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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

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

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