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Empowering Omaha’s youth: ARPA grant expands access to life-changing mental health services

The Covid-19 pandemic exposed gaps in access to mental health care for children and young adults across Omaha. Staff at the Methodist Hospital Community Counseling Program, which was already providing […]

May 19th, 2023   COVID-19, Grants, In the Community, Nonprofits

Omaha Community Foundation honored for catalyzing positive change in the community

The Omaha Community Foundation is being recognized for the organization’s work in the community. The Foundation received a 2023 Business Excellence Award in Philanthropy from the Omaha Chamber of Commerce. […]

May 5th, 2023   In the Community, News

Celebrating Women Serving Women in Omaha

At the Omaha Community Foundation, we are honored to uplift, celebrate, and recognize strong women and girls in our community. Women’s History Month was established in the 1980s to celebrate […]

Mar 8th, 2023   Equity, Grants, In the Community

Celebrating Black voices and culture in Omaha

A specific version of Black history and narrative is focused largely on pain and struggle. While it is important as individuals, institutions, systems, and communities to grapple with our complicity […]

Feb 3rd, 2023   Equity, In the Community, Nonprofits

How to be an ally during Black History Month 2023 and beyond

One way to honor Black History Month is by becoming a better ally and educating yourself.  Being an ally to your Black friends, neighbors, and colleagues is important 365 days […]

Jan 25th, 2023   Equity, In the Community

Update: Families displaced from Legacy Crossing apartments find new homes

The generosity of the Omaha community never ceases to amaze us. You have helped us raise $265,000 to support families who were displaced when the Legacy Crossing apartment complex was […]

Jan 20th, 2023   In the Community, News

Help residents displaced from the Legacy Crossing apartment complex

*Updated Thursday, December 22, 2022 Residents of the Legacy Crossing Apartments near 105th and Fort Streets received an order to vacate their homes on December 19. Due to fire code […]

Dec 19th, 2022   In the Community, News

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

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