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Community Resilience Fund Awards $98K to Nonprofits for Pandemic Recovery

The Omaha Community Foundation is pleased to announce another round of Community Resilience Fund grant recipients. Nine local nonprofits, serving those disproportionately affected by COVID-19, received funds totaling $98,352. Launched in […]

Jul 20th, 2021   COVID-19, News

Fund for Omaha: A Shift for Good

Last year, we shifted the focus of Fund for Omaha to explicitly support nonprofit organizations promoting racial equity and social justice, particularly for those who are Black, Indigenous, and People of […]

Jul 13th, 2021   News, Philanthropy

Community Resilience Fund Awards $83K for COVID-19 Rebuilding Efforts

The Omaha Community Foundation is pleased to announce another round of Community Resilience Fund grant recipients. Seven local nonprofits, serving those disproportionately affected by COVID-19, will receive funds totaling $83,000. […]

Jun 30th, 2021   COVID-19, News

Kali Baker to be Honored Posthumously at WCA 2021 Tribute to Women

The Omaha Community Foundation is pleased to share in the announcement that Kali Baker will be honored posthumously at the 2021 Women’s Center for Advancement’s (WCA) annual Tribute to Women. […]

Jun 7th, 2021   In the Community, News

We’ve Moved to a New Office

We are excited to announce that our team has moved to a new location in central Omaha. We spent the past four years in Kiewit Plaza – now named Blackstone […]

Apr 29th, 2021   News, Our Culture

A Farewell to Matt Darling, Executive Vice President

It is with mixed emotions that we announce that Matt Darling, Executive Vice President, is leaving the Omaha Community Foundation on Friday, April 2. Matt has been given the opportunity […]

Mar 25th, 2021   News, Philanthropy

OCF & Douglas County Announce Launch of Food Services Stimulus for Locally Owned Restaurants

The Omaha Community Foundation (OCF) announced the launch of the Douglas County Food Services Stimulus for eligible restaurant and food services organizations in Douglas County today. The $2 million in […]

Feb 8th, 2021   COVID-19, Grants, News

The Omaha Community Foundation Remembers and Honors Kali Baker

It is with a heavy heart that we share the passing of Kali Baker, Vice President of Community Investment at the Omaha Community Foundation. Kali’s family shared the following with […]

Oct 5th, 2020   News, Philanthropy

Single Giving Website in Metro, Thanks to SHARE Omaha and Omaha Community Foundation Partnership

Move Marks End to Omaha Gives Day of Giving The Omaha metro area will soon be able to focus on a single website destination for online giving and volunteer opportunities, […]

Sep 29th, 2020   In the Community, News, Nonprofits

Celebrating the End, Eight Years of Giving through Omaha Gives

Eight years ago, the Omaha Community Foundation launched Omaha Gives as a 24-hour online giving celebration of our local nonprofit community. We could not have envisioned how impactful a single […]

Sep 29th, 2020   News, Nonprofits

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