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Profile in Giving: Youth Leadership Omaha

Recently Whitney Eiden, Co-Coordinator of the Youth Leadership Omaha program, shared insights on this unique youth development program and the tremendous work that Class 24 has made possible through their […]

May 12th, 2017   Advisors, Stories

Celebrating 5 Years of Omaha Gives!

This year marks the fifth anniversary of Omaha Gives!—our community’s charitable challenge. Since 2013, 148,000 donations have led to raising $27 million for local nonprofits through this event. That’s something […]

May 3rd, 2017   In the Community

2016: Year in Review

As we find ourselves in 2017, I am reflecting on all that has happened in the past year. These accomplishments do not belong to our staff and our board, but […]

Mar 30th, 2017   Advisors

Profile in Giving: Mark Weber

Recently Mark Weber, of SilverStone Group, shared his insights on the evolution of the Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy® (CAP®) program in Omaha.

Mar 30th, 2017   Advisors, Stories

16 Local Professionals Complete CAP® Program

Sixteen local advisors have recently completed the coursework to earn the professional Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy® (CAP®) designation. The graduate program is organized by the Omaha Community Foundation (OCF) and led […]

Feb 15th, 2017   Advisors

Tips for Year-End Gifts to Charity

As December 31st quickly approaches, we face numerous deadlines on items we planned to accomplish during the year. For many, charitable giving becomes an important part of our busy holiday […]

Nov 29th, 2016   Advisors, In the Community

OCF Launches Youth Philanthropy Program

On October 8, the Omaha Community Foundation hosted its inaugural Connect – Youth in Philanthropy event. The two-hour program provided a special opportunity for some of the youngest members of […]

Nov 28th, 2016   Advisors, In the Community

Profile in Giving: Cox Charities

Recently Lisa Caudle, of Cox Communications’ Community & Public Affairs, shared insights into Cox Communications’ corporate charitable giving and the impact that employees are making locally through Cox Charities. What […]

Nov 28th, 2016   Advisors, In the Community, Stories

The Landscape: A New Project!

We are proud to announce the launch of The Landscape, a data-driven reflection of the Omaha-Council Bluffs metro area. It’s a brand new resource for our community. We invite you […]

Oct 12th, 2016   In the Community

Foundation Announces Nonprofit Capacity Building Class of 2017

Ten local nonprofits have been selected to participate in the Omaha Community Foundation Nonprofit Capacity Building Program’s upcoming class.

Oct 10th, 2016   Nonprofits

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