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Giving Circle Grows Seeds of Philanthropy, Grassroots Grantmaking

Maybe it was a parent, coach, or teacher who at one time or another offered a bit of advice when you and your siblings or teammates were struggling to complete […]

Apr 5th, 2021   Featured, Nonprofits, Philanthropists

Fund for Omaha Awards $459,676 in Grant Funding to 23 Nonprofits

In October, the Fund for Omaha, the Omaha Community Foundation’s largest grant program, awarded $459,676 to 23 local nonprofits. This year, in response to recent events in our country and world, […]

Dec 11th, 2020   Equity Journey, Featured, In the Community, Nonprofits

Community Interest Fund Committees to Host Lunch & Learns in January

The Omaha Community Foundation will be hosting Lunch & Learn sessions for nonprofits who want to learn more about the Community Interest Fund grant programs. This is your nonprofit’s chance […]

Dec 9th, 2020   Nonprofits

Resident-Led Grant Programs Invite Community Members to Get Involved

Issues of equity and access have been long-standing conversations within the world of philanthropy. In the Omaha-metro our most vulnerable and underserved communities often lack the financial resources, social connections, […]

Oct 20th, 2020   Equity Journey, Nonprofits, Stories of Impact

Specialized Funds Award More than $140,000 to 16 Local Organizations

Last month, the Omaha Community Foundation awarded grants to 16 local organizations from three of the Foundation’s specialized grant funds: Creche Early Childhood Fund, Jetton Charitable Fund, and the Richard A. Shaw […]

Oct 13th, 2020   Nonprofits

APPLY NOW: Douglas County Stimulus Grants Program

Nonprofits have been on the frontlines since the very beginning, responding to those directly diagnosed with COVID-19 and those impacted by the economic constraints of a global health crisis. Many […]

Oct 6th, 2020   Nonprofits

OCF And Douglas County Launch $8 Million Stimulus Program for Nonprofits

The Omaha Community Foundation, in partnership with Douglas County, launched the Douglas County Stimulus Grant Program today to provide millions in funding to eligible nonprofits adversely affected by COVID-19 since […]

Oct 6th, 2020   Nonprofits

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   Featured, In the Community, 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   Nonprofits

OCF and Douglas County Announce Launch of CARES Act Stimulus for Nonprofits

The Omaha Community Foundation, in partnership with Douglas County, announces an additional CARES Act Program that will provide stimulus funds to eligible nonprofits adversely affected by COVID-19 since March 13, […]

Sep 21st, 2020   Nonprofits

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