Celebrating 40 Years with a Bold, New Look. LEARN MORE

$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

LGBTQIA2S+ Equality Fund Awards $200K to 14 Omaha Nonprofits

The Equality Fund committee awarded $200,000 to 14 organizations serving the needs of our LGBTQIA2S+ family, friends, and neighbors across the Omaha metro. During the decision meeting, the committee elevated […]

May 19th, 2022   Grants, News, Nonprofits

Futuro Latino Fund Awards $175K to 13 Omaha Nonprofits

The Futuro Latino Fund committee awarded $175,000 to 13 organizations serving the Latino community, half of which were new to this grant program, such as the Bilingual Navigator program led […]

May 19th, 2022   Grants, News, Nonprofits

African American Unity Fund Awards $225K to 17 Omaha Nonprofits

The African American Unity Fund distributed $225,000 to 17 organizations—7 of which were new applicants or first-time grantees—supporting initiatives for the African American community in the Omaha metro. The committee […]

May 19th, 2022   Grants, News, Nonprofits

Front Porch Investments Announces $7.3M for Affordable Housing in Omaha Metro

Front Porch Investments is thrilled to announce over $7.3 million in awards for the Innovation Round of funding for affordable housing development and preservation projects, as well as affordable housing […]

May 12th, 2022   News

A Refreshed Look & Outlook

Welcome to our new brand! As the Omaha Community Foundation celebrates its 40th anniversary, we are excited to recognize new milestones and share our new look, new plans, and new […]

Apr 6th, 2022   News, Our Culture

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