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Resource Guide: Omaha Organizations Working Together to Stop Hate, Racism

As communities across the country work together to address bias and hate, many people are looking for ways to get involved, stay engaged, or gain deeper understanding. Ready to take […]

Aug 10th, 2022   In the Community, Nonprofits

Committee Members Needed to Make Funding Decisions

Joining a committee is a great way to learn more about nonprofits serving the Omaha-Council Bluffs metro while developing leadership skills, new relationships, and sharing your talents and insights with […]

Feb 23rd, 2022   In the Community, News

13 Local Professionals Complete CAP® Program

Omaha continues to be a community filled with some of the most generous people in the nation. Now, 13 local professionals who completed the coursework to earn the professional Chartered […]

Feb 16th, 2022   Advisors, In the Community, Philanthropy

How to Be an Ally During Black History Month and Beyond

What can I do? If you’ve thought about racial equity, you’ve probably asked this question.  One way to honor Black History Month is by becoming a better ally and educating […]

Jan 25th, 2022   Equity, In the Community

2021: Year in Review at the Omaha Community Foundation

Wait, what year is it? It was 2021. But I had to ask the question. Maybe it’s a sign of getting older. Or maybe it’s the pandemic making life look […]

Jan 13th, 2022   In the Community, News

Front Porch Investments Outlines Plans for Omaha’s 100,000 Affordable Housing Gap

Local housing experts announced a new effort to fill the 100,000-unit gap identified in a recent study on housing affordability in the Omaha-Council Bluffs area. Front Porch Investments has created a […]

Dec 1st, 2021   In the Community, Landscape Stories, News

Four Local Leaders Join Foundation’s Board of Directors

The Omaha Community Foundation has announced the addition of four members to its Board of Directors. Micki Ambridge, Athena Ramos, and Jona Van Deun all joined the Foundation’s board during […]

Jun 25th, 2021   In the Community

Community Interest Funds Award $822K to 76 Nonprofits

We are pleased to announce that the Omaha Community Foundation has awarded a total of $822,000 to 76 nonprofits and neighborhood groups through our Community Interest Funds. Funding decisions are […]

Jun 23rd, 2021   Grants, In the Community

Ideas to Celebrate Juneteenth in Omaha

On June 19, 1865, enslaved African Americans in Texas were finally told they were free. This news arrived over two years after Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation and two […]

Jun 16th, 2021   In the Community

Kali Baker to be Honored Posthumously at WCA 2021 Tribute to Women

The Omaha Community Foundation is pleased to share in the announcement that Kali Baker will be honored posthumously at the 2021 Women’s Center for Advancement’s (WCA) annual Tribute to Women. […]

Jun 7th, 2021   In the Community, News

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