• ANNOUNCING: $4.4 Million in Grants/Initiatives Awarded
  • The deadline for letters of inquiry for Cycle 1 of 2019 is Nov. 15, 2018. Applications are due Monday, Dec. 17th. Watch a short video on the process.

    The Letter of Inquiry Period Is Now Open
  • Senior Director of Grants Programs Matt Henkes offers insight into the evaluation practices of metro area nonprofits and why the Foundation feels it's critical to IWF's grantmaking. Read more in this Leadership Notes post.

    Why Evaluation is Important to IWF
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Since its inception, the Iowa West Foundation's grant program has awarded more than $430 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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