Refugees and immigrants in Omaha have been disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. To date, the Omaha Community Foundation’s COVID-19 Response Fund has raised more than $1.3 million from over […]
Aug 24th, 2020 COVID-19, Stories of Impact
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
BFF Omaha (formerly Benson First Friday) is an arts and culture organization that hosts art exhibitions, music events, and is an all-around promoter of the arts in the Benson neighborhood. […]
Apr 21st, 2020 In the Community, Nonprofits, OG! Impact Stories, Stories of Impact
Latino Center for the Midlands has participated in Omaha Gives since the very beginning –this will be its eighth year. Each year, the organization has increased its number of donors […]
Apr 17th, 2020 In the Community, Nonprofits, OG! Impact Stories, Stories of Impact
Located in the heart of Omaha, Big Muddy Urban Farm is a community improvement organization with a small but dedicated team staff and interns practicing and teaching sustainable farming. And […]
Apr 9th, 2020 COVID-19, In the Community, Nonprofits, OG! Impact Stories, Stories of Impact
Rabble Mill (formerly Hear Nebraska) is an arts and culture organization that has participated in Omaha Gives since 2013—the very first time our community celebrated the giving day together. The […]
Mar 17th, 2020 In the Community, Nonprofits, OG! Impact Stories, Stories of Impact
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
We recently chatted with Kim Daniels, Office & Community Relations Manager at The Scoular Company, to discuss how Scoular engages their employees in philanthropy, partnering with OCF, and why aligning corporate giving with culture is critical to success.
Oct 16th, 2018 Advisors, Stories of Impact
A financial planner discusses how the Foundation can help philanthropists and their advisors to create a lasting and life-affirming legacy.
Jun 13th, 2018 Featured, Stories of Impact
Recently, Scott Berryman and his wife, Dr. Paige Berryman, reflected on their family’s involvement with the Omaha Community Foundation (OCF)—from how they first became donors shortly after marrying, to how they’ve continued to use OCF’s giving services as their own family has grown throughout the years.
Dec 12th, 2017 Advisors, Stories of Impact