Our Partners

Whispering Roots is currently working on Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (S.T.E.M.) Education, Urban Agriculture, Nutrition Education, Hunger Eradication Projects, Community Improvement Projects and Sustainability Projects in the Omaha Metro Area and rural communities in both Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri and South Dakota. Some notable projects and partners include:


The Sherwood Foundation

Shirley & Dan Neary

Farm Credit Services of America

Weitz Family Foundation

ConAgra Foundation


William & Ruth Scott Family Foundation

Big Red Keno


Together Omaha

The Big Garden

No More Empty Pots

Catholic Charities

Intercultural Senior Center

Latino Center

Nebraska Department of Education

Charles Drew Health Center

CHI Health

Completely Kids

Douglas County WIC

Children’s Hospital and Medical Center

Share Our Strength – Cooking Matters

Union Pacific

Whole Foods

Omaha Community Foundation

University of Nebraska Omaha – Service Learning

University of Nebraska Omaha Center for Urban Sustainability

Creighton University Center for Health Promotion and Well Being

University of Nebraska Lincoln Extension

Omaha North High School

Omaha Northwest High School

Blackburn Alternative School

Thomas Jefferson High School

King Science and Technology Magnet School

Monroe Middle School

Howard Kennedy Elementary

Miller Park Elementary

Lothrup Elementary

Morton Elementary

Two Springs Elementary

Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo

Heartland Family Services

Girls Inc. of Omaha

Metropolitan Community College

University of Arizona Controlled Environment Agriculture Center

Nebraska Game and Parks

Nebraska Department of Agriculture

Center for Rural Affairs

Iowa Western Community College