• 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
  • Filing deadline for fourth quarter letters of intent is October 1. Learn more

    Now accepting letters of intent
  • The Food Bank for the Heartland hands out approximately 8,500 backpacks a year, more than 1,000 of go to children in Council Bluffs and southwest Iowa. Read more.

    Backpack program addresses hunger and helps children in the classroom
  • A $1.1 million grant was awarded during the second quarter for an Iowa West initiative that funds a priority segment of the county recreational trail system. Click here to learn more.

    WE BLAZE TRAILS
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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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