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Community Interest Funds accepting 2024 applications from Omaha nonprofits, neighborhood groups

The Omaha Community Foundation is accepting applications for Community Interest Funds from January 1 through 11:59 p.m. March 1. These five resident-led grant programs support nonprofit initiatives that uplift Black, […]

Dec 27th, 2023   News, Nonprofits

Omaha giving circle seeking 2024 grant applications in four interest areas

Across the Omaha metro, emerging philanthropists are coming together to focus their efforts on improving our community, and in the process, learning about grassroots grantmaking through the Omaha Venture Group, […]

Dec 26th, 2023   News, Nonprofits

By the numbers: What’s around the corner in 2024 for advisors

As 2023 makes way for 2024, you’re no doubt inundated with information about the various IRS thresholds that are subject to adjustment. But have you thought about how each of […]

Dec 14th, 2023   Philanthropy

Charitable giving tips for clients’ golden years

The rising popularity of the Qualified Charitable Deduction (QCD) appears to be inspiring an increasing number of retirees to re-evaluate their philanthropic plans. Before the clock winds down on 2023 […]

Dec 14th, 2023   Advisors, Philanthropy

Funding their faith: Couple appreciates simplicity of using Donor Advised fund to support their church

The U.S. Air Force brought Jim and Susan Tracy to Nebraska in 1993, and they immediately dove into serving the Omaha metropolitan community —  Jim through his work as a […]

Dec 12th, 2023   Donors, Nonprofits

Equity in action: Fund for Omaha report reveals community insights from 2023 grant cycle

The Omaha Community Foundation proudly presents the Fund for Omaha 2023 Overview & Giving Guide, featuring this year’s grant recipients and finalists at the forefront of racial equity and social […]

Dec 7th, 2023   News, Nonprofits

Top 5 reasons to partner with the Omaha Community Foundation

You have several options to help you carry out your charitable giving goals, but partnering with the Omaha Community Foundation offers a number of unique benefits. Unlike national providers, the […]

Nov 29th, 2023   Donors, News

Q&A with James Tews, Attorney at Koley Jessen

Your clients rely on your guidance to make important financial decisions. When it comes to charitable giving, we can partner with you to simplify their giving and amplify their impact. […]

Nov 28th, 2023   Advisors, In the Community

Charitable giving strategies to discuss with your clients before the end of the year

Clients coming to you at the end of the year want to ensure they are in the best possible financial situation heading into tax season. This proactive approach not only […]

Nov 28th, 2023   Advisors, Knowledge, Philanthropy

Today is Giving Tuesday!

Giving Tuesday is a global movement for generosity. It is celebrated on the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving. This year Giving Tuesday is Nov. 28. Share Omaha and Share Iowa lead […]

Nov 28th, 2023   In the Community, 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.