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Endow Iowa Tax Credit: June 2022 Update

Thanks to the generosity of Iowans, all of the 2022 and 2023 Endow Iowa Tax Credits have been allocated. Please find details below on the waitlist for 2024 Endow Iowa […]

Jun 20th, 2022   Advisors, Philanthropy, Southwest Iowa

What Makes a Nonprofit Organization Effective?

Our fundholders often ask us how to determine if a nonprofit is effective. Many times, financial reports are used as a measure of effectiveness, but a nonprofit’s finances only tell […]

Jun 14th, 2022   Donors, Grants, Knowledge, Nonprofits, Philanthropy

Social Consciousness: Today’s Expectations of Advisors

Especially over the last few years as social consciousness has increased, many of your clients may be more interested in how they can make a difference through their philanthropic activities, […]

May 23rd, 2022   Advisors, Knowledge, Philanthropy

Meet Our New Team Members

We are excited to introduce you to our two new team members. Both fill critical needs and bring valuable experience, fresh energy, and new ideas to the Omaha Community Foundation. […]

Apr 28th, 2022   Donors, Our Culture, Philanthropy

Mark Weber is Challenging Legacy Expectations

“Challenge accepted.” Those words immediately popped into Mark Weber’s mind when business magnate and investor Warren Buffett challenged the group of Omaha philanthropists to help make their community the most […]

Mar 15th, 2022   Advisors, Philanthropy, Stories

2021 Annual Report: Celebrating Progress, Planning for Tomorrow

In 2021, our community was still in the midst of a global pandemic and still combating pervasive issues. Our fundholders stepped up, collectively making 16,533 grants, and also took time […]

Mar 15th, 2022   News, Philanthropy

Closely-Held Business Interests: Adventuresome Giving

The number of businesses in the United States totals more than 27 million, but only a tiny fraction of those are publicly traded. Even so, your clients still have plenty […]

Mar 8th, 2022   Philanthropy

Where to Give to Support the People of Ukraine

At least one million refugees have fled Ukraine since Russia invaded on February 24. As this humanitarian crisis unfolds, we know many in our community want to help and lend […]

Mar 2nd, 2022   News, Philanthropy

13 Local Professionals Complete CAP® Program

Omaha continues to be a community filled with some of the most generous people in the nation. Now, 13 local professionals who completed the coursework to earn the professional Chartered […]

Feb 16th, 2022   Advisors, In the Community, Philanthropy

Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy® Social Media Toolkit

Help us spread the word about how CAP® is changing the culture of philanthropy in Omaha. Below you’ll find everything you need, graphics and text, to post on social media […]

Feb 4th, 2022   Philanthropy

Join the Giving

You can help us strengthen our community, and we can help you make your giving more effective. Be a part of the good we’re growing by contributing to one of our funds or opening your own philanthropic fund.