Omaha, Nebraska Nonprofits and K-12 Schools to Receive Nearly $575,000 from Pacific Life Foundation

OMAHA, Neb. – Jan. 31, 2022 – The Pacific Life Foundation announced today it will provide nearly $575,000 in grants to nonprofit organizations and K-12 schools in the greater Omaha, Nebraska area throughout 2022. Since 2005, Pacific Life and the Pacific Life Foundation have donated more than $6 million to nonprofits serving the Omaha community.

Grants will be awarded to nonprofit organizations in the areas of arts and culture; civic, community and economic development; education; and health and human services. The 2022 Nebraska recipients include:

Autism Action Partnership     Omaha Home for Boys
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands     Omaha Public Library Foundation
Boys Town     OneWorld Community Health Centers
Children’s Respite Care Center     Partnership 4 Kids
Completely KIDS     Project Harmony
Food Bank for the Heartland     Siena Francis House
Girls Inc. of Omaha     Special Olympics Nebraska
Habitat for Humanity of Omaha     Stephen Center
Heartland Family Service     Together
Kids Can Community Center     United Way of the Midlands
Mercy Housing Midwest     University of Nebraska Foundation/ CodeCrush
Nebraska Children’s Home Society     Whispering Roots
NorthStar Foundation     YMCA of Greater Omaha
Omaha Children’s Museum     Youth Emergency Services


The Pacific Life Foundation recently made a $50,000 donation to Kids Can Community Center in support of its Community Center Expansion Project. The expansion will double the center’s square footage, as well as its service capacity, providing accessible, affordable, and quality programming to some of the most vulnerable children in the Omaha community. Additionally, as part of the Pacific Life Foundation’s recent $2 million pledge to improve food security over the next five years, Food Bank for the Heartland will receive $50,000 of its $250,000 total pledge.

The Pacific Life Foundation 3Ts of Education program will award a total of $39,500 in grants to 16 local K-12 schools where concentrations of children and grandchildren of Pacific Life employees attend. The educational grants are designed to support needs in the areas of teacher training, textbooks, or technology.

Ackerman Elementary School   Harry Andersen Middle School
Anchor Pointe Elementary School   Harvest Hills Elementary School
Beadle Middle School   J. Sterling Morton Elementary School
Elkhorn Ridge Middle School   Millard South High School
Elkhorn South High School   Millard West High School
Fairview Elementary School   Norris Elementary School
Gerald W. Kirn Middle School   St. Albert Catholic Schools
Gretna Elementary School   Viola Gibson Elementary School


The Pacific Life Foundation invests in the causes its employees care most about by providing ways they can give back to the community through volunteering or matching donations. As part of the newly enhanced program, employees can receive up to $10,500 in matching contributions annually by donating to Pacific Life’s annual United Way campaign, to nonprofits and universities, or from individual and team volunteer efforts.

Supporting communities where Pacific Life employees work and live, the Pacific Life Foundation plans to give a total of $8 million in charitable contributions in 2022.

About Pacific Life and the Pacific Life Foundation
For more than 150 years, Pacific Life has helped millions of individuals and families with their financial needs through a wide range of life insurance products, annuities, and mutual funds, and offers a variety of investment products and services to individuals, businesses, and pension plans. Pacific Life counts more than half of the 100 largest U.S. companies as its clients and has been named one of the 2021 World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute. For additional company information, including current financial strength ratings, visit

The Pacific Life Foundation (the Foundation) was established in 1984. Together with Pacific Life, the Foundation has contributed $133 million to community and national nonprofit organizations. Grants are made to organizations that address a broad spectrum of social needs.

Pacific Life refers to Pacific Life Insurance Company and its affiliates, including Pacific Life & Annuity Company. Client count as of June 2021 is compiled by Pacific Life using the 2021 FORTUNE 500® list.


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