• Regional partnership seeks to address lack of access for 400 students in Pottawattamie Co. by 2020 with full-ride scholarships to Iowa Western Community College. Read more.

    Iowa West Foundation Launches Pottawattamie Promise Initiative
  • Read the latest updates on our housing strategy and learn more about four types of projects that the Iowa West Foundation will support through its grants program on this Leadership Notes blog post by Matthew Henkes, Director of Grants Programs.

    Housing Strategy and Priority Projects
  • IWF President and CEO Pete Tulipana defines the term as it relates to the Foundation on his Leadership Notes blog.

    What is Placemaking?
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