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Originally published: June 30, 2022

Here are the 55 nonprofits receiving ARPA funds from the city of Omaha

OMAHA, Neb. —The city of Omaha announced Wednesday that 55 nonprofits are receiving funding from the  ARPA Community Grant Program.

The city chose the United Way of the Midlands and the Omaha Community Foundation to help dole out the funding to nonprofits.

Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert said the nonprofits that were chosen were ones that will help those who suffered during the pandemic.

“United Way and Omaha Community Foundation received 244 applications for funding. They have selected agencies that will expand or enhance the existing programs that address the impacts of COVID-19,” Stothert said.

The program awarded $15 million, $5 million to United Way of the Midlands and $10 to Omaha Community Foundation, which will be distributed from 2022 to 2024.

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