• The goal of FAMILY Inc. is to provide underserved families with the resources they need for their children to be healthy, safe and ready for school. Learn more.

    Home Visitation Program Empowers Parents, Encourages Children
  • The IWF Board recently approved changes to its grant application policies and procedures. The changes go into effect January 2015. Click here to learn more.

    New grant policies and procedures have been announced
  • Click here to learn more about frequently asked questions.

    We understand you many have questions about our new policies and procedures
  • The $4.5 million in grants will assist 18 entities and includes a $2.9 million grant to Council Bluffs Community School District to continue two successful programs, as well as funding for a study on the creation of a new program. Click here to learn more.

    2014 Third Quarter Grants Have Been Announced
  • An Iowa West Foundation grant, in partnership with the Wellmark Foundation, Live Well Omaha and Live Well Council Bluffs, will bring the the portable bicycle system to six popular locations in the Council Bluffs community. Read more.

    B-cycle rolls into Council Bluffs
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Since its inception, the Iowa West Foundation's grant program has awarded more than $300 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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