The Mutual of Omaha Foundation has announced 19 grants totaling $1.43 million this quarter.
“The true strength of our community is reflected through the quality of life for our most vulnerable residents,” said Gail Graeve, executive director of the Mutual of Omaha Foundation. “We are proud to support organizations that align with our mission to break the cycle of poverty.”
During this cycle, the Mutual of Omaha Foundation approved funding to the following organizations:
|Community Information Trust C/O Heritage Services||$500,000||Technology Library|
|The Salvation Army Western Division||$500,000||Renaissance Village Capital Project|
|Food Bank for the Heartland||$75,000||General Operating Support|
|Heartland Hope Mission||$50,000||Feeding People in Need Capital Campaign|
|Womens Center for Advancement||$40,000||Self-Sufficiency and Safety Services|
|Youth Emergency Services||$35,000||General Operating Support|
|Big Brothers Big Sisters||$25,000||General Operating Support|
|Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands||$25,000||General Operating Support|
|Childrens Scholarship Fund of Omaha||$25,000||Scholarships|
|Kids Can Community Center||$25,000||General Operating Support|
|Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska||$25,000||International Center of the Heartland|
|Stephen Center, Inc.||$25,000||Emergency Shelter Operations and Services|
|St. Augustine Indian Mission School||$20,000||Sponsor-a-Child|
|Boy Scouts||$10,000||General Operating Support|
|Charles Drew Health Center Inc.||$10,000||Integrated Substance Abuse Counseling Program|
|Girl Scouts Spirit of Nebraska||$10,000||Girl Scouts Outreach|
|Latino Center of the Midlands||$10,000||General Operating Support|
|MICAH House Corporation||$10,000||Emergency Shelter Services|
|One World Community Health Centers, Inc.||$10,000||Integrated Primary Behavioral Health Care for Children|
This list along with descriptions of each project can be found on the Foundation’s Web site at www.mutualofomahafoundation.org.
Applications for Third Quarter 2015 Accepted Through May 15
In support of the Foundation’s mission to break the cycle of poverty for families in the Omaha metropolitan area, the Foundation will consider requests from organizations that address the following outcome areas: increase educational achievement, increase self-sufficiency, prevent and end homelessness and prevent and end violence.
Information on how to apply can be found at mutualofomahafoundation.org. Applications are accepted year-round. The timing of the receipt of the application determines when it will be assigned for review.
For review in January: Submit August 16-November 15
For review in April: Submit November 16-February 15
For review in July: Submit February 16-May 15
For review in October: Submit May 16-August 15
The Mutual of Omaha Foundation was established in 2005 to continue the company’s longstanding tradition of supporting efforts that impact individuals and families throughout the community. Mutual of Omaha is a full-service, multi-line organization providing insurance and financial services products for individuals, businesses and groups throughout the United States. For more information about Mutual of Omaha, visit www.mutualofomaha.com.