Nonprofits


Bellevue Housing Authority

Established in 1994, Bellevue Housing Authority Foundation is a supporting organization to the Bellevue Housing Authority (BHA). We serve the 350 families receiving assistance through the Section 8 and Public Housing programs administered by BHA. The Foundation seeks to provide opportunities for improved self-sufficiency and quality of life for the families served in Sarpy County.

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Omaha Girls Rock!

Omaha Girls Rock's mission is to empower young women to find their unique voice through creativity, music education and performance.

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Holy Name Housing Corporation

Holy Name Housing has been supporting North Omaha for over 34 years! Our mission is to develop a strong community one home at a time. Holy Name Housing's goal is to revitalize North Omaha neighborhoods by constructing new homes on vacant lots and renovating substandard properties. We have built, rehabbed and sold over 400 homes in North Omaha. We have over 175 single family homes that we rent - teaching our tenants to become responsible renters who eventually become responsible HOMEOWNERS

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Hearts United for Animals

The Hearts United for Animals no-kill shelter and the HUA Omaha Adoption Scenter feature 400 dogs for adoption, ones who would not have survived without our help. They were rescued from puppy mills, needed extensive surgeries to make them well, were abandoned or abused. Other programs include low cost spay/neuter, emergency medical care for dogs or cats whose owners cannot afford to save their lives, educational programs & temporary housing for pets of families fleeing domestic violence.

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Save The Brain Campaign

As Founder of Save the Brain Campaign Inc, I write this asking if you would be able to make a donation towards our cause, cancer research. At the young age of 27, I experienced a seizure while preparing to putt in a golf tournament, and turned my life upside down. Please read my story, learn about my cause, and support cancer research.

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Nebraska Jewish Historical Society

The NJHS, founded in 1982, is the only agency that preserves, publishes and displays family, business and social histories of the Jewish Community of Nebraska and Council Bluffs. The Society also created, maintains and gives tours of the Riekes Museum which is a historic representation of the Kapulier Synagogue, an orthodox synagogue, the only such Museum in the State of Nebraska.

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Crossroads Connection

Crossroads Connection is a Christian community of faith in support of prisoners, those released, and their families because God's grace is extended to all. Through open worship, transitional living program, and practical aid, Crossroads instills new attitudes and behaviors by which inmates' and parolees' successfully return to career, family, and community. We work in the Omaha area for people from across the state and nation. We have over 6000 hours a year of volunteer support.

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inCOMMON Community Development

inCOMMON alleviates poverty at a root level by uniting and strengthening vulnerable neighborhoods. Because we believe the greatest strength of any neighborhood are the residents who call these places home, we're committed to transforming neighborhoods through neighbors. We do this by building on neighbors' strengths and empowering neighbors to use these strengths to lead neighborhood change.

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Polish Heritage Society of Nebraska, Inc.

We encourage, promote, and preserve Polish history in the Omaha area, in particular, the 19th and 20th century Polish immigration to Nebraska; we preserve World War II artifacts brought by Polish survivors and promote Polish history in WWII referred to as the "Forgotten Holocaust," and we fund scholarships to deserving students of Polish descent.

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North Omaha Area Health

"In the community, for the community." NOAH provides health screening services and health education to the population with the most health challenges in the county. All services are free. We reached over 3000 people last year and are on track to exceed that number in 2017. This is because we provide screenings in church basements, grocery stores, libraries and any nook and cranny in the community where there are people who can be reached.

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Youth Care & Beyond, Inc

Youth Care & Beyond provides residential and in home support services to youth with intellectual challenges who are involved in the child welfare or juvenile justice system and adults and children with developmental disabilities like autism and others.

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New Century Art Guild

Our primary mission is to provide training in art and business education to motivated military veteran artists in order that they may successfully pursue new careers in the fine arts as artists, teachers, or administrators. A powerful side benefit from these activities is a substantial reduction of the depression associated with PTSD and the re-integration of these veterans into a fulfilling and useful role in civilian society.

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Omaha Organization for the Purpose of Storytelling

We are the Omaha Organization for the Purpose of Storytelling, commonly known as OOPS! The Omaha Organization for the Purpose of Storytelling was started to promote and encourage storytelling, whether it be in front of an audience of many or of one. The purpose of OOPS! is to encourage and nurture storytellers in the oral tradition by providing an educational environment, with opportunities for live performance.

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Christ the King Church

Christ the King Catholic Church preaches the Gospel of Jesus Christ in the Westside area of Omaha. As a dynamic community of faith, we form disciples after the heart of Jesus through worship, sacrament, teaching & study and service.

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Nebraska Cultural Endowment

The Nebraska Cultural Endowment is the private partner in a public-private partnership with the State of Nebraska created to stabilize funding for the arts and humanities in Nebraska. A contribution to the Cultural Endowment is matched by the income from a public fund at the State of Nebraska designated to support the programs and projects of the Nebraska Arts Council and Humanities Nebraska.

