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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

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

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