Women’s Fund Grants

The Women’s Fund of Omaha is dedicated to improving the lives of Omaha-area women and girls. As a trusted voice in the community, we identify critical issues, fund innovative solutions and influence dynamic change. 

2017 Grant Information

In the past 10 years, we have awarded $250,000 to community organizations through the Excellence in Service to Women Award in honor of Barbara Weitz. To celebrate, we will provide one excellence award in each of our priority areas:

  • Economic Security: programs focusing on financial literacy, home ownership, employment, etc.
  • Violence Against Women: programs for prevention, advocacy, coordination, intervention, education, etc.
  • Sexual Literacy: programs that provide age-appropriate, comprehensive and evidence-informed awareness, education, prevention and/or intervention.
  • Leadership Development: programs that help develop leadership skills and self-esteem.

Here are our 2017 grant recipients.

Grant Writing Tips (PDF)

Grant Stories

To learn more about the programs that we are funding, please visit our YouTube channel.

  • Lutheran Family Services 2017 “Be The Change” voting grant video
  • College of Saint Mary 2017 “Be The Change” voting grant video