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COVID-19

Residents Bring Change Through Grassroots Civic Engagement

Local nonprofit organizations are saying some of our community’s most critical areas of civic growth include increasing voter participation, growing grassroots neighborhood development, and creating more diversity in leadership. We […]

Oct 19th, 2021   COVID-19, Landscape Stories, Stories

Pixan Ixim Builds Capacity Through the Foundation’s Grant Programs

With only a 5th grade education, Luis Marcos is a Mayan immigrant from Guatemala who is mostly self-taught. He is now the executive director of Communidad Maya Pixan Ixim (CMPI), […]

Oct 5th, 2021   COVID-19, Grants, Nonprofits

Channeling Their Parents’ “Philanthropic Mindset”

“What would our parents do?” As the COVID-19 pandemic began to take hold in the spring of 2020, it’s a question Don Otis, Carol Stolp, and Nancy Knight had to […]

Sep 21st, 2021   COVID-19, News, Philanthropy, Stories

Community Resilience Fund Awards $65K to Nonprofits for Pandemic Recovery

The Omaha Community Foundation is pleased to announce another round of Community Resilience Fund grant recipients. Three local nonprofits, serving those disproportionately affected by COVID-19, received funds totaling $65,000. Launched in […]

Sep 7th, 2021   COVID-19, News

Change is Needed to Employ Black Women, Immigrants, and Essential Workers

When a worker at a meatpacking plant contracted coronavirus, her employer offered two weeks of paid leave. After that, “Julia” continued to struggle with long-term health issues caused by COVID-19. […]

Jul 27th, 2021   COVID-19, Landscape Stories, Stories

Community Resilience Fund Awards $98K to Nonprofits for Pandemic Recovery

The Omaha Community Foundation is pleased to announce another round of Community Resilience Fund grant recipients. Nine local nonprofits, serving those disproportionately affected by COVID-19, received funds totaling $98,352. Launched in […]

Jul 20th, 2021   COVID-19, News

Community Resilience Fund Awards $83K for COVID-19 Rebuilding Efforts

The Omaha Community Foundation is pleased to announce another round of Community Resilience Fund grant recipients. Seven local nonprofits, serving those disproportionately affected by COVID-19, will receive funds totaling $83,000. […]

Jun 30th, 2021   COVID-19, News

Pandemic Priorities for Youth Focus on Learning Recovery

Education has been seriously impacted throughout the Metro during the COVID-19 pandemic, especially among families in poverty and families of color. Local nonprofits say that a lack of access to […]

Jun 29th, 2021   COVID-19, Landscape Stories, Stories

COVID-19 Magnified Omaha’s Housing Issues

A lack of access to affordable housing has been one of our community’s larger longstanding issues. It’s only been exacerbated by the pandemic. Housing is one of the five focus […]

May 25th, 2021   COVID-19, Knowledge, Landscape Stories, Stories

Community Resilience Fund Awards Over $100K for COVID Recovery

The Omaha Community Foundation is pleased to announce the first round of Community Resilience Fund grant recipients. Five local nonprofits, serving those disproportionately affected by COVID-19, will receive funds totaling […]

May 21st, 2021   COVID-19, Grants, In the Community, Nonprofits

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