• President and CEO of the Iowa West Foundation, Pete Tulipana, believes the bell tower is a shining example of the Council Bluffs community coming together to support a passion project.

    Council Bluffs Community Chimes in to make Bell Tower Project Possible
  • In-person sessions are designed to answer questions and help nonprofits submit strong proposals for upcoming grant cycles. The next workshop is scheduled for Oct. 25th. Read more.

    Learn about our Grants Workshops
  • PACE's mission is to strengthen, develop and promote arts, cultural, and historical institutions, organizations, and activities in Council Bluffs and Pottawattamie County. Read more about this IWF initiative here.

    $7 Million Capital Gift from IWF Brings Arts & Culture Center Closer to Reality
  • The tilted lawn at River's Edge Park in Council Bluffs is complete in advance of the opening. Find out what other amenities will be included in Phase II here.  

    River's Edge Park Phase II Opens Oct.18 thanks to $3.6 Million from IWF
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