The Omaha Community Foundation believes engaged residents are in invaluable part of a strong community. That’s why Community Interest Funds are designed to empower community members to make decisions about the initiatives that will positively impact their communities.

Grant applications are now being accepted for the:

The grant portal will close at 11:59 p.m. on Monday, March 1, 2021.

These programs connect and support on-the-ground organizations and provide technical assistance and training where needed. A grassroots approach to addressing local priorities, practicing and growing active citizenship, and building community.

See the 2020 grant recipients.

The grant funds are strategic investments meant to impact those in our community who will benefit from greater access to equity and opportunity. In the long term, we hope that resident-led grant programs will also help to shape systems and policies that contribute to inequities in our community.

Learn more about these community enriching grant programs and apply.