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Community Interest Fund Committees Get Strategic with Resident-Led Grants

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   Featured, 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

OCF and Douglas County Announce Launch of CARES Act Funding Application for Local Nonprofits

The Omaha Community Foundation (OCF) announced the launch of its CARES Act Grant application for eligible nonprofits in Douglas County today. The Douglas County CARES Act Grant Programs are available […]

Sep 3rd, 2020   COVID-19, Nonprofits

APPLY NOW: Douglas County CARES Act Grant Programs

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

Sep 3rd, 2020   Featured, Nonprofits

New Refugee Community Grant Fund Awards $50,000

Eight organizations will receive a combined $50,000 in funding to support refugee populations throughout Omaha. Established in early 2020 in response to the ongoing need of refugee community members in […]

Jul 30th, 2020   Featured, Nonprofits

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