• Iowa West awarded more than 80 grants totaling more than $14 million last year. View the new and improved digital annual report.

    JUST RELEASED: The 2017 Annual Report
  • In-person sessions are designed to answer questions and help nonprofits submit strong proposals for upcoming grant cycles. The next workshop is scheduled for Oct. 31. Read more.

    Attend a Grants Workshop
  • Senior Director of Grants Programs Matt Henkes offers insight into the evaluation practices of metro area nonprofits and why the Foundation feels it's critical to IWF's grantmaking. Read more in this Leadership Notes post.

    Why Evaluation is Important to IWF
  • Read for the Record will be held from 4:30-6 p.m. at the Charles Lakin Human Services Campus on N. 16th St. in Council Bluffs. Find more details on activities and events on the Facebook page. 

    Raise Me to Read Celebrates Read for the Record on Oct. 25
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Since its inception, the Iowa West Foundation's grant program has awarded more than $430 million to improve the quality of life in our region. These stories highlight some of these grants and show the impact they make on our community. 

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