We accept program/general operating applications two times per year:

June 15 - August 1

December 15 - February 1

The online form will be available on this page during each application cycle.

What We Fund

The Mutual of Omaha Foundation limits grants to nonprofit 501(c)3 organizations that provide direct client service in the tri-county area of Douglas (NE), Sarpy (NE), and/or Pottawattamie (IA) counties. Organizations must also clearly address one of our focus areas and funding priorities:

Basic Needs
Affordable Housing
Commuinty Health
Food
Emergency Shelter
Homelessness Prevention
Adult Self-Sufficiency
Domestic Violence
Financial Education
Literacy & Language
Parenting Classes
Workforce Development
At-Risk Youth
Abuse & Neglect
College & Career Prep
Mentoring
Out-of-School Programs
Teen Parenting

For specific examples of the types of projects we fund, visit our recent grants page.

Priority is given to organizations with outcomes measures in place and can adequately show the impact of their programs within our grant application. When we ask for client impact, we are looking for program-specific, direct service-related information.

Frequently Asked Questions
Nonprofit Organization Requirements

Capital Campaign Support

Capital campaign applications are by invitation only. Priority is given to organizations with an existing funding relationship.

Funding Limitations

In order to apply, organizations are required to have a tax-exempt status under section 501(c)3 and be in good standing with the Internal Revenue Service.

Because we have limited resources, we are unable to consider grant applications for the following:

Our Commitment to Compliance

The Mutual of Omaha Foundation is committed to transparency and accountability throughout its work. This page includes the Foundation’s tax-exempt filing documents, as well as its most recently filed IRS 990 forms.