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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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Pottawattamie Promise to offer Full-Ride College Scholarships and Support Services at Iowa Western Community College

April 23, 2015

An Iowa West Foundation education initiative announced today will address barriers to college access and success in higher education with a three-year pilot program that offers full-ride scholarships to Iowa Western Community College and wraparound support services. Beginning this fall, the first cohort of 45 students made up of current seniors from the Council Bluffs […]

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Iowa West Foundation Announces New Director of Communications

February 23, 2015

The Iowa West Foundation is pleased to announce the latest addition to its staff, with the hiring of Nicole Lindquist of Council Bluffs as the Director of Communications. Lindquist brings a decade of journalism, public relations and communications experience to her new position at the Foundation. She began her career working as the southwest Iowa […]

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