• During 2015, Iowa West awarded $14 million in grants and initiatives for projects and programs in our community. Read more.

    2015 Annual Report now available
  • Director of Grants Programs Matthew Henkes answers the question: "What are you looking for in an application?" with his tips on our Leadership Notes blog.

    5 Tips for the Application and Due Diligence Process
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Since its inception, the Iowa West Foundation's grant program has awarded more than $400 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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