The Mutual of Omaha Foundation has announced $880,500 in mission grants to 11 non-profit organizations for the first quarter of 2013.
In support of the Foundation's mission to prevent and break the cycle of poverty for families in the Omaha metropolitan area, the Foundation will consider requests from organizations that address the following critical issues: homeless prevention, emergency shelter, food, literacy/language, workforce development, financial literacy, behavioral health, early childhood education, preparedness for graduation, youth violence and domestic abuse.
The Mutual of Omaha Foundation approved funding to the following organizations:
|Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands||$25,000||General Operating Support|
|Food Bank for the Heartland||$75,000||General Operating Support|
|Habitat for Humanity of Omaha, Inc.||$150,000||Building for the Future Capital Campaign|
|Heartland Family Service||$500,000||4-Year Grant in support of the North Omaha Intergenerational Human|
|Legal Aid of Nebraska||$25,000||Access to Justice Self-Help Center|
|Southern Sudan Community Association||$10,000||Financial Literacy and Household Budgeting|
|TeamMates Mentoring Program||$20,000||Mentor/Mentee Match Support|
|Together||$50,000||Metro Home BASE|
|Youth Care, Inc.||$5,000||Workforce Education|
|Youth Emergency Services||$15,000||General Operating Support|
|Youth for Christ USA, Inc.||$5,000||Dillon's House|
In addition to these mission grants, the Foundation also approved a grant for $100,000 to the Omaha Zoo Foundation. This list along with descriptions of each project can be found on the Foundation's Web site.
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.