Jun 11th, 2020   In the Community, Nonprofits

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