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OOD GROWS HERE COMMUNITY MEANS SO MUCH TO US

by Sara Boyd, President & CEO, Omaha Community Foundation

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OMMUNITY MEANS SO MUCH TO US; it’s who we are and why we exist. And we’re in this together, with partners across the region. Our role is to serve as a connector; working with donors and nonprofits who love our community, believe in its future, and want to be a part of making it better.

We also help donors receive the greatest tax benefit from their gifts, whether that involves donating property or appreciated stock, or simply making a deposit to a Foundation account whenever it makes the most sense financially. This flexibility and convenience allows our donors to be more thoughtful about their giving. They can make a donation to their account and qualify for the tax benefits, then decide later where to give and what to accomplish with the funds.

We see charitable gifts as investments in the future of Omaha. No matter what the giving level, our donors see the potential in Omaha and southwest Iowa and want their generosity to go towards the collective impact that’s making our community thrive.

Through our work we inspire a culture of giving so that—together—we can grow a stronger, brighter region for all. We invest in programs like Omaha Gives! and The Landscape to understand local needs, and build community in a whole new way.

At the Foundation, we simplify the charitable giving process by handling your paperwork and serving as a personal giving resource, offering knowledge and a deep understanding of local nonprofits. We make it easy, providing as much or as little guidance as our donors need to reach their charitable goals. We research local issues and share that knowledge so our donors can give with confidence. And we keep track of the financial details—offering comprehensive account management—so our donors can focus on growing more good in the community.

By sharing resources, expanding knowledge, and growing investments, we are moving the needle and leaving a powerful legacy of positive change. The Omaha Community Foundation has been active in the philanthropic community since 1982, and our family of donors has invested more than $1.6 billion in Omaha and southwest Iowa, supporting more than 3,000 local nonprofits. To learn more about how we can help you grow more good in our community, visit omahafoundation.org or call us at (402) 342-3458.

OMAHA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION • 3555 Farnam St., Ste. 222 • Omaha, NE 68131 Phone (402) 342-3458 • www.omahafoundation.org • President & CEO: Sara Boyd • Board Chair: Constance M. Ryan

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