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In the Community

When Women Observe Equal Pay Day Depends on Race, Motherhood

Nebraska women lost $10,264 to the wage gap last year. That would have been enough to pay for nearly a year of rent. Each year, this disparity is brought to […]

Mar 22nd, 2021   COVID-19, Equity Journey, Featured, In the Community

Seeking Committee Members to Guide Grant 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, 2021   Featured, In the Community

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 the spirit of Black History Month is by becoming a better […]

Feb 18th, 2021   Equity Journey, Featured, In the Community

“COVID Class” Earns CAP® Designation

When the most recent graduating class of local professionals earned its Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy (CAP®) designation it also earned a unique distinction that separates it from every class that […]

Feb 9th, 2021   Advisors, Featured, In the Community, Philanthropists

Community Interest Funds Accepting 2021 Applications

The Omaha Community Foundation believes engaged residents are in invaluable part of a strong community. That’s why Community Interest Funds are designed to empower community members to make decisions about […]

Jan 21st, 2021   Featured, In the Community

Thank You for Your Courage, Strength, and Generosity

Imagine having a crystal ball last year that would have revealed how 2020 would unfold. We would have thought it was a fictional movie plot—not believing it at all! We […]

Dec 22nd, 2020   COVID-19, Featured, In the Community, Philanthropists

Fund for Omaha Awards $459,676 in Grant Funding to 23 Nonprofits

In October, the Fund for Omaha, the Omaha Community Foundation’s largest grant program, awarded $459,676 to 23 local nonprofits. This year, in response to recent events in our country and world, […]

Dec 11th, 2020   Equity Journey, Featured, In the Community, Nonprofits

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

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