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Omaha Community Foundation Unveils New Nonprofit Capacity Building Strategy

After an incredible 9 years of learning through our capacity building cohort model, we are shifting gears and rolling out a new version of capacity building services. Our goal is […]

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Omaha Gives! Delivers Inspiration and Impact

Omaha Gives! is a day of inspiration and impact. Six years ago, the Omaha Community Foundation conceived this 24-hour giving celebration to inspire a spirit of philanthropy throughout the community; […]

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Omaha Neighborhood Grants Program Awards $50,000 to 18 Neighborhood Associations

Eighteen local neighborhood associations will receive a combined $50,000 in funding to support resident-led, grassroots projects throughout Omaha.

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We’ve Moved—Again!

After nearly 10 months in our temporary home on the ninth floor of Kiewit Plaza, we have moved to a permanent space on the second floor of the building. Our […]

Get Ready to Give Together

Omaha’s 6th annual 24-hour charitable challenge is set for Wednesday, May 23. Giving begins at midnight with a minimum $10 donation and hourly drawings and prizes make your donations go […]


13 Local Professionals Complete Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy (CAP®) Program

Thirteen local advisors have recently completed the coursework to earn the professional Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy (CAP®) designation.

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Dennis Nissen Retires After 22 Years of Service Leading Southwest Iowa Foundations, Council Bluffs Native Stacey Goodman Assumes Role

After nearly 22 years of service to the Omaha Community Foundation, Dennis Nissen retired from his role as Iowa Foundations Director on January 31. 

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Corporate Philanthropy: More than the Bottom Line

Through our work at the Omaha Community Foundation, we have the opportunity to see firsthand how different types of philanthropy continue to transform the charitable landscape. Businesses—both big and small—have […]

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Apply Now for the African American Unity Fund and Futuro Latino Fund!

The African American Unity Fund and Futuro Latino Fund 2018 grant cycles are now open through March 1, 2018. Organizations meeting eligibility requirements are invited to submit an application for funding online. Funding decisions will […]

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New Collaboration Offers $50,000 in Grant Funding for Resident-Driven Neighborhood Projects

A new collaboration to strengthen Omaha neighborhoods through resident-led grantmaking will award $50,000 in funding this spring.

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