What Cher Taught Us While Hiring in a Pandemic

During the last months of 2020, we found ourselves needing to hire for several new positions at the Foundation. Recruiting during a pandemic has been very revealing. Perhaps not as […]

Dec 9th, 2020   Our Culture

Strategizing Your Year-End Giving During A Pandemic

As 2020 comes to an end, our team at the Foundation is busy working with fundholders and local advisors to help them accomplish their year-end charitable giving goals. We like […]

Dec 8th, 2020   Advisors, Philanthropists

2020 Year-End Giving Deadlines

As we enter the holiday season and the final days of 2020, the Omaha Community Foundation is ready to assist you with your end of year giving and grantmaking. In […]

Dec 1st, 2020   Advisors, Philanthropists

Fostering an Equitable Community and Internal Culture

At the Omaha Community Foundation, we’ve made it our mission to inspire philanthropy to create a thriving community for all. We do this by cultivating generosity, strengthening nonprofits, and engaging […]

Nov 18th, 2020   Equity Journey, Our Culture, Philanthropists

ORBT Rapid Transit Line to Open November 18

Omaha’s long-awaited rapid bus transit line is opening November 18. This new addition to the metro will help remedy a longstanding transportation issue in the metro. Until now, local public […]

Nov 11th, 2020   In the Community, Philanthropists

Giving Tuesday is December 1!

The Omaha Community Foundation invites you to participate in Giving Tuesday, powered by our partner, SHARE Omaha. Join the Omaha/Council Bluffs metro in giving – and doing – what we […]

Nov 11th, 2020   In the Community, Philanthropists

Early Voting Doubles in Douglas County

More People Are Voting Early Than Ever Before This community is showing up to vote and we couldn’t be prouder! For the last two presidential elections, local voter participation rates […]

Oct 31st, 2020   In the Community

A Family Legacy Built to Last

As a banking family who is deeply rooted within their region, the White family wanted their philanthropy to make a lasting impact on their community while entrusting the family legacy […]

Oct 26th, 2020   Featured, Philanthropists, Southwest Iowa, Stories of Impact

$12,400 Granted to Crawford County Community Programs

The Crawford County Community Foundation is pleased to announce that grants totaling $12,400 were awarded to Crawford County nonprofit organizations and community programs. With these grants, the Crawford County Community […]

Oct 23rd, 2020   Southwest Iowa

$40,033 Granted to Shelby County Community Projects

The Shelby County Community Foundation is pleased to announce that grants totaling $40,033 were awarded to Shelby County nonprofit organizations and community projects. With these grants, the Shelby County Community […]

Oct 23rd, 2020   Southwest Iowa

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