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

Fund for Omaha Awards $278,122 in Grant Funding to 17 Local Organizations

In May, the Fund for Omaha, the Omaha Community Foundation’s largest grant program, awarded $278,112 to 17 local nonprofits with operating budgets over $500,000. The Fund for Omaha is designed to strengthen […]

Jul 25th, 2018   In the Community, Nonprofits

Congrats to Omaha Venture Group’s 2018 Grant Recipients!

This spring marked the completion of another tremendous grant season for the Omaha Venture Group, with $45,000 being awarded to ten local nonprofit organizations. The Omaha Venture Group is an […]

Jun 15th, 2018   In the Community

Bob Mundy on Legacy Giving

A financial planner discusses how the Foundation can help philanthropists and their advisors to create a lasting and life-affirming legacy.

Jun 13th, 2018   Featured, Stories of Impact

Omaha Gives! Celebrates Six Years of Giving with $42 Million Raised for Local Nonprofits since 2013

A total 50,463 donations were given to 970 nonprofits during the sixth annual Omaha Gives! yesterday. This year’s 24-hour online giving day, presented by American National Bank, raised $7.4 million from 18,548 donors.

May 24th, 2018   Featured, In the Community

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