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The Omaha Community Foundation Remembers and Honors Kali Baker

It is with a heavy heart that we share the passing of Kali Baker, Vice President of Community Investment at the Omaha Community Foundation. Kali’s family shared the following with […]

Oct 5th, 2020   News, Philanthropy

Iowa Nonprofit Recovery Fund Announced

Volunteer Iowa and the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) recently announced the launch of the Iowa Nonprofit Recovery Fund, an extension of the Iowa Small Business Relief Grant Program. The […]

Aug 4th, 2020   Grants, News, Philanthropy, Southwest Iowa

2020 Omaha Venture Group Leadership and Members

We are proud to announce the Omaha Venture Group 2020 membership and leadership team. Leadership Team A special thanks to the 2020 Interest Group Leaders & Co-Chairs for their dedication to […]

Jul 29th, 2020   Philanthropy

Equity Journey Reflections: Emily Prauner

I am a work in progress. This blog post itself is a work in progress. It is incredibly different than the draft I wrote three weeks ago, and I know […]

Jul 15th, 2020   Equity, Philanthropy

Omaha Gives Breaks Records as 23,000+ Donors Respond with Overwhelming Generosity to Urgent Nonprofit Needs

The online giving day hosted by the Omaha Community Foundation raised more than $8.5 million in its 8th year, for a total of $58 million for local nonprofits since the […]

May 21st, 2020   In the Community, Philanthropy

8th Annual Omaha Gives! Takes on New Urgency May 20

On Wednesday, May 20, a record 1005 local nonprofits will participate in the eighth annual Omaha Gives, the community’s day of online giving. The 24-hour event, hosted by the Omaha […]

May 12th, 2020   Philanthropy

Celebrating Omaha Gives With Kids!

Eleanora (age 8) and Leo Marinkovich (age 7) are two Omaha Gives donors that are learning about philanthropy through the giving day. Their parents, Andy and Adrianne, have been helping […]

May 11th, 2020   COVID-19, Philanthropy, Stories

Omaha Community Foundation Appoints New President and CEO

The Omaha Community Foundation Board of Directors has named Donna Kush as the organization’s new President and Chief Executive Officer. Kush was selected as the result of a regional search […]

Mar 20th, 2020   News, Philanthropy

Our Collective Influence: 2019 Results

To grow, lead, and succeed, it’s crucial to take stock of what we have done, where we are now, and how we plan to get where we want to go. […]

Feb 26th, 2020   Philanthropy

11 Local Professionals Complete Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy (CAP®) Program

Thirteen local advisors have recently completed the coursework to earn the professional Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy (CAP®) designation. The graduate program is organized by the Omaha Community Foundation (OCF) and led […]

Feb 23rd, 2020   Philanthropy

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