Latino Center of the Midlands

Founded in 1971 as a small community center, today the Latino Center of the Midlands is a growing hub of wellness, education, and opportunity. Based in South Omaha, its bilingual team specializes in serving Latino and Latina students, workers, and families throughout the Omaha-Council Bluffs metro area.  The Latino Center has worked with Vic Gutman […]

Rock & Soul Forever Foundation

Launched by Little Steven Van Zandt and the Founders Board of Bono, Jackson Browne, Martin Scorsese, and Bruce Springsteen, The Rock & Soul Forever Foundation’s TeachRock curriculum empowers teachers and engages students by using popular music to create interdisciplinary, culturally responsive education materials for all 21st-century classrooms. Since 2020, VGA has worked closely with RSFF […]

The Rose Theater

VGA has worked with The Rose in a variety of capacities for more than 30 years. From 2004-2007, Vic Gutman served as The Rose’s interim executive director, increasing the theater’s endowment by $13 million and balancing its budget. VGA also developed the theater’s membership program, which increased participation from 480 subscriber families to 3,200 member […]

Girls Incorporated of Omaha

Girls Inc. of Omaha is a youth-serving nonprofit with a mission to inspire all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. With centers in North and South Omaha, a transitional living facility, and a college prep program in Lincoln, Girls Inc. provides over 1,100 girls annually with holistic programming in the areas of academics, health […]

Tri-Faith Initiative & American Muslim Institute

Omaha’s Tri-Faith Initiative was founded in 2006 when community leaders of Jewish, Christian, and Muslim faiths agreed to co-locate their houses of worship on a shared campus. Today, Temple Israel, the American Muslim Institute (AMI), and Countryside Community Church have realized that early vision. Their places of worship share common ground and embody the Tri-Faith […]