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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

ORBT Rapid Transit Line to Open November 18

Omaha’s long-awaited rapid bus transit line is opening November 18. This new addition to the metro will help remedy a longstanding transportation issue in the metro. Until now, local public […]

Nov 11th, 2020   In the Community, Philanthropists

Giving Tuesday is December 1!

The Omaha Community Foundation invites you to participate in Giving Tuesday, powered by our partner, SHARE Omaha. Join the Omaha/Council Bluffs metro in giving – and doing – what we […]

Nov 11th, 2020   In the Community, Philanthropists

A Family Legacy Built to Last

As a banking family who is deeply rooted within their region, the White family wanted their philanthropy to make a lasting impact on their community while entrusting the family legacy […]

Oct 26th, 2020   Featured, Philanthropists, Southwest Iowa, Stories of Impact

2020 Omaha Venture Group Leadership and Members

We are proud to announce the Omaha Venture Group 2020 membership and leadership team. Leadership Team A special thanks to the 2020 Interest Group Leaders & Co-Chairs for their dedication to […]

Jul 29th, 2020   Philanthropists

Equity Journey Reflections: Emily Prauner

I am a work in progress. This blog post itself is a work in progress. It is incredibly different than the draft I wrote three weeks ago, and I know […]

Jul 15th, 2020   Equity Journey, Philanthropists

Omaha Gives Breaks Records as 23,000+ Donors Respond with Overwhelming Generosity to Urgent Nonprofit Needs

The online giving day hosted by the Omaha Community Foundation raised more than $8.5 million in its 8th year, for a total of $58 million for local nonprofits since the […]

May 21st, 2020   Featured, In the Community, Philanthropists

8th Annual Omaha Gives! Takes on New Urgency May 20

On Wednesday, May 20, a record 1005 local nonprofits will participate in the eighth annual Omaha Gives, the community’s day of online giving. The 24-hour event, hosted by the Omaha […]

May 12th, 2020   Featured, Philanthropists

Celebrating Omaha Gives With Kids!

Eleanora (age 8) and Leo Marinkovich (age 7) are two Omaha Gives donors that are learning about philanthropy through the giving day. Their parents, Andy and Adrianne, have been helping […]

May 11th, 2020   COVID-19, In the Community, OG! Impact Stories, Philanthropists, Stories of Impact

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

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