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COVID-19 Response Funds Provide Short-Term Employment To Refugees

Refugees and immigrants in Omaha have been disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. To date, the Omaha Community Foundation’s COVID-19 Response Fund has raised more than $1.3 million from over […]

Aug 24th, 2020   COVID-19, Stories of Impact

Omaha Venture Group Virtually Awards $34,000 to Four Nonprofits

On July 22, the Omaha Venture Group (OVG) completed another grant season, awarding $34,000 to four area nonprofit organizations. This year’s grant decision meeting was held virtually to maintain the […]

Aug 24th, 2020   Featured

Community in Need: Our Response to COVID-19

Nearly six months ago, the Omaha Community Foundation launched our COVID-19 Response Fund to address the immediate and long-term impacts of COVID on our community. Download the COVID-19 Impact Report […]

Aug 14th, 2020   COVID-19, Featured

Black Philanthropy Month Encourages Investment in Black-led Organizations

Black Philanthropy Month (BPM) is annually observed in August and serves as a global celebration and concerted campaign to elevate African-descent or Black giving. Founded by Dr. Jackie Bouvier Copeland […]

Aug 13th, 2020   Featured, In the Community

Listening Report Elevates Community Need, Areas for Growth

The Landscape is a community-driven reflection of the Omaha-Council Bluffs area. The ongoing project examines eight areas of community life and uses the findings to provide a snapshot of where we […]

Aug 11th, 2020   Featured, In the Community

Iowa Nonprofit Recovery Fund Announced

Volunteer Iowa and the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) recently announced the launch of the Iowa Nonprofit Recovery Fund, an extension of the Iowa Small Business Relief Grant Program. The […]

Aug 4th, 2020   Southwest Iowa

New Refugee Community Grant Fund Awards $50,000

Eight organizations will receive a combined $50,000 in funding to support refugee populations throughout Omaha. Established in early 2020 in response to the ongoing need of refugee community members in […]

Jul 30th, 2020   Featured, Nonprofits

2020 Omaha Venture Group Leadership and Members

We are proud to announce the Omaha Venture Group 2020 membership and leadership team. Leadership Team A special thanks to the 2020 Interest Group Leaders & Co-Chairs for their dedication to […]

Jul 29th, 2020   Philanthropists

Leading Through Crisis: Facing the Challenges of our Community

The events of the last three months have changed us all; they have changed our community, our businesses, and nonprofits. How we work, where we work, and how we live […]

Jul 27th, 2020   COVID-19, Equity Journey

Equity Team Implements Use of Internal Equity Filter

Omaha Community Foundation’s internal Equity Team has led conversations of racial equity guided by current events, created space for dialogue and learning, and contributed to the Foundation’s overall strategic planning […]

Jul 21st, 2020   Equity Journey, Featured

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