• PACE's mission is to strengthen, develop and promote arts, cultural, and historical institutions, organizations, and activities in Council Bluffs and Pottawattamie County. Read more about this IWF initiative here.

    $7 Million Capital Gift from IWF Brings Arts & Culture Center Closer to Reality
  • In the last decade, IWF has funded $27.4 million in streetscape improvements and maintenance for the City of Council Bluffs. Read more.

    After $9 Million Commitment from IWF, West Broadway is Taking Shape
  • The tilted lawn at River's Edge Park in Council Bluffs is complete in advance of the opening. Find out what other amenities will be included in Phase II here.  

    River's Edge Park Phase II Opens Oct.18 thanks to $3.6 Million from IWF
  • The Charles E. Lakin YMCA is set to open soon, thanks to co-lead gifts of $3.5 Million from IWF and the Lakin Foundation. You can find detailed updates on the Y's Facebook page

    YMCA to open this fall; IWF provided co-lead gift of $3.5 Million
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