Building a Culture That’s Strong as Bricks

I can still remember the lesson from the Three Little Pigs—without a solid base, a strong wind can be a real adversary. Such is the importance of corporate culture. It […]

Jan 11th, 2019   Our Culture

Civic Engagement and Arts Added to The Landscape

The Foundation is continuing our journey to understand the community—both its strengths and its biggest challenges.

Jan 11th, 2019   Featured, In the Community

Fund for Omaha Awards $270,732 to 14 Small Nonprofits

In November, the Fund for Omaha awarded $270,732 to 14 small nonprofit organizations to help with general operating support. The Fund is the Omaha Community Foundation’s largest grant program. In […]

Dec 31st, 2018   In the Community, Nonprofits

Omaha Community Foundation Adds Three Local Leaders to Board of Directors

Deborah Bunting, Gary Gates, and Sergio Sosa have joined the Foundation’s Board.

Dec 31st, 2018   In the Community

Our Staff Are So Happy They Sing

As the Foundation’s Human Resources Director, I occasionally engage our employees in surveys. As you can imagine, watching for replies to come in can feel like waiting for an encore […]

Dec 1st, 2018   Our Culture

2018 Year-End Giving Deadlines

As we enter the holiday season and the final days of 2018, the Omaha Community Foundation is ready to assist you with your end of year giving and grantmaking. In […]

Nov 29th, 2018   Advisors

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

Tax Reform and Your Charitable Giving Plans

As we near giving season, many individuals throughout our community who have a long history of philanthropy will find themselves in unchartered territory.

Oct 15th, 2018   Advisors

New Equality Fund Awards Nearly $200,000 to 10 Organizations to Strengthen Local LGBTQIA+ Programming

The Equality Fund was established this spring by a group of local corporations and foundations; funding decisions were made by a local committee representing the LGBTQIA+ community earlier this month.

Sep 21st, 2018   Nonprofits

2018 AAUF AND FLF Grant Award Recipients Recognized

In June, the Omaha Community Foundation (OCF) celebrated 24 local organizations who were the most recent recipients of the Foundation’s African American Unity and Futuro Latino Funds. In total, $370,750 was awarded between the two Funds.

Jul 26th, 2018   In the Community, Nonprofits

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