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Let’s Reconnect

We recently wrapped up our What Community Means to Us campaign featuring our Donor Service team. After a more than a year of phone calls and Zooms, we wanted to reconnect and […]

Jul 26th, 2021   Philanthropy

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

Recommended Affordable Housing Initiatives for Omaha-Council Bluffs

In 2019-2020, a collaborative comprised of nine local foundations partnered with Development Strategies, a research firm based in St. Louis, Missouri, to explore affordable housing across the Omaha metro area and […]

Jul 13th, 2021   Knowledge, Philanthropy

An Assessment of the Affordable Housing Landscape of Omaha-Council Bluffs

In 2019-2020, a collaborative comprised of nine local foundations partnered with Development Strategies, a research firm based in St. Louis, Missouri, to explore affordable housing across the Omaha metro area and […]

Jul 13th, 2021   Knowledge, Philanthropy

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

Making an Impact Through the Community Loan Fund

Take a look around and you’ll see good growing in our community. Everyday, in big and small ways, someone is deciding they are ready to make an impact where they […]

May 18th, 2021   In the Community, Philanthropy, Stories

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

A Farewell to Matt Darling, Executive Vice President

It is with mixed emotions that we announce that Matt Darling, Executive Vice President, is leaving the Omaha Community Foundation on Friday, April 2. Matt has been given the opportunity […]

Mar 25th, 2021   News, Philanthropy

2020 Impact: A Year to Remember, A Year to Lead

OCF fundholders showed up for our community in a big way in 2020, demonstrating the knowledge and nimbleness of our collective efforts. Martin Luther King said, “The ultimate measure of […]

Mar 23rd, 2021   COVID-19, Philanthropy

“COVID Class” Earns CAP® Designation

When the most recent graduating class of local professionals earned its Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy (CAP®) designation it also earned a unique distinction that separates it from every class that […]

Feb 9th, 2021   Advisors, In the Community, Philanthropy

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