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Field of Interest Funds Award $163K to 19 Omaha Nonprofits

The Omaha Community Foundation awarded a total of $163,444 to 19 local organizations from three specialized grant funds: Creche Childhood Education Fund, Jetton Charitable Fund, and Richard A. Shaw Fund. Each fund supports […]

Sep 12th, 2022   News, Nonprofits

Summer Legislative Updates and Looking Ahead to Sunsets

On August 16, 2022, President Biden signed into law the Inflation Reduction Act. A few tax provisions made it into the final legislation (e.g., a corporate minimum alternative tax). Other items […]

Aug 18th, 2022   Advisors, Knowledge, News, Philanthropy

Back to Basics: Reminding Clients About Charitable Bequests

August is national “Make a Will” Month, which may prompt your clients to ask whether their affairs are in order. Of course, making sure a client has established an estate […]

Aug 18th, 2022   Advisors, Knowledge, News, Philanthropy

The Community Foundation Edge

Advisors frequently comment that they’re surprised to discover the many ways the Omaha Community Foundation can help their clients, especially compared with national Donor-Advised Fund programs. Here are three examples […]

Jul 11th, 2022   Advisors, Knowledge, News, Philanthropy

City of Omaha ARPA Community Grant Program Awards $9.6 Million

The Omaha Community Foundation is pleased to announce the City of Omaha ARPA Community Grant Program has awarded $9.6 million to 36 nonprofits. Funds will be distributed from 2022 to […]

Jul 1st, 2022   News

$60 Million to Create, Preserve Affordable Housing in Omaha

Through a partnership with the City of Omaha, Front Porch Investments is honored to join the City in their commitment to create and preserve affordable housing, and support access to […]

Jun 22nd, 2022   News

OCF Board of Directors Adds Three Local Leaders

The Omaha Community Foundation has announced the addition of three members to its Board of Directors. Jo Giles, Brady Marlow, and Daniel Padilla all joined the Foundation’s board during its […]

Jun 15th, 2022   News

Community Interest Funds Award $845K to 84 Omaha Organizations

We are pleased to announce that the Omaha Community Foundation has awarded a total of $845,000 to 84 local nonprofits and neighborhood groups through our five Community Interest Funds. Funding […]

May 20th, 2022   Grants, News, Nonprofits

Omaha Neighborhood Grants Award $80K to 24 Groups Building Community, Leadership

The Omaha Neighborhood Grants committee awarded $80,000 to 24 neighborhood groups combining leadership development and community building work around Omaha. As a result, the committee discovered several new initiatives, such […]

May 19th, 2022   Grants, News, Nonprofits

Refugee Community Grant Fund Awards $165K to 19 Omaha Organizations

The Refugee Community Grant Fund advisory team awarded $165,000 to 19 refugee-led or refugee-serving organizations. More than half of the funded proposals went to organizations new to this program. Funded proposals […]

May 19th, 2022   Grants, News, Nonprofits

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