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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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Update on West Broadway Reconstruction Project Funding

The Iowa West Foundation Board voted on Tuesday, March 21 to fund Phase I of the West Broadway Reconstruction Project as planned. The Foundation is unable at the present time to reach a decision on whether or not it can make a funding commitment beyond Ph…
The following letter was sent to the Council Bluffs City Council on March 22, 2017. On November 15, 2016, the Iowa West Foundation approved a $9 million grant initiative for…
http://iowawestfoundation.org/blogs/leadership-notes/update-west-broadway-reconstruction-project-funding/

New tenants will bring vibrancy to the MAC

Since the opening of the Mid-America Center and surrounding plaza, the hope was that the area would be bustling with shoppers and diners. The lack of vibrancy and action have been disappointing to all involved. Now we have reason to believe that the MAC a…
Since the opening of the Mid-America Center and surrounding plaza, the hope was that the area would be bustling with shoppers and diners, both from Council Bluffs and Omaha, as w…
http://iowawestfoundation.org/blogs/leadership-notes/new-tenants-will-bring-vibrancy-mac/

Housing Strategy and Priority Projects

In preparation for creating a new strategic plan in 2013, the Iowa West Foundation engaged in a series of listening sessions in the community. Housing emerged as a major theme of these discussions. The final report from these sessions states: Housing was …
In preparation for creating a new strategic plan in 2013, the Iowa West Foundation engaged in a series of listening sessions in the community. Housing emerged as a major theme …
http://iowawestfoundation.org/blogs/leadership-notes/housing-strategy-and-priority-projects/

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