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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

Fifth Class Announced for Nonprofit Capacity Building

Ten Omaha-area nonprofits were selected to participate in a program designed to help them more effectively achieve their missions. The Nonprofit Capacity Building Program is a 14-month curriculum offered by the Omaha […]

Dec 2nd, 2014   Nonprofits

Giving Together through Omaha Venture Group

Across the Omaha metro, young professionals are coming together to focus their efforts on improving our community, and in the process, learning about grassroots grantmaking through the Omaha Venture Group, […]

Nov 3rd, 2014   Advisors

2014 Futuro Latino and African American Unity Funds Provide More Than Funding

On September 25th, the Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center was overflowing with excitement as we distributed this year’s African American Unity Fund and Futuro Latino Fund awards.

Oct 14th, 2014   Nonprofits

Omaha Community Foundation, Donors Reach $1 Billion Milestone

Omaha, NE – The Omaha Community Foundation is celebrating a record year and a huge milestone for philanthropy in Omaha. After tallying the figures, the Omaha Community Foundation confirms that […]

Aug 19th, 2014   In the Community

Spring Fund for Omaha Grants Total $198,000

The Omaha Community Foundation’s largest competitive grant program has awarded grants to 39 area organizations. The Fund for Omaha grants are awarded in the Spring and Fall each year, providing nonprofits […]

May 29th, 2014   In the Community

Fall 2013 Fund for Omaha Grants Awarded

More than $183,000 in Grants Focus on Omaha’s most Pressing Needs Omaha, NE – The Omaha Community Foundation’s largest competitive grant program has awarded grants to 21 area organizations. The […]

Nov 25th, 2013   In the Community

African American Unity Fund & Futuro Latino Fund 2013 Awards

On my walk to work this morning I spotted the Mutual of Omaha trees being adorned with holiday lights. There is no denying now that the season of giving is […]

Oct 4th, 2013   In the Community

Fund for Omaha Grants Go to 20 Local Organizations

At the end of April, the Fund for Omaha Committee met and selected 20 local organizations to receive awards for the spring funding cycle. The Fund for Omaha’s Greatest Need […]

Jun 10th, 2013   In the Community

Youth in Philanthropy Awards Grants

The Youth in Philanthropy grant program, in cooperation with Youth Leadership Omaha (YLO) Ambassadors, funded three awards in March during the 2013 grant cycle.

Jun 10th, 2013   In the Community

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