One Omaha Mini-Grant

The purpose of the mini-grant is to lower the barriers to creating change in Omaha by providing funding quickly and directly to local community-based groups looking to create positive change in their communities.

2023 application information coming soon!


Criteria to be considered for the grant are:

  • Your group is based in Omaha
  • The project will be resident-led
  • Your group has not received grant funds from One Omaha in the calendar year
  • Your group is NOT listed in the Neighborhood Directory
  • At least 4 people are involved in the project. If you need help getting more folks involved, reach out to our Engagement Manager Alex O’Hanlon –


  • 2023 timeline coming soon


You can apply for up to $500 in funding. Grant applications will be judged on one or more of the following criteria:

  • The project organizes additional members of the community
  • The project puts multiple people in leadership roles
  • The project identifies an issue and seeks a community-based solution
  • The project seeks to uplift marginalized folks
  • Short term projects are part of an ongoing initiative for social change
  • Sarah Hummel Jones – Mural at Jesse’s on 24th St.
  • Culxr House – Protest Training
  • Malik Cotton – Rally to Celebrate and Educate Kids in the Community
  • What YOUth Can Do – Supplies for Demonstration
  • All Kinds Accessibility – Community Accessibility Kit
  • Educators for Black Lives – Educators for Black Lives Rally
  • NOISE – Black Civil Rights Timeline Zine
  • Black Agenda Alliance – Next Steps: Techniques to Deal with Stress
  • Own Up Initiative – Sustaining the Movement
  • HIATUS Healing Collective – Grief Kit, Educators Kit, BIPOC Kit for Self-Care
  • Black Men Step’n – Community BBQ/Rally
  • Protest to Policy – Virtual Hub
  • A Light for Omaha – Funds for Canvassing and Event Supplies to Unite Brown Communities
  • Global Leadership Group – Monthly Litter Cleanup
  • Omaha Street Medics – Medic Training
  • Buena Vista Neighborhood Association – Neighborhood Night Out Event
  • Celebrate Omaha – Website & Interactive Map
  • Feed the People – Protect Gifford Park! Advocacy Campaign
  • Healing Roots – Harvest Party Event
  • Kinship Refined – Friends of Blackstone Events
  • Omaha Abolition Research – City Budget Advocacy Campaign
  • Skate Fest Omaha – Skate Fest Event
  • Social Impact Ecosystem – “Wisdom of Trauma” Movie Screening
  • The Village Co-Op – Summer Camp Programming
  • Sedra D – Public Art Workshop at Bancroft Street Market

Thank you to our mini-grant sponsor!