Give to the new Community Resilience Fund to support our community as we rebuild and recover from COVID-19. DONATE NOW 

Grants

Omaha Venture Group Awards $32,000 to Four Nonprofits

The Omaha Venture Group (OVG) recently completed another grant season, awarding $32,000 to four area nonprofit organizations. The group was encouraged by the local nonprofits ability to adapt to the […]

Oct 11th, 2021   Advisors, Grants, Philanthropy, 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

Doing More to Support Racial Equity as Individuals, Organizations

At the Omaha Community Foundation, we recently hosted a virtual conversation for fundholders, focused on Funding Racial Equity, to help inform personal giving. We shared some of the ways we […]

Jul 26th, 2021   Equity, Grants, Philanthropy

Community Interest Funds Award $680K to 64 Nonprofits

We are pleased to announce that the Omaha Community Foundation has awarded a total of $680,000 to 64 nonprofits and neighborhood groups through our Community Interest Funds. All funding decisions […]

Jun 23rd, 2021   Grants, In the Community

$175K Awarded to 10 Nonprofits Serving the Latino Community

The Futuro Latino Fund distributed $175,000 to 10 organizations serving the Latino community. Out of the 20 proposals, many were returning applicants, including the City Sprouts South Summer Internship Program, […]

Jun 1st, 2021   Grants, In the Community, Nonprofits

$80K Awarded to 21 Omaha Neighborhood Groups for Community Building

The Omaha Neighborhood Grants committee awarded $80,000 to 21 neighborhood groups combining leadership development and community building work around Omaha. The committee discovered several new programs. One of those was […]

Jun 1st, 2021   Grants, In the Community, Nonprofits

$225K Awarded to 21 Nonprofits for African American Community Initiatives

The African American Unity Fund distributed $225,000 to 21 organizations — 13 of which were first-time grantees — supporting initiatives for the African American community. The committee was intentional about […]

Jun 1st, 2021   Grants, In the Community, Nonprofits

$200K Awarded to 12 Nonprofits for LGBTQIA+ Support

The Equality Fund committee awarded $200,000 to 12 organizations serving the needs of our LGBTQIA+ friends, families, and neighbors across the metro area. The fund was established in 2018 to […]

Jun 1st, 2021   Grants, In the Community, Nonprofits

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

Giving Circle Grows Seeds of Philanthropy, Grassroots Grantmaking

Maybe it was a parent, coach, or teacher who at one time or another offered a bit of advice when you and your siblings or teammates were struggling to complete […]

Apr 5th, 2021   Grants, Nonprofits, Philanthropy

Join the Giving