Frequently Asked Questions

Our processes are by invitation only. For more information about these channels of support, please contact us.


Applications to the Mutual of Omaha Foundation are by invitation only. Additional information about Foundation funding can be found here.


Organizations will be invited to apply for identified events and will be notified when sponsorship decisions are made.

Arts & Museums:

Organizations will be invited to apply in mid-July.


If you are interested in having your organization considered for group projects, send us an email and provide us the following information:

  1. Organization Name
  2. Volunteer Coordinator Name & Email Address
  3. Group sizes that can be accommodated
  4. Type of volunteer activities


Please email us if your organization would like to have a discussion about applying for consideration of a board placement.

We consider the Omaha/Council Bluffs metropolitan area to include Douglas (NE), Sarpy (NE) and Pottawattamie (IA) counties.

Organizations must be 501(c)3 nonprofits in good standing with the Internal Revenue Service. They must be located in Douglas (NE), Sarpy (NE) and/or Pottawattamie (IA) counties.

While our team works together on all community outreach, please review our Contact Us page to learn more about staff responsibilities and to find specific contact information.

Organizations submitting a request for funding must have (or create) an account within our online application system. Once the account is created, organizations can:

  • Access saved, but not yet submitted, applications
  • Submit saved applications
  • View copies and dates of submitted applications
  • Access and submit requirements (final reports, progress reports)

No. If you know the login ID and password, sign in to your organization’s account and click “Change my Email/Password” to update the account information. If you do not have access to your organization’s existing account, please email us at

The system emails temporary passwords to users who have created an account in the past. If you do not receive the message, please check all of your spam/junk folders.

Yes. Mutual of Omaha employees may request a match up to $1,000 annually.

To be eligible for matching funds, an organization must be a U.S.-based 501(c)3 organization in good standing with the Internal Revenue Service, a K-12 school or a college/university. Organizations must also adhere to the Mutual of Omaha Foundation’s non-discrimination policy.

Funds are limited and will be matched by the Foundation on a first-come, first-served basis. Requests must be generated by the employee.

Questions about the program can be directed to

This amount varies based upon the program, impact, need and our budget. It may be helpful for you to view our recent grants.

Our staff will review all applications. Qualified applications will be presented to our board for final approval or declination. This process can take several months, as our board meets twice per year. During review of your request, if we require additional information, we will contact you. Due to the high volume of requests we receive, it is difficult to respond to each application individually with updates. We will communicate with you regarding the outcome of the grant review within seven days following a decision.