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Digital Training Opportunities Draw Large Attendance

In preparation for the 8th annual Omaha Gives day presented by American National Bank, the Omaha Community Foundation hosts a series of in-person training sessions to equip participating nonprofits with […]

Apr 14th, 2020   In the Community, Nonprofits

Sustainable Farming Org Grows Omaha Gives Impact

Located in the heart of Omaha, Big Muddy Urban Farm is a community improvement organization with a small but dedicated team staff and interns practicing and teaching sustainable farming. And […]

Apr 9th, 2020   COVID-19, In the Community, Nonprofits, OG! Impact Stories, Stories of Impact

Small Org Sees Big Growth Through Omaha Gives Prizes in Early Years

Rabble Mill (formerly Hear Nebraska) is an arts and culture organization that has participated in Omaha Gives since 2013—the very first time our community celebrated the giving day together. The […]

Mar 17th, 2020   In the Community, Nonprofits, OG! Impact Stories, Stories of Impact

Fund for Omaha Awards $387,031 in Grant Funding to 23 Local Organizations

In October, the Fund for Omaha, the Omaha Community Foundation’s largest grant program, awarded $387,031 to 23 local nonprofits. In this cycle, grant funds went to programs ranging from a […]

Nov 13th, 2019   Featured, In the Community, Nonprofits

Omaha Gives! Celebrates Seventh Year with $49 Million Raised Since 2013

A total 48,651 donations were given to 961 nonprofits during the seventh annual Omaha Gives! on May 22. This year’s 24-hour online giving day, presented by American National Bank, raised […]

May 23rd, 2019   Featured, In the Community, Nonprofits

Fund for Omaha Awards $270,732 to 14 Small Nonprofits

In November, the Fund for Omaha awarded $270,732 to 14 small nonprofit organizations to help with general operating support. The Fund is the Omaha Community Foundation’s largest grant program. In […]

Dec 31st, 2018   In the Community, Nonprofits

New Equality Fund Awards Nearly $200,000 to 10 Organizations to Strengthen Local LGBTQIA+ Programming

The Equality Fund was established this spring by a group of local corporations and foundations; funding decisions were made by a local committee representing the LGBTQIA+ community earlier this month.

Sep 21st, 2018   Nonprofits

2018 AAUF AND FLF Grant Award Recipients Recognized

In June, the Omaha Community Foundation (OCF) celebrated 24 local organizations who were the most recent recipients of the Foundation’s African American Unity and Futuro Latino Funds. In total, $370,750 was awarded between the two Funds.

Jul 26th, 2018   In the Community, Nonprofits

Fund for Omaha Awards $278,122 in Grant Funding to 17 Local Organizations

In May, the Fund for Omaha, the Omaha Community Foundation’s largest grant program, awarded $278,112 to 17 local nonprofits with operating budgets over $500,000. The Fund for Omaha is designed to strengthen […]

Jul 25th, 2018   In the Community, Nonprofits

Implementing a New Nonprofit Capacity Building Strategy

After an incredible nine years of learning through our capacity building cohort model, we are shifting gears and rolling out a new version of capacity building services. Our goal is […]

May 11th, 2018   Nonprofits

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