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LGBTQIA2S+ Equality Fund Awards $200K to 14 Omaha Nonprofits

The Equality Fund committee awarded $200,000 to 14 organizations serving the needs of our LGBTQIA2S+ family, friends, and neighbors across the Omaha metro. During the decision meeting, the committee elevated […]

May 19th, 2022   Grants, News, Nonprofits

Futuro Latino Fund Awards $175K to 13 Omaha Nonprofits

The Futuro Latino Fund committee awarded $175,000 to 13 organizations serving the Latino community, half of which were new to this grant program, such as the Bilingual Navigator program led […]

May 19th, 2022   Grants, News, Nonprofits

African American Unity Fund Awards $225K to 17 Omaha Nonprofits

The African American Unity Fund distributed $225,000 to 17 organizations—7 of which were new applicants or first-time grantees—supporting initiatives for the African American community in the Omaha metro. The committee […]

May 19th, 2022   Grants, News, Nonprofits

New Mental Health Initiative Focuses on Cultural Competence for Immigrants and Refugees

Accessing mental health services is one thing—finding care that’s culturally competent is another. Some immigrants and refugees may have limited access to services because of language barriers while others may […]

May 13th, 2022   COVID-19, Landscape Stories, Stories

Omaha Nonprofit Helps Seniors with Home Repairs

Virginia lives in an older home with a steep, narrow staircase to the basement laundry room. After falling several times and breaking her wrist once, she put an old wooden […]

May 13th, 2022   COVID-19, Landscape Stories, Stories

Over 70 Omaha Women Get Help Finding Jobs, Child Care

For moms, getting a new job can be stressful under normal circumstances. Add in a pandemic with quarantines, shrinking employment opportunities, shifting school schedules, a lack of child care, and […]

May 13th, 2022   COVID-19, Stories

Front Porch Investments Announces $7.3M for Affordable Housing in Omaha Metro

Front Porch Investments is thrilled to announce over $7.3 million in awards for the Innovation Round of funding for affordable housing development and preservation projects, as well as affordable housing […]

May 12th, 2022   News

Meet Our New Team Members

We are excited to introduce you to our two new team members. Both fill critical needs and bring valuable experience, fresh energy, and new ideas to the Omaha Community Foundation. […]

Apr 28th, 2022   Donors, Our Culture, Philanthropy

Nonprofits Push for More Equity in Omaha Transportation

Key Points The most equitable transportation systems offer multiple options for transit and are designed for everyone in a community. Cars are overused and local spending on public transit is […]

Apr 18th, 2022   Landscape Stories, Stories

$133,835 Granted to Audubon County Community Projects

The Audubon County Community Foundation awarded $133,835 to Audubon County nonprofit organizations and community projects during its Spring 2022 Grant Cycle. The following organizations are Spring 2022 Grant Recipients: Audubon […]

Apr 7th, 2022   Southwest Iowa

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