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New Art App Launches Today

March 20, 2018

Otocast will feature artist voiceovers, videos, and dynamic photography (Council Bluffs, Iowa) Residents and tourists alike seeking to learn more about art in the Council Bluffs community can now do so using an app on their smartphones. Otocast, an audio guide, is available to download for free. Currently, it features artists’ commentary, videos, scenic photography, […]

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Iowa West Foundation Awards $4 Million in Grant and Initiative Funding

March 15, 2018

(Council Bluffs, IA) The Iowa West Foundation Board of Directors recently approved $4 million in grants and initiatives funding to 29 nonprofit organizations and government entities in southwest Iowa and eastern Nebraska. Several of the grantees were the recipients of multi-year funding. Launched in 2016, multi-year funding is designed to provide essential general operating funds […]

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Pottawattamie Promise scholarship program expands to Tri-Center

January 31, 2018

(Council Bluffs, Iowa) An Iowa West Foundation education initiative that addresses barriers to college access and success is expanding to another Pottawattamie County high school. The Tri-Center School Board recently voted to join the Pottawattamie Promise program, which offers full-ride scholarships to Iowa Western Community College and wraparound support services both in high school and […]

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Iowa West Re-Elects Board Members, Appoints Officers

January 18, 2018

Iowa West’s Board of Directors recently re-elected four board members to serve another 3-year term.  In addition, both the Iowa West Foundation and the Iowa West Racing Association elected officers for 2018. Re-elected board members include: Rick Crowl (IWF); Rick Killion (IWRA); Kate Cutler (IWF) and Tara Slevin (IWF). “Our Board members have the significant responsibility of […]

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Iowa West Foundation and Noddle Companies Break Ground on River’s Edge’ first office building in Council Bluffs

December 1, 2017

(Council Bluffs, IA) – Co-developers Iowa West Foundation and Noddle Companies broke ground today on the first office building at River’s Edge in Council Bluffs. The 4-story, 67,000 square foot building will serve as the new headquarters for the Foundation when it opens in late 2018. An anchor tenant, the Iowa West Foundation has long […]

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Iowa West Foundation Awards $4 Million in Grant and Initiative Funding

July 19, 2017

(Council Bluffs, IA) The Iowa West Foundation Board of Directors recently approved more than $4 million in grants and initiatives funding to 22 non-profit organizations and government entities in southwest Iowa and eastern Nebraska. The Council Bluffs Community School District received $404,000 in initiative funding to continue implementing the International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle School Program […]

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Iowa West Foundation Awards nearly $6.5 Million in Grant and Initiative Funding

March 14, 2017

(Council Bluffs, IA) The Iowa West Foundation Board of Directors recently approved nearly $6.5 million in grants and initiatives funding to 22 nonprofit organizations and government entities in southwest Iowa and eastern Nebraska. For the second year, the Foundation awarded $1.8 million in multi-year funding to seven nonprofit organizations in Pottawattamie County. The multi-year funding […]

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Iowa West Foundation Offering Pottawattamie Gives! Incentives

March 3, 2017

Pottawattamie County-Based Nonprofits will be eligible for $20,000 in “Challenge Funds” (Council Bluffs, IA) – The Iowa West Foundation is again adding to the pot of incentives available to nonprofits participating in Pottawattamie Gives!, scheduled for May 24th this year. The 24-hour charitable giving event held in conjunction with Omaha Gives! is organized by the Omaha Community […]

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