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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

Equality Fund for LGBTQIA+ Awards Third Round of Grants

The Equality Fund for LGBTQIA+ has completed their third grant season, awarding $200,000 to ten nonprofit organizations. Established in the spring of 2018 all funding decisions made by a local committee […]

Jun 11th, 2020   In the Community, Nonprofits

AAUF Awards 2020 Grants to 14 Local Nonprofit Organizations

In May, the Omaha Community Foundation (OCF) announced that 14 local organizations were the most recent recipients of the Foundation’s African American Unity Fund (AAUF). The decision comes after committee […]

Jun 11th, 2020   In the Community, Nonprofits

Omaha Gives Breaks Records as 23,000+ Donors Respond with Overwhelming Generosity to Urgent Nonprofit Needs

The online giving day hosted by the Omaha Community Foundation raised more than $8.5 million in its 8th year, for a total of $58 million for local nonprofits since the […]

May 21st, 2020   Featured, In the Community, Philanthropists

Caring, Connecting, and Contributing in Times of Need

This blog was written in collaboration with our partners at American National Bank, the presenting sponsor of the 8th annual Omaha Gives! day. Omaha Gives! is our chance to celebrate Omaha’s […]

May 19th, 2020   In the Community, OG! Impact Stories

Celebrating Omaha Gives With Kids!

Eleanora (age 8) and Leo Marinkovich (age 7) are two Omaha Gives donors that are learning about philanthropy through the giving day. Their parents, Andy and Adrianne, have been helping […]

May 11th, 2020   COVID-19, In the Community, OG! Impact Stories, Philanthropists, Stories of Impact

Puppets Bring Play, Connection, and Normalcy to Omaha Gives

BFF Omaha (formerly Benson First Friday) is an arts and culture organization that hosts art exhibitions, music events, and is an all-around promoter of the arts in the Benson neighborhood. […]

Apr 21st, 2020   In the Community, Nonprofits, OG! Impact Stories, Stories of Impact

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