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Tips for Year-End Gifts to Charity

As December 31st quickly approaches, we face numerous deadlines on items we planned to accomplish during the year. For many, charitable giving becomes an important part of our busy holiday […]

Nov 29th, 2016   Advisors, In the Community

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

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

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

Looking Back at 2015

As I reflect on the passage of yet another year, I continue to be deeply grateful for the opportunity to work with great professional advisor partners like you. While it […]

Mar 9th, 2016   Advisors

Fourth Class Completes CAP® Program

Fourteen professional advisors in Omaha recently completed the coursework to earn the designation Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy (CAP®). The yearlong program was organized by the Omaha Community Foundation (OCF) and […]

Mar 9th, 2016   Advisors

Profile In Giving: Joe Vlock, CLU, ChFC, CAP®

Recently Joe Vlock, of New York Life Insurance Company, shared his insights on how he has partnered with the Omaha Community Foundation. How did you first come to work with […]

Mar 9th, 2016   Advisors, Stories

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.