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Community Interest Funds accepting 2024 applications from Omaha nonprofits, neighborhood groups

The Omaha Community Foundation is accepting applications for Community Interest Funds from January 1 through 11:59 p.m. March 1. These five resident-led grant programs support nonprofit initiatives that uplift Black, […]

Dec 27th, 2023   News, Nonprofits

Omaha giving circle seeking 2024 grant applications in four interest areas

Across the Omaha metro, emerging philanthropists are coming together to focus their efforts on improving our community, and in the process, learning about grassroots grantmaking through the Omaha Venture Group, […]

Dec 26th, 2023   News, Nonprofits

Funding their faith: Couple appreciates simplicity of using Donor Advised fund to support their church

The U.S. Air Force brought Jim and Susan Tracy to Nebraska in 1993, and they immediately dove into serving the Omaha metropolitan community —  Jim through his work as a […]

Dec 12th, 2023   Donors, Nonprofits

Equity in action: Fund for Omaha report reveals community insights from 2023 grant cycle

The Omaha Community Foundation proudly presents the Fund for Omaha 2023 Overview & Giving Guide, featuring this year’s grant recipients and finalists at the forefront of racial equity and social […]

Dec 7th, 2023   News, Nonprofits

Nearly $400,000 granted to Southwest Iowa Community Projects

The Community Foundations of Southwest Iowa has announced nearly $400,000 to projects across nine counties. This collection of community foundations and boards serves to benefit nine communities in Southwest Iowa […]

Nov 20th, 2023   News, Nonprofits, Southwest Iowa

Fund for Omaha awards $402K in grants for racial equity, social justice

The Omaha Community Foundation awarded $402,500 in Fund for Omaha grants to 18 local nonprofits with a focus on promoting racial equity and social justice. The demand for operating support […]

Nov 17th, 2023   Grants, News, Nonprofits

Meet the 2024 cohort: 10 Omaha leaders selected for Nonprofit Capacity Building Program

The Omaha Community Foundation is pleased to announce the 10 nonprofit leaders of color who have been selected to participate in the Nonprofit Capacity Building Program. Through dynamic professional development activities […]

Nov 7th, 2023   News, Nonprofits

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 […]

Oct 24th, 2023   Advisors, News, Nonprofits, Philanthropy

Field of Interest Funds award $133K to 16 Omaha nonprofits

 The Omaha Community Foundation awarded a total of $133,277 to 16 local organizations from three specialized grant funds: Creche Childhood Education Fund, Jetton Charitable Fund, and Richard A. Shaw Fund. […]

Oct 24th, 2023   News, Nonprofits

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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