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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

Giving Across Generational Divides

There is something incredibly special about giving together as a family. The experience fosters a commitment to the community that can transcend generations and build a family legacy. Yet while family giving […]

Aug 26th, 2016   Advisors

Profile in Giving: Leadership Omaha Giving Circle

Recently Lynda Shafer, Director of Leadership Development at the Greater Omaha Chamber, shared insights on the Leadership Omaha program and the tremendous work recent classes have made possible through their […]

Aug 26th, 2016   Advisors, Stories

African American Unity Fund and Futuro Latino Fund Award 2016 Grantees

On June 21, 20 nonprofits from around the community were awarded a total of $300,000 from the Omaha Community Foundation’s African American Unity Fund (AAUF) and Futuro Latino Fund (FLF). […]

Jun 28th, 2016   In the Community

Thanks for Supporting Omaha Gives!

On May 25, our community came together in a big way to support Omaha Gives! the area’s 4th annual 24-hour online giving day. Together we raised more than $8.9 million from 18,915 donors to […]

May 31st, 2016   In the Community

Fund for Omaha Awards

After a review of 77 letters of intent and 38 applications from nonprofits serving diverse needs throughout the metro area, we’re pleased to announce the Spring 2016 Fund for Omaha […]

May 11th, 2016   Advisors

Profile in Giving: American National Bank

Recently Wende and John Kotouc, Executive Co-Chairs of American National Bank, shared their insights on their organization’s philanthropic philosophy and what motivated American National Bank to engage in Omaha Gives! […]

May 11th, 2016   Advisors, Stories

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