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Looking Back at 2015

As I reflect on the passage of yet another year, I continue to be deeply grateful for the opportunity to work with great professional advisor partners like you. While it […]

Mar 9th, 2016   Advisors

Fourth Class Completes CAP® Program

Fourteen professional advisors in Omaha recently completed the coursework to earn the designation Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy (CAP®). The yearlong program was organized by the Omaha Community Foundation (OCF) and […]

Mar 9th, 2016   Advisors

Profile In Giving: Joe Vlock, CLU, ChFC, CAP®

Recently Joe Vlock, of New York Life Insurance Company, shared his insights on how he has partnered with the Omaha Community Foundation. How did you first come to work with […]

Mar 9th, 2016   Advisors, Stories

Fund for Omaha Awards $328,000 to 22 Organizations

After a review of 205 letters of intent and 103 applications from nonprofits serving diverse needs throughout the metro area, we’re pleased to announce the 2015 Fund for Omaha grant awards.

Nov 20th, 2015   In the Community

Profile in Giving: Drs. Shirley and James Huerter Family

Recently, Dr. Shirley Huerter reflected on how she and her husband, Dr. James Huerter, have chosen to share their philanthropic vision with their children and their decision to give the […]

Nov 16th, 2015   In the Community, Stories

Nonprofit Capacity Building Class of 2016

The Nonprofit Capacity Building Program is a year-long curriculum offered by the Omaha Community Foundation to strengthen nonprofits and the community as a whole. We’re embarking on the program’s sixth year, and ten organizations […]

Oct 20th, 2015   In the Community

Omaha Donors Among Most Generous in the Nation

Donors through the Omaha Community Foundation rank among the five most generous donor groups in the nation. A report published Thursday by CF Insights found that Omahans gave nearly $173 […]

Jul 22nd, 2015   In the Community

Profile in Giving: The Alicia and Mike Battershell Family

  Alicia and Mike Battershell shared their experience in giving through the Omaha Community Foundation. These are their words. About five years ago, we made a conscious decision as a […]

Feb 4th, 2015   Advisors, Stories

2014 Fund for Omaha Awards $210,000

In Fall 2014, the Fund for Omaha Grant Committee considered 69 proposals, resulting in 26 awards totaling $210,000. We’re proud to support the following organizations and projects through our largest […]

Dec 16th, 2014   In the Community

A Record Year for Giving

By all accounts, 2013 was a record year for the Foundation. Donors generously infused $132 million into the community, and invested in future giving by adding $297 million to OCF accounts; […]

Dec 5th, 2014   In the Community

Join the Giving

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.