• The deadline for Cycle 3 applications is July 15. Learn more.

    Grant Applications Due July 15
  • Director of Grants Programs Matthew Henkes answers the question: "What are you looking for in an application?" with his tips on our Leadership Notes blog.

    5 Tips for the Application and Due Diligence Process
  • A typical child in our community loses 2 months of reading achievement over the summer. In this Leadership Notes blog post by Kathleen Rapp, you'll learn 5 things parents can do to combat the slide.

    Stopping the Summer Slide
  • Grants and initiatives will assist 19 nonprofit organizations and governmental entities with projects and programs that directly impact southwest Iowa and eastern Nebraska. Read more.

    $5 Million in Grants and Initiatives Awarded in Cycle 2 of 2016
  • Pottawattamie Arts, Culture & Entertainment (PACE) will take on arts education, performing arts, preservation of artifacts and more. Read more. 

    New Arts Organization Launches in Pottawattamie County
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