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In the Community

OCF Announces First Round of Response Fund Grants

The Omaha Community Foundation (OCF) announced today that it has given $230,000 from its recently created COVID-19 Response Fund to aid eight nonprofits in the community who are assisting in responding […]

Apr 3rd, 2020   COVID-19, Featured, In the Community

Small Org Sees Big Growth Through Omaha Gives Prizes in Early Years

Rabble Mill (formerly Hear Nebraska) is an arts and culture organization that has participated in Omaha Gives since 2013—the very first time our community celebrated the giving day together. The […]

Mar 17th, 2020   In the Community, Nonprofits, OG! Impact Stories, Stories of Impact

Local COVID-19 Response Fund Launched

Together with several local foundations, the Omaha Community Foundation has launched the COVID-19 Response Fund to provide flexible resources to nonprofit organizations in the metro area working with communities who […]

Mar 13th, 2020   Featured, In the Community

Acknowledging the Past, Celebrating Black History in the Metro

The Omaha metropolitan area has an extensive and difficult history for African Americans, including the lynching of George Smith and Willie Brown, mob terrorism, and redlining. Even still, our community […]

Feb 27th, 2020   In the Community

Community Interest Funds Now Accepting Applications

The Omaha Community Foundation believes that engaged residents are in invaluable part of a strong community. Therefore, Community Interest Funds are designed to empower everyday community members to make decisions […]

Jan 16th, 2020   Featured, In the Community

Registration for Omaha Gives! Opens January 15

Omaha Gives! is the community’s online platform to showcase the region’s spirit of generosity, increase awareness about local nonprofits, and celebrate the collective effort it takes to make the Omaha-Council […]

Jan 15th, 2020   Featured, In the Community

Fund for Omaha Awards $387,031 in Grant Funding to 23 Local Organizations

In October, the Fund for Omaha, the Omaha Community Foundation’s largest grant program, awarded $387,031 to 23 local nonprofits. In this cycle, grant funds went to programs ranging from a […]

Nov 13th, 2019   Featured, In the Community, Nonprofits

A Greater Impact with Collaboration

Omaha Gives! provides the Omaha-Council Bluffs metro a platform to celebrate area nonprofits year-round. However, for nearly eight years we’ve seen the power of a community rallying together on a […]

Nov 13th, 2019   Featured, 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

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