Grant Night 2011

Dates: 05/26/2011 Dates: 05/26/2011

At our end-of-season Grant Night celebration, Omaha Venture Group members presented $37,500 in grants to nine organizations:

Apollo’s Prep School: $4,150 for online reading and math testing program

Emerging Terrain: $4,800 for Phase 2 of the grain elevator project

Foster CARE Closet: $4,550 to start up Omaha Foster CARE Closet operations

LifeChronicles: $3,350 to sponsor life legacy videos for clients in need

Neighbors United: $4,300 for the Park Avenue Community Center

No More Empty Pots: $4,600 for the Gifford Park Teen market Basket

Omaha Jitterbugs: $3,400 for equipment, outreach, and special events

The Union for Contemporary Art: $4,100 for summer youth programming

Wright Care Dentistry: $4,250 to purchase IT infrastructure

We would like to thank our members and Interest Group leaders for a fantastic year, the Pizza Shoppe Collective for hosting our celebration, and the nine grantees for the good work they do in our community.

To learn more about Omaha Venture Group and to be contacted when our recruiting season begins again in the fall, contact us.

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One Response to “Grant Night 2011”

  1. No More Empty Pots July 11, 2011 at 5:04 am #

    Thanks so much for the support, OVG! We had great advocates in Scott & Grant. The project work is underway. We are looking forward to sharing the outcomes.

    Congratulations to the other recipients!

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