The Omaha Community Foundation is pleased to announce the 10 nonprofit leaders of color who have been selected to participate in the Nonprofit Capacity Building Program.
Through dynamic professional development activities and executive coaching sessions, this program helps nonprofits strengthen their organization, expand their network, and amplify their impact in the community. Each participant will also receive a $5,000 grant for personal and organizational development.
Meet the 2024 Cohort:
- Viridiana Almanza Zavala, Latino Center of the Midlands
- Michael Beverly, Boys & Girls Club of the Midlands
- Buffy Bush, Families of the Stolen
- Jose Campos, Jackson’s Boxing Club
- Denise Chapman, The Union For Contemporary Art
- Desree Coleman, Mom Power
- Blake Harris, SkateFest Omaha
- Kimberly Norman-Collins, Completely Kids
- Lucia Pedroza-Estrada, Elevate Omaha
- Rachelle Tucker, Engaged Insight Foundation
This cohort was selected out of 39 applications. They will participate in a 10-month curriculum designed to unpack and uplift their unique experiences while also increasing their organizational and leadership capacity.
Dasia Horne, Senior Program Manager at the Omaha Community Foundation, oversees the Nonprofit Capacity Building Program, which is facilitated by consultants Deb Bunting, Dr. Monique Cribbs, and Beth Morrissette. They provide expertise in topics such as infrastructure, strategic planning, fund development, and grant writing, in addition to offering leadership coaching.