At Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium, we strive to provide a world-class wildlife experience that engages, educates and inspires more than two million visitors each year to conserve and protect... Learn more »
Keep Omaha Beautiful fosters environmental and community stewardship through education, service, and advocacy. Our programmatic priorities are environmental education, sustainable beautification,... Learn more »
The Green Omaha Coalition (GOC) promotes a greener Omaha through collaboration, education, and advocacy. We are leaders who endorse sustainability; host fun and informative events; distribute... Learn more »
Bread for the Journey helps create vibrant communities one micro-grant at a time. Simple process. Board members look for vision, passion and faith! No red tape. Simply email us for a chance to... Learn more »
Our work is inspired by the unique and fragile landform of the Loess Hills, which hugs the far western edge of Iowa and serves as a vibrant front yard and recreational destination for the Omaha metro... Learn more »
Pottawattamie County Community Foundation (PCCF) is a partnership of rural and urban citizens dedicated to improving the lives of all residents by supporting and stimulating donor-driven philanthropy... Learn more »
We support sustainable development initiatives aligning with the United Nations sustainable development goals for education, health, environment, and economic growth in vulnerable communities.
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We are a 26-acre urban agricultural rescue, therapy, and educational ranch. Our certified Animal Assisted Therapy program provides help for those in greatest need: at-risk children, the... Learn more »
Saving Grace Perishable Food Rescue is leading a “no food waste” movement in the Omaha area by rescuing excess perishable food to feed the hungry and educating the public about food waste and hunger... Learn more »
In January 2016, The 712 Initiative was formed by the merging of three local organizations;
Bluffs Downtown, Pottawattamie County Development Corporation and Live Well Council Bluffs. Through the... Learn more »
Heartland Bike Share makes bikes available to the public to improve the environment, enhance riders' fitness, create joy, and provide transportation for those with no other options through Heartland... Learn more »
No More Empty Pots (NMEP) connects individuals and groups to improve self-sufficiency, regional food security, and economic resilience of urban and rural communities through advocacy and action.
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We are unapologetically rural. We stand up for the small family farmer and rancher, new business owner, and rural communities. For more than 40 years, we've been a leading force engaging people to... Learn more »
The Nature Conservancy's mission is to preserve plants, animals, and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on Earth by protecting the lands and waters they need to survive.
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Green Bellevue promotes a more beautiful and environmentally-friendly community by helping individuals and groups undertake programs to enhance our neighborhoods, preserve our natural resources, and... Learn more »
Lauritzen Gardens is a living museum providing unique four-season plant displays maintained to the highest standards consistent with environmental stewardship and creating memorable educational and... Learn more »
The Big Garden grows healthy food, healthy kids and healthy communities by building school gardens, teaching kids how to grow, cook, and preserve fresh produce, and providing education to address the... Learn more »
For over 100 years, Fontenelle Forest has inspired generations to care for the natural world and has increased access to nature for everyone. You know the powerful memories and life-changing... Learn more »
The mission of the Earth Day Omaha Coalition is to organize, direct and produce the city’s annual Earth Day event, providing a showcase for the many charitable, scientific and educational efforts... Learn more »
ESU #3-Gifford Farm Education Center provides educational opportunities to schools, day cares, and other groups throughout eastern Nebraska and western Iowa. We offer hands-on fun with science,... Learn more »