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We are in this together

This blog post identifies ways nonprofits and foundations can work together to create greater outcomes as partners.
 Nine nonprofit executives recently published a widely-circulated letter about how to strengthen philanthropy. Titled “We are in this together: a letter to philanthropy”…
http://www.iowawestfoundation.org/blogs/leadership-notes/we-are-together/

The Foundation's Role in Responsibility

“With great power comes great responsibility.” This adage comes to mind because I was recently asked “Isn’t your job just to give away money?” Well, yes and no. Yes, our primary “job,” is to award funding three times per year. But along with…
“With great power comes great responsibility.” This adage comes to mind because I was recently asked: “Isn’t your job just to give away money?” Well, yes and no.…
http://www.iowawestfoundation.org/blogs/leadership-notes/foundations-role-responsibility/

Our Strategic Plan Brings New Energy to Iowa West’s Ongoing Work

On behalf of the Iowa West board members, we would like to thank you for the tremendous input provided to us during the past year. Your comments, suggestions, and concerns were central to the formation of our new strategic plan.
Leadership Notes On behalf of the Iowa West board members, we would like to thank you for the tremendous input provided to us during the past year. Your comments, suggestions,…
http://www.iowawestfoundation.org/blogs/leadership-notes/our-strategic-plan-brings-new-energy-iowa-wests-ongoing-work/

Announcing Our Strategic Plan

On behalf of the Iowa West Board of Directors, I am pleased to announce a three to five year strategic plan for the Foundation.
Leadership Notes On behalf of the Iowa West Board of Directors, I am pleased to announce a three to five year strategic plan for the Foundation. After a year of outreach and input…
http://www.iowawestfoundation.org/blogs/leadership-notes/announcing-our-strategic-plan/

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