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Giving Circle Grows Seeds of Philanthropy, Grassroots Grantmaking

Maybe it was a parent, coach, or teacher who at one time or another offered a bit of advice when you and your siblings or teammates were struggling to complete […]

Apr 5th, 2021   Featured, Nonprofits, Philanthropists

A Farewell to Matt Darling, Executive Vice President

It is with mixed emotions that we announce that Matt Darling, Executive Vice President, is leaving the Omaha Community Foundation on Friday, April 2. Matt has been given the opportunity […]

Mar 25th, 2021   Featured, Philanthropists

2020 Impact: A Year to Remember, A Year to Lead

OCF fundholders showed up for our community in a big way in 2020, demonstrating the knowledge and nimbleness of our collective efforts. Martin Luther King said, “The ultimate measure of […]

Mar 23rd, 2021   COVID-19, Featured, Philanthropists

“COVID Class” Earns CAP® Designation

When the most recent graduating class of local professionals earned its Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy (CAP®) designation it also earned a unique distinction that separates it from every class that […]

Feb 9th, 2021   Advisors, Featured, In the Community, Philanthropists

Thank You for Your Courage, Strength, and Generosity

Imagine having a crystal ball last year that would have revealed how 2020 would unfold. We would have thought it was a fictional movie plot—not believing it at all! We […]

Dec 22nd, 2020   COVID-19, Featured, In the Community, Philanthropists

Endow Iowa Tax Credit: December 2020 Update

Thanks to the generosity of Iowans, all of the 2021 Endow Iowa Tax Credits have been allocated. Please find details below on the waitlist for 2022 Endow Iowa Tax credits. […]

Dec 15th, 2020   Philanthropists, Southwest Iowa

Strategizing Your Year-End Giving During A Pandemic

As 2020 comes to an end, our team at the Foundation is busy working with fundholders and local advisors to help them accomplish their year-end charitable giving goals. We like […]

Dec 8th, 2020   Advisors, Philanthropists

2020 Year-End Giving Deadlines

As we enter the holiday season and the final days of 2020, the Omaha Community Foundation is ready to assist you with your end of year giving and grantmaking. In […]

Dec 1st, 2020   Advisors, Philanthropists

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

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