In the Community

Understanding the Community Through Its Residents

Two years ago, the Omaha Community Foundation engaged in a listening campaign in targeted areas of the community to better understand the lives of more than 1,600 residents. We worked […]

Oct 14th, 2019   Featured, In the Community

Equality Fund for LGBTQIA+ Awards $200,000 to 10 Organizations

The Equality Fund for LGBTQIA+ has completed their second grant season, awarding $200,000 to ten nonprofit organizations. Established in the spring of 2018 by a group of local corporations and […]

Oct 2nd, 2019   Featured, In the Community

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

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

Foundation Launches Three County Flood Funds Through Southwest Iowa Affiliates

Last month, in response to historic Missouri River flooding in Southwest Iowa, three county affiliates of the Omaha Community Foundation (OCF) launched flood relief funds to provide relief support to […]

Apr 10th, 2019   In the Community, Southwest Iowa

Civic Engagement and Arts Added to The Landscape

The Foundation is continuing our journey to understand the community—both its strengths and its biggest challenges.

Jan 11th, 2019   Featured, In the Community

Fund for Omaha Awards $270,732 to 14 Small Nonprofits

In November, the Fund for Omaha awarded $270,732 to 14 small nonprofit organizations to help with general operating support. The Fund is the Omaha Community Foundation’s largest grant program. In […]

Dec 31st, 2018   In the Community, Nonprofits

Omaha Community Foundation Adds Three Local Leaders to Board of Directors

Deborah Bunting, Gary Gates, and Sergio Sosa have joined the Foundation’s Board.

Dec 31st, 2018   In the Community

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