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Omaha Community Foundation’s resident-led grant programs award $845K to 90 organizations

The Omaha Community Foundation awarded a total of $845,000 to 90 local nonprofits and neighborhood groups through its five Community Interest Funds. This includes the African American Unity Fund, Futuro […]

Jun 5th, 2024   Grants, News, Nonprofits

Denney promoted to Vice President of Philanthropic & Donor Services

Since our founding in 1982, the Omaha Community Foundation has grown from a small collective of donors into a regional thought leader that provides exceptional local leadership, philanthropic expertise and […]

May 22nd, 2024   Advisors, Donors, News, Philanthropy

What is on people’s minds this year when thinking about charitable giving?

Below are some topics that may be on your clients’ minds in 2024. Charitable giving in an election year While charitable giving historically has been resilient in the midst of […]

May 20th, 2024   Philanthropy

Need-to-know updates on the proposed Donor Advised Fund regulations

At the Omaha Community Foundation, we’re committed to providing timely updates on legal and policy developments to help you stay on top of the best practices in charitable planning. In […]

May 20th, 2024   News

Q&A with Jesse Sitz

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. […]

May 20th, 2024   Advisors

Welcome the new Executive Director to Front Porch Investments

We welcome Jody Holston to the Front Porch Investments team, as the new Executive Director. Jody is strongly committed to making a positive impact in the Omaha community and has […]

May 20th, 2024   Equity, In the Community, News, Nonprofits

Where to give to support tornado victims in Nebraska and Iowa

Tornadoes swept through eastern Nebraska and western Iowa on Friday, April 26, destroying homes and businesses in the path of the storm. As the emergency response continues, we know many […]

May 15th, 2024   Knowledge, Nonprofits, Philanthropy

Grant programs: Fund for Omaha’s focus areas shifting in 2024

The Omaha Community Foundation is committed to supporting organizations at the forefront of racial equity and social justice work in our community. The Fund for Omaha specifically supports organizations working […]

May 9th, 2024   Equity, Nonprofits, Philanthropy

More than a million dollars granted to Southwest Iowa community projects

In the spring of 2024, the Community Foundations of Southwest Iowa awarded 139 grants totaling $1,238,228 to nonprofits and community programs in Audubon, Cass, Crawford, Fremont, Harrison, Mills, Montgomery, Page, […]

May 7th, 2024   News, Nonprofits, Southwest Iowa

Donate to the Nebraska Tornado Recovery Fund

Tornadoes swept across eastern Nebraska on Friday, April 26, leaving homes and businesses destroyed and lives upended. Hundreds of our neighbors face a long road to recovery. To help with […]

Apr 26th, 2024   Philanthropy

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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.