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Resource Guide: Omaha Organizations Working Together to Stop Hate, Racism

As communities across the country work together to address bias and hate, many people are looking for ways to get involved, stay engaged, or gain deeper understanding. Ready to take […]

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Where Omaha-Council Bluffs Ranks for Kindergarten Readiness

Iowa and Nebraska have slightly higher rates of preschool enrollment than the national average. Since 2015, Iowa has had higher rates of preschool enrollment for three- to four-year-olds. Nebraska as […]

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City of Omaha ARPA Community Grant Program Awards $9.6 Million

The Omaha Community Foundation is pleased to announce the City of Omaha ARPA Community Grant Program has awarded $9.6 million to 36 nonprofits. Funds will be distributed from 2022 to […]

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Meet the Generation of Omahans that Volunteer, Give the Most in 2 Charts

A large percentage of people in the Omaha metro are giving or volunteering. Rates are consistently higher for people who are older (and have a higher income). Volunteering and philanthropic […]

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Resource Guide: Omaha Organizations Working Together to Stop Hate, Racism

As communities across the country work together to address bias and hate, many people are looking for ways to get involved, stay engaged, or gain deeper understanding. Ready to take […]

Aug 10th, 2022   In the Community, Nonprofits

Where Omaha-Council Bluffs Ranks for Kindergarten Readiness

Iowa and Nebraska have slightly higher rates of preschool enrollment than the national average. Since 2015, Iowa has had higher rates of preschool enrollment for three- to four-year-olds. Nebraska as […]

Jul 26th, 2022   Landscape Stories

How Accessible are the Arts in Omaha?

When the arts are accessible and reflect all people and cultures in a community, they can be a gateway for improved educational and social outcomes, as well as a primary […]

Jul 18th, 2022   Landscape Stories

Charitable Bunching: The Fruits of Helping Younger Clients Plan Their Charitable Giving

Developing a thorough estate plan isn’t important only for Baby Boomers and Gen Xers. Millennials, who now make up nearly a quarter of the population in the United States, may […]

Jul 11th, 2022   Advisors, Knowledge, Philanthropy

The Community Foundation Edge

Advisors frequently comment that they’re surprised to discover the many ways the Omaha Community Foundation can help their clients, especially compared with national Donor-Advised Fund programs. Here are three examples […]

Jul 11th, 2022   Advisors, Knowledge, News, Philanthropy

City of Omaha ARPA Community Grant Program Awards $9.6 Million

The Omaha Community Foundation is pleased to announce the City of Omaha ARPA Community Grant Program has awarded $9.6 million to 36 nonprofits. Funds will be distributed from 2022 to […]

Jul 1st, 2022   News

Meet the Generation of Omahans that Volunteer, Give the Most in 2 Charts

A large percentage of people in the Omaha metro are giving or volunteering. Rates are consistently higher for people who are older (and have a higher income). Volunteering and philanthropic […]

Jun 29th, 2022   Landscape Stories

$60 Million to Create, Preserve Affordable Housing in Omaha

Through a partnership with the City of Omaha, Front Porch Investments is honored to join the City in their commitment to create and preserve affordable housing, and support access to […]

Jun 22nd, 2022   News

Endow Iowa Tax Credit: June 2022 Update

Thanks to the generosity of Iowans, all of the 2022 and 2023 Endow Iowa Tax Credits have been allocated. Please find details below on the waitlist for 2024 Endow Iowa […]

Jun 20th, 2022   Advisors, Philanthropy, Southwest Iowa

Nonprofit Giving Habits: An Important Window into a Client’s Philanthropy

Your clients will arrive in 15 minutes. You’re reviewing the file. Everything is in order. The estate planning documents are up to date, and you’re ready to share the latest […]

Jun 16th, 2022   Advisors, Knowledge, Philanthropy

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.