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Kaplan makes an impact locally and worldwide with support from Omaha Community Foundation

Gary and Sally Kaplan shared partnership of quiet philanthropy—both were presidents of Temple Israel for a time, and Gary worked in the financial field while Sally dedicated herself to social […]

Jun 14th, 2024   Advisors, Donors, In the Community, News, Our Culture, Philanthropy

Welcome the new Executive Director to Front Porch Investments

We welcome Jody Holston to the Front Porch Investments team, as the new Executive Director. Jody is strongly committed to making a positive impact in the Omaha community and has […]

May 20th, 2024   Equity, In the Community, News, Nonprofits

Siena Francis House makes miracles happen for families of addicts with Omaha ARPA Funds

Siena Francis House’s Miracles Program added an Al-Anon Family Program last year, so the loved ones of people battling addiction also could receive support. When one Family Program participant’s loved […]

Apr 18th, 2024   In the Community, News, Nonprofits

Clarkson grant allows Project Harmony to expand mental health services

An expressive art therapy session for a grade schooler and their family in south Omaha. A digital platform that connects children and families with resources before a therapist becomes available. […]

Apr 3rd, 2024   In the Community, Philanthropy

Join our Pathways Virtual Town Hall

I Be Black Girl and the Omaha Community Foundation are co-hosting a virtual Town Hall event March 8th at noon via Zoom. This Town Hall is an open invitation to […]

Mar 4th, 2024   In the Community

Omaha Pathways Community HUB and three community partners begin providing pregnancy care coordination

The Omaha Pathways Community HUB is partnering with three local organizations to provide pregnancy care coordination services. Community Health Workers at A Mother’s Love, Charles Drew Health Center, and CHI […]

Mar 4th, 2024   Equity, In the Community, News, Nonprofits

African American Unity Fund puts funding decisions in the hands of the community

Since 2008, the Omaha Community Foundation’s African American Unity Fund has put grantmaking decisions into the hands of the community. The fund, one of the Omaha Community Foundation’s five Community […]

Jan 31st, 2024   Grants, In the Community, News, Philanthropy

Q&A with James Tews, Attorney at Koley Jessen

Your clients rely on your guidance to make important financial decisions. When it comes to charitable giving, we can partner with you to simplify their giving and amplify their impact. […]

Nov 28th, 2023   Advisors, In the Community

Today is Giving Tuesday!

Giving Tuesday is a global movement for generosity. It is celebrated on the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving. This year Giving Tuesday is Nov. 28. Share Omaha and Share Iowa lead […]

Nov 28th, 2023   In the Community, Philanthropy

Nebraska’s Black Maternal Health Month – who is doing the work

October is Black Maternal Health Month in Nebraska, so we are highlighting local nonprofits addressing the complex issues that lead to racial disparities in birth outcomes. These organizations are implementing […]

Oct 18th, 2023   In the Community, Nonprofits

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You can help us strengthen our community, and we can help you make your giving more effective. Be a part of the good we’re growing by contributing to one of our funds or opening your own philanthropic fund.