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Omaha Community Foundation

The Omaha Community Foundation was founded in 1982 and is based in Omaha, Nebraska. The Foundation strives to improve the lives of residents in local communities.

Regions: The Omaha Community Foundation serves communities around Omaha, Nebraska, and throughout southwest Iowa, including both rural and non-rural counties. Examples of rural counties served include Buffalo, Dawson, and Wayne in Nebraska.

Issues Supported: The Foundation’s top funding areas are education, human services, and philanthropy. Areas of focus include education, civic affairs, cultural programs, health, neighborhood support, social services, and services for women.

Grant Process and Application: The grant process is conducted through an online portal and deadlines vary based on the funding program. Find out more about eligibility requirements and the grant application process on the Foundation website.

Grant-Making Per Year: Since its founding, the Omaha Community Foundation has provided $2 billion in grants. In 2020, the Foundation provided grants in the amount of $205 million.

Recovery and Supportive Housing Grantee Example: CenterPointe in Lincoln, Nebraska is a grantee of the Omaha Community Foundation. CenterPointe focuses on substance abuse among the homeless population and offers different housing models to provide a supportive environment for recovering addicts.

Nebraska Opioid Settlement Funds

Total Settlement Funds in Nebraska

  • $100 million

Fund Distribution

  • 85% to the Opioid Recovery Fund
  • 15% to local governments


  • Funds from three distributors will be paid over 18 years
  • Funds from Johnson & Johnson will be paid over 9 years
  • Payments were expected to begin in June 2022

Application Process

  • Not established

Spending So Far

  • NA

Key Contacts

  • Office of the Attorney General Doug Peterson,

Key Links

How About Your County?

To get a quick overview of the resources available in your county, including gaps that may need to be addressed, visit the Recovery Ecosystem Index Map developed through a partnership between the Fletcher Group Rural Center Of Excellence, the NORC Walsh Center at the University of Chicago, and East Tennessee State University.

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