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Introducing the 2021-22 Nonprofit Capacity Building Cohort

Ten nonprofit leaders of color have been selected to participate in the Omaha Community Foundation’s Nonprofit Capacity Building Program. Through dynamic professional development activities and executive coaching sessions, this program […]

Oct 14th, 2021   News, Nonprofits

Community Resilience Fund Grant to Support South Omaha Latino Businesses

The Office of Latino/Latino American Studies (OLLAS) at the University of Nebraska Omaha is the latest organization to receive a grant from our Community Resilience Fund. Launched in April 2021, […]

Oct 6th, 2021   News, Nonprofits

Specialized Funds Award Over $155,000 to 15 Local Organizations

The Omaha Community Foundation awarded a total of $155,303 to 15 local organizations from three specialized grant funds: Creche Childhood Education Fund, Jetton Charitable Fund, and Richard A. Shaw Fund. Each fund supports […]

Sep 23rd, 2021   News, Nonprofits, Philanthropy

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

Legacy Giving: More Than Memories

It was a critical two-year stretch early in their relationship that shaped the values Lawrence “Red” Thomas and his wife Jann have tried to live by for over 60 years […]

Sep 10th, 2021   News, 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

Amplifying for Impact: The Community Loan Fund

Sooner or later, everything old is new again. This phrase is often tossed around when it comes to fashion or music. But did you know it also applies to philanthropy […]

Sep 2nd, 2021   Donors, News, Philanthropy, Stories

OCF Launches New Data Site with Community Indicators

The Omaha Community Foundation has launched a new, comprehensive platform to house its data indicator project, The Landscape. The community-driven data project presents credible, comprehensive findings to better understand key […]

Jul 28th, 2021   Knowledge, News

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

Fund for Omaha: A Shift for Good

Last year, we shifted the focus of Fund for Omaha to explicitly support nonprofit organizations promoting racial equity and social justice, particularly for those who are Black, Indigenous, and People of […]

Jul 13th, 2021   News, Philanthropy

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