Omaha Nonprofits Share $280,000 In Grants

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

More than two dozen nonprofits and schools in the Omaha area will share $280,000 in grants from the Pacific Life Insurance Company's foundation.

Pacific Life, which employs about 275 people in Omaha, announced the grants on Monday. The grants range in size from $1,500 up to $50,000.

The biggest grant of $50,000 is going to the Omaha Zoo
Foundation to support the new butterfly and insect pavilion.

The Omaha Performing Arts Society will receive $35,000 to help purchase an advanced sound system for the Holland Center concert hall.

Live Well Omaha will receive $10,000 to help promote healthy lifestyles.

Several of the smaller grants of $1,500 are going to area schools, including Omaha's Burke High and Elkhorn Ridge Middle School.

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