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

Youth in Philanthropy Event Centers Giving Back

Since 2015, the Omaha Community Foundation has hosted an annual Youth in Philanthropy event to celebrate the spirit of giving in some of the youngest members of our community. On […]

Nov 27th, 2019   Featured, Philanthropists

2019 Year-End Giving Deadlines

As we enter the holiday season and the final days of 2019, the Omaha Community Foundation is ready to assist you with your end-of-year giving and grantmaking. In order to […]

Nov 26th, 2019   Philanthropists

Youth in Philanthropy on October 22

On Tuesday, October 22, the Omaha Community Foundation will hold it’s fourth annual Youth in Philanthropy event. Fundholders and their young friends are invited to join us at Heartland Equine […]

Sep 11th, 2019   Philanthropists

Leaving Impact for Generations

We all want to leave a legacy—to our children, our families, our community. For many of us, our legacy will also involve philanthropy. Planned Giving—what happens during your life—is an […]

Aug 20th, 2019   Featured, Philanthropists

Omaha Community Foundation Adds Three to Board of Directors at June Meeting

The Omaha Community Foundation has announced the addition of three members to its Board of Directors. Dan Houghton, Farhan Khan, and Malinda Starr Sapp all joined the Foundation’s board during […]

Jul 26th, 2019   Featured, Philanthropists

OG! Generosity Across Generations

In May, the Omaha community came together to raise $6.8 million for nonprofits across Douglas, Sarpy, and Pottawattamie Counties. In the few weeks since then, we’ve heard stories from nonprofits […]

Jul 19th, 2019   Featured, Philanthropists, Stories of Impact

Update: SALT Cap & Endow Iowa

The Community Foundations of Southwest Iowa wants to make you aware of the newly approved IRS regulations which could impact the federal deductibility of Endow Iowa charitable gifts. These regulations […]

Jul 18th, 2019   Advisors, Philanthropists, Southwest Iowa

Create an Omaha for All with The Equality Fund

The LGBTQIA+ Equality Fund was established to cultivate a community that supports, includes, and respects lesbian, gay bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual and non-binary individuals and families in the Omaha […]

Jun 25th, 2019   Featured, Philanthropists

7 Impactful Ways American National Bank Supports Our Community

This blog was written in partnership with American National Bank, the presenting sponsor of the 7th annual Omaha Gives! day. Service, giving back, and a focus on community are an […]

May 7th, 2019   Featured, In the Community, Philanthropists

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