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Meet Our New OCF Donor Services, Accounting Team Members

Our people at the Omaha Community Foundation are here to make giving through your fund as simple and meaningful as possible. It’s an experienced and knowledgeable team, committed to providing […]

Nov 18th, 2021   Donors, Philanthropy

Corner Conversation ICYMI: Community Resilience Fund

You may have missed our recent Virtual Corner Conversation on the Community Resilience Fund: Where Are We 18 Months Later. We took a deep dive into three of our Community Resilience Fund focus areas and […]

Nov 17th, 2021   Donors, Knowledge, Philanthropy

2021 Omaha Venture Group Leadership and Members

We are proud to announce the Omaha Venture Group 2021 membership and leadership team. Leadership Team A special thanks to the 2021 Interest Group Leaders & Co-Chairs for their dedication to […]

Nov 16th, 2021   Philanthropy

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

Donor Services Team Welcomes New (and Familiar) Faces

The Donor Services team at the Omaha Community Foundation is here to make giving through your fund as simple and meaningful as possible. It’s an experienced and knowledgeable team, committed […]

Sep 24th, 2021   Donors, Philanthropy

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

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

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

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.