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The Hawks Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-06-03

At A Glance

The Hawks Foundation

14302 FNB Pkwy.

Omaha, NE United States 68154-5212

Telephone: (402) 691-9500

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $100,137,044

Total giving: $7,175,487






Established in 1994 in NE

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for higher education and to Lutheran churches and organizations; funding also for health associations, children, youth and social services, the arts, and Christian organizations and churches. Scholarships to individuals who are enrolled as full-time students, who demonstrate financial need, and who maintain at least a 2.8 cumulative GPA.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Grants to Individuals Program

Scholarships primarily to Omaha, NE, area residents who can demonstrate financial need.

Program-Related Investment

Historically, the foundation has made a PRI, in the form of a loan, to a Roman Catholic school, to fund the construction of a new gymnasium.

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Child welfare
  • Christianity
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Education
  • Family services
  • Higher education
  • Human services
  • Methodism
  • Youth development
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students
  • Associations

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $100,137,044 (market value)

Gifts received: $275,765

Expenditures: $5,951,506

Total giving: $7,175,487

Qualifying distributions: $7,317,679