Exciting News from Vic Gutman & Associates

Greetings Clients, Colleagues, and Friends –   In 1978, I founded Vic Gutman & Associates as a company dedicated to producing exceptional public events. Over the next 45 years, we expanded into servicing non-profit companies through grant writing, fundraising, and consulting. In recent years, the grant-writing and fundraising division has been operating under the capable […]

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 […]

Do Right, Right Now COVID Campaign

As the COVID-19 pandemic swept the nation in 2020, VGA identified a need for a unified, consistent message about prevention measures among media and community partners. Beginning with a partnership with the Douglas County Health Department, the campaign grew to serve the entire state of Nebraska with a message to Do Right, Right Now. In […]

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 […]

Immigrant Legal Center — Food Truck World Tour

VGA came on board for this first-year event in 2015 after the Immigrant Legal Center (formerly Justice For Our Neighbors) found themselves without an event manager 2.5 months before the event was to take place. It was determined that very little work had been completed but VGA moved quickly to secure the necessary food trucks, […]

Holiday Lights Festival

Drawing 60,000 celebrants to the inaugural-year events and continuing the annual tradition with a full schedule of holiday activities every year to the present – now drawing more than 100,000 guests regionally. VGA transformed a long-discussed concept of decorating Omaha with holiday lights into a reality when Vic Gutman approached the chair of Omaha’s millennium […]

Girls Inc. of Omaha – Lunch for the Girls

Lunch for the Girls celebrated 20 years with its first virtual event in November 2020, featuring writer, activist and feminist icon Gloria Steinem. Over the past two decades, LFTG has hosted a string of remarkable and accomplished speakers including former President Barack Obama, politician, lawyer and voting rights activist Stacey Abrams, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond M. […]