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New resident-led grantmaking report shows community impact, needs in Omaha

The Omaha Community Foundation is proud to announce the release of our 2023 Community Interest Funds Impact Report, featuring our five resident-led grant programs. This overview offers a look into […]

Sep 26th, 2023   News, Nonprofits

Learn more about local Latino and Hispanic nonprofits and their impact during Hispanic Heritage Month

While honoring National Hispanic Heritage Month, its important to remember not only the rich Latino history in Omaha but also those who are making a big impact on the future […]

Sep 26th, 2023   In the Community, News, Nonprofits

ARPA funding boosted the Women’s Center for Advancement’s ability to support survivors of domestic violence

After escaping an abusive relationship, Emma* moved to a shelter with her young child. She soon left the shelter for an apartment, but the apartment fell through, and Emma found […]

Sep 11th, 2023   News, Nonprofits

Legacy giving: A conversation that’s full of opportunity 

Charitable giving is an important part of any estate planning conversation. Certainly, legacy-making plans are frequently in the news because of the high-profile people who establish them. Your clients may […]

Aug 29th, 2023   Advisors, News, Philanthropy

2023 Year-End Giving Deadlines

As we approach the end of 2023, the Omaha Community Foundation is here to assist with your year-end giving. The timing of your year-end charitable gifts affects your eligibility for […]

Aug 29th, 2023   Advisors, News, Nonprofits, Philanthropy

Omaha Community Foundation adds three local leaders to Board of Directors

The Omaha Community Foundation recently added three members to its Board of Directors: Jimmy Nolan, Kari O’Neill Potts, and Bob Schlott. The three new members are leaders in their industry and […]

Aug 15th, 2023   News, Philanthropy

After serving children for 30 years, Somers establishes a Field of Interest Fund to support experiential learning

After a life dedicated to teaching special education, Buffie Somers decided a Field of Interest Fund at the Omaha Community Foundation is the best way to ensure her work continues […]

Jul 20th, 2023   Advisors, News, Philanthropy

Ollie Webb supports people with developmental disabilities with ARPA funds

For more than 70 years, families have counted on the Ollie Webb Center for assistance, advice, advocacy and services for family members with developmental or intellectual disabilities. They are on […]

Jul 10th, 2023   In the Community, News, Nonprofits, Philanthropy

Our goal: A strong, vibrant community for everyone in Omaha. We need your help!

The Omaha Community Foundation is kicking off our annual Let Good Grow campaign, which supports our vital work in the community. Would you consider a donation to ensure a strong, […]

Jun 7th, 2023   News, Philanthropy

Omaha Community Foundation’s resident-led grant programs award $845K to 92 organizations

The Omaha Community Foundation awarded a total of $845,000 to 92 local nonprofits and neighborhood groups through its five Community Interest Funds. This includes the African American Unity Fund, Futuro […]

Jun 1st, 2023   News, Nonprofits

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