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Stories of Impact

A Small Org Makes Omaha Gives Meaningful

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, Nonprofits, OG! Impact Stories, Stories of Impact

Small Org Sees Big Growth Through Omaha Gives Prizes in Early Years

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

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

Profile in Giving: Scoular Company

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

Bob Mundy on Legacy Giving

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

Profile in Giving: The Berryman Family

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

Profile in Giving: Amanda Forker

Recently Amanda Forker, a local attorney and Omaha Venture Group Co-Chair, shared her unique perspective on young professional giving in our community. How did you first learn about the Omaha […]

Sep 27th, 2017   Advisors, Stories of Impact

Profile in Giving: Youth Leadership Omaha

Recently Whitney Eiden, Co-Coordinator of the Youth Leadership Omaha program, shared insights on this unique youth development program and the tremendous work that Class 24 has made possible through their […]

May 12th, 2017   Advisors, Stories of Impact

Profile in Giving: Mark Weber

Recently Mark Weber, of SilverStone Group, shared his insights on the evolution of the Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy® (CAP®) program in Omaha.

Mar 30th, 2017   Advisors, Stories of Impact

Profile in Giving: Cox Charities

Recently Lisa Caudle, of Cox Communications’ Community & Public Affairs, shared insights into Cox Communications’ corporate charitable giving and the impact that employees are making locally through Cox Charities. What […]

Nov 28th, 2016   Advisors, In the Community, Stories of Impact

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