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Our Culture

What Cher Taught Us While Hiring in a Pandemic

During the last months of 2020, we found ourselves needing to hire for several new positions at the Foundation. Recruiting during a pandemic has been very revealing. Perhaps not as […]

Dec 9th, 2020   Our Culture

Fostering an Equitable Community and Internal Culture

At the Omaha Community Foundation, we’ve made it our mission to inspire philanthropy to create a thriving community for all. We do this by cultivating generosity, strengthening nonprofits, and engaging […]

Nov 18th, 2020   Equity Journey, Our Culture, Philanthropists

Staff OpEd: What the Wildebeest Teaches

Thanks to a great 4th grade science teacher, I grew up knowing that lions survive in prides and dolphins navigate in pods. But lesser known, yet not less important, is […]

Apr 16th, 2020   Our Culture

Meet the Newest Members of our Donor Services Team

The Donor Services staff at the Omaha Community Foundation is here to make giving through your fund as simple and meaningful as possible. We’ve recently added two new Donor Services […]

Feb 27th, 2020   Our Culture

OCF Staff Commits to Equity and Inclusion

In June 2018, Omaha Community Foundation began partnership with the Center for Equity and Inclusion (CEI) to guide a journey for further understanding and implementation of race equity in our […]

Aug 7th, 2019   Equity Journey, Featured, Our Culture

Building Culture Starts With a Bowl of Soup

I’ve been able to attend a plethora of training sessions and presentations to aid in the development of a successful corporate culture. During these sessions, it was reinforcing to hear […]

May 29th, 2019   Our Culture

Meet the New Faces of Donor Services

The Donor Services team at the Omaha Community Foundation is here to make giving through your fund as simple and meaningful as possible. The team of five are experienced, knowledgeable, […]

May 2nd, 2019   Our Culture, Philanthropists

A Fond Farewell to Denise Cardos, Southwest Iowa Associate

Last month we wished a bittersweet goodbye to our long-time Southwest Iowa Associate, Denise Cardos. After nearly 10 years working at the Foundation, we celebrated Denise’s retirement with an all-staff […]

Apr 4th, 2019   Our Culture, Southwest Iowa

Our Commitment to Job Applicants

There are so many articles and pearls of wisdom for job seekers, I often wonder why these nuggets aren’t as readily available for employers. The dated mentality that “we” (employers) […]

Jan 29th, 2019   Our Culture

Building a Culture That’s Strong as Bricks

I can still remember the lesson from the Three Little Pigs—without a solid base, a strong wind can be a real adversary. Such is the importance of corporate culture. It […]

Jan 11th, 2019   Our Culture

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