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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

Over $7 Million in Gifts to SW Iowa

Since 2000, the nine affiliated county community foundations that make up the Community Foundations of Southwest Iowa have provided grants and scholarships totaling over $7,063,000.

Nov 29th, 2012   In the Community, Southwest Iowa

Fund for Omaha Awards Fall 2012 Grants

Fund for Omaha—Omaha Community Foundation’s largest competitive grant program—has announced its Fall 2012 grant recipients. Grants were awarded to 21 local nonprofits totaling $170,425. The Fund is designed to help […]

Oct 31st, 2012   In the Community

2012 AAUF and FLF Award Grants

The Omaha Community Foundation’s African American Unity Fund and Futuro Latino Fund announced their 2012 grantees.  Grants were awarded to fifteen organizations totaling $180,550.

Oct 29th, 2012   In the Community

Nonprofits Selected for 2012 Capacity Building Initiative

A stronger nonprofit community means a stronger city of Omaha. The Omaha Community Foundation believes it is achieving that through the Nonprofit Capacity Building Initiative, a 15-month program for nonprofits […]

Apr 16th, 2012   In the Community

Fund for Omaha Announces Fall 2011 Awards

The Omaha Community Foundation’s largest competitive grant program has awarded grants to 17 area organizations. Fund for Omaha grants are awarded in the Spring and Fall each year with the […]

Nov 3rd, 2011   In the Community

African American Unity Fund, Futuro Latino Fund Grants Awarded

Twenty Omaha-area nonprofits that work with the African American and Latino communities received more than $264,000 in grants yesterday. The African American Unity Fund and the Futuro Latino Fund focus […]

Oct 12th, 2011   In the Community

Fund for Omaha Awards Nearly $175,000 to Local Nonprofits

A program providing prenatal care to low-income women and a bike safety program for the new Adams Park Trail were just two of the grant recipients in the Omaha Community […]

Apr 27th, 2011   In the Community

Nearly $2,000 Granted During YPC Summit Interactive Session

The Omaha Community Foundation presented an interactive session on collective giving at the Young Professionals Summit on March 3. Grants were made to three nonprofits in real-time during the session. […]

Mar 7th, 2011   In the Community

Teens Give $15,000 to Local Nonprofits

A program designed to help homeless children share their stories and experiences with other children will receive a grant from Youth in Philanthropy. The group comprised of high school juniors […]

Feb 28th, 2011   In the Community

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