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Iowa West Foundation Awards $6.4 Million in Grant and Initiative Funding

February 10, 2016

(Council Bluffs, IA) The Iowa West Foundation Board of Directors recently approved $6.4 million in grants and initiatives funding to 21 nonprofit organizations and government entities with projects and programs that directly impact southwest Iowa and eastern Nebraska. For the first time ever, the Foundation awarded multi-year funding to seven nonprofit organizations in Pottawattamie County. […]

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Registration Now Open for Second Annual “Pottawattamie Gives!”

January 26, 2016

Pottawattamie County-based Nonprofits eligible for “Challenge Funds” from IWF  Council Bluffs, IA – A charitable giving day that raised more than half a million dollars for Pottawattamie County nonprofits in 2015 will return again in 2016. Registration is now open for “Pottawattamie Gives!” a 24-hour online fundraising event to be held on May 25th in conjunction […]

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River’s Edge Park Phase II Plans Revealed

November 20, 2015

Including Pavilion, Water Features, Play Elements, Plaza and Tilted Lawn The City of Council Bluffs, in partnership with the Iowa West Foundation, announced $5.5+ million plans for Phase II of River’s Edge Park. Major funding for the project is provided by the Iowa West Foundation and the City of Council Bluffs, with additional funding provided […]

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Iowa West Foundation Awards $7 Million in Funding for Cycle 2 of 2015

October 13, 2015

(Council Bluffs, IA) The Iowa West Foundation Board of Directors recently awarded $6.6 million in grants and initiatives for the second cycle of 2015. The funding will assist 22 nonprofit organizations and governmental entities with projects and programs that directly impact southwest Iowa and eastern Nebraska. The Foundation targets resources into grants and initiatives that focus […]

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Iowa West Foundation announces recipients of Opportunity Scholarships

August 13, 2015

College Access Program graduates also receive completion scholarships (Council Bluffs, IA) The Iowa West Foundation has awarded Opportunity Scholarships totaling $400,000 to 25 southwest Iowa students who will begin college in the 2015-2016 academic year. Each student will receive a $16,000 scholarship to be used over four years at the college or university of their […]

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Iowa West Foundation Awards $7.6 Million in Funding for Cycle 1 of 2015

June 26, 2015

(Council Bluffs, IA) The Iowa West Foundation Board of Directors awarded nearly $8 million in grants and initiatives for the first cycle of 2015. Grants will assist 24 nonprofit organizations and governmental entities with funding for projects and programs that directly impact southwest Iowa and eastern Nebraska. Initiatives, which also target funds to the Foundation’s […]

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Dan Corson’s “Coherence” opens in Council Bluffs

June 10, 2015

Immersive laser installation on display for 10 weeks at Harvester Artspace Lofts Council Bluffs, IA – From the artist who designed “Rays” at Tom Hanafan River’s Edge Park, Dan Corson is back in Council Bluffs this week to launch his “Coherence” exhibit at the Harvester Artspace Lofts. The immersive laser installation is the culmination of a series of laser-focused […]

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Iowa West Foundation Adds to Omaha Gives! Incentives

May 11, 2015

Pottawattamie County-Based Nonprofits will be eligible for “Extra Bonus Dollars” Council Bluffs, IA – The Iowa West Foundation is adding to the pot of incentives available to nonprofits participating in Omaha Gives!, scheduled for May 20th. For the first time in the 24-hour charitable giving event’s three-year history, the Foundation is contributing $20,000 in “extra bonus […]

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