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Omaha Community Foundation Appoints New President and CEO

The Omaha Community Foundation Board of Directors has named Donna Kush as the organization’s new President and Chief Executive Officer. Kush was selected as the result of a regional search […]

Mar 20th, 2020   Featured, Philanthropists

Our Collective Influence: 2019 Results

To grow, lead, and succeed, it’s crucial to take stock of what we have done, where we are now, and how we plan to get where we want to go. […]

Feb 26th, 2020   Featured, Philanthropists

New Decade, New Intentions

We are just a few weeks into a new decade. With that comes reflection, contemplation, and planning. A new decade allows us all to reflect on the past 10 years […]

Jan 29th, 2020   Featured, Philanthropists

Update: Endow Iowa Tax Credits

Thanks to the generosity of Iowans, all of the 2020 Endow Iowa Tax Credits have been allocated. Please find details below on the waitlist for 2021 Endow Iowa Tax credits. […]

Jan 23rd, 2020   Advisors, Philanthropists, Southwest Iowa

Secure Act and the IRA Charitable Rollover

With recent legislative updates, charitable giving with IRAs has become even more advantageous. As such, we wanted to share an overview of the IRA Charitable Rollover and details on how the […]

Jan 23rd, 2020   Advisors, Philanthropists, Southwest Iowa

OCF President and CEO Sara Boyd Departs Foundation

As of December 31, 2019 Sara Boyd, former President and CEO, has departed the Omaha Community Foundation. The official announcement was made to the public on November 6, 2019. Matt […]

Jan 3rd, 2020   Philanthropists

Smart Strategies for Year-End Giving

As we near the end of 2019 and the holiday giving season, our team at the Foundation is busy working with our fundholders and local advisors to help accomplish their […]

Dec 17th, 2019   Advisors, Philanthropists

Profile in Giving: The Hoogeveen Family

Recently Blake Hoogeveen reflected on his family’s involvement with the Foundation; from joining OCF’s Omaha Venture Group six years ago, to bringing his young kids to the most recent Youth […]

Dec 16th, 2019   Philanthropists

CAP® Program Graduates 106, Continues to Inspire Philanthropy

It’s often stated that our community is home to some of the most generous people in the nation – and we have proof.  With the addition of the 2019 graduation […]

Dec 16th, 2019   Advisors, Featured, Philanthropists

Finding Meaningful Charitable Connections Has Never Been Easier

As you read this column, the world will have just participated in Giving Tuesday, an online global giving celebration held each Tuesday after the Thanksgiving holiday. Started in 2012, it’s […]

Dec 5th, 2019   Philanthropists

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