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Heart Heroes Inc.

Heart Heroes, Inc. Mission: To provide support to children and families affected by Congenital Heart Defects (CHD) through the distribution of superhero capes, programs to offer hope and funding for CHD research.

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75 North

75 North was founded to facilitate the creation of a healthy, sustainable, mixed-income community in the Highlander neighborhood. Through investments in housing, education and community wellness, 75 North aims to create a supportive neighborhood environment to break the cycle of generational poverty and community deterioration.

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FITGirl, Inc.

Forming Incredible Teen Girls by Influencing Relationships and Lifestyles. FITGirl, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that helps young girls find their greatness within and empower them to embrace their own unique self by equipping them with the tools needed to navigate confidently through their teenage years. We do this through camp style programs with coaches and mentors who instill confidence and courage with educational and physical fitness activities.

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CUES (Sacred Heart, All Saints, and Holy Name Schools)

CUES delivers financial support and operational guidance to three of Omaha's inner-city schools - Sacred Heart, All Saints, and Holy Name. CUES supported schools provide quality education and pertinent programming for children with the hopes of transforming lives and building hope for a sustainable and successful future.

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Rooted Way

Rooted Way is an intentional community in the Gifford Park neighborhood that seeks to 1. INSPIRE people to rethink the way they participate in the mission of God 2 FORM Individuals who know their gifts, understand the dynamics of community, and who listen to their place and the work of God within it. 3. SEND disciples into their parish so that the presence of Jesus can be tangibly experienced

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Nebraska Border Collie Rescue, Inc.

Nebraska Border Collie Rescue is a 100% volunteer run organization dedicated to saving the lives of Border Collies and Border Collie Mixes in and around Nebraska. Dogs in our care are fostered in individual foster homes where they receive love and care before being placed for adoption. We are always in need of volunteers, fosters, and donations. Thanks to our family of supporters we have been able to save lives since 1999!

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Big Canvas Improv

Big Canvas is a non profit organization that believes in comedy for everyone. From uplifting shows, to engaging classes, we bring communication tools in the form of improvisation and create a community. As Omaha's family favorite improv comedy group and school, our shows and classes feature a variety of improv comedy where everything is made up on the spot. Every show is unique, so come often and have a blast with us for less than the price of a movie.

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Mode Shift Omaha

Mode Shift Omaha advocates for transportation options. Options for families to safely walk or bicycle to schools, markets, and parks. Transit options for people who need to get to work. Options that create a thriving and growing community, provide economic opportunities, and attract and retain young and old to our city. With your support we can increase our impact engaging the public, influencing decisions about transportation and land use, and monitoring designs and projects.

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St. Andrew's Epsicopal Church

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Great Plains Black History Museum

The Great Plains Black History Museum PRESERVES, CELEBRATES, and EDUCATES all persons on the History and Culture of African Americans on the Great Plains. The museum is a resource for educators from elementary school to the university level. The Museum provides programming in the community as well as in-house on a variety of topics that serve to educate and encourage community conversations.

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West Omaha Rotary Foundation

The West Omaha Rotary Foundation supports cultural, educational and humanitarian projects in the Omaha community. As signified by the motto 'Service Above Self', members provide service to others, promote high ethical standards, and advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through the fellowship of business, professional, and community leaders.

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Concord Mediation Center

Who & How We Help: -families experiencing the crisis of divorce to reach peaceful parenting agreements; -juvenile offenders, to see the harm caused by their crimes, reduce reoffending; -neighbors facing property disputes in small claims court; -parents and their children involved in the child welfare system; -companies challenged with employee disputes; -parents with concerns regarding their special needs child's instructional path; -relatives navigating the care of their elders.

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Educate Uganda

Educate Uganda is a locally run non-profit organization that is dedicated to serve the orphaned children of Uganda. A mission trip that Karen Van Dyke took 11 years ago has turned into a passion to serve and educate Uganda's most vulnerable. 100% of your donation will go to Uganda to improve the lives of children through school fees or school improvements. Thank you for your support!

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Trails Have Our Respect

Trails Have Our Respect (THOR) is a volunteer-based advocacy group who designs, builds and cares for dirt trails in city and state parks around Omaha, Bellevue, Council Bluffs, Fremont, Lincoln and beyond. Our club also supports Omaha DEVO, a youth development program teaching kids 10-18 how to ride dirt trails. Dig In Respect Trails (DIRT), is a junior advocacy program to teach the importance of active trail conservation and stewardship.

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Metro Area Continuum of Care for the Homeless (MACCH)

MACCH is the area's only Collective Impact homeless services organization and our community's chief collaborative voice in the prevention and ending of homelessness. Per our mission, MACCH mobilizes, advocates, and empowers community collaboration towards ending homelessness and fosters an effective system of crisis response, homelessness prevention, and intervention in the greater Omaha-Council Bluffs Metropolitan Area.

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