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Iowa West Foundation Awards $5 Million in Grant and Initiative Funding for Cycle 2 of 2016

June 14, 2016

(Council Bluffs, IA) The Iowa West Foundation Board of Directors recently approved more than $5 million in grants and initiatives funding to 19 nonprofit organizations and government entities in southwest Iowa and eastern Nebraska. Among the recipients was the City of Council Bluffs, which received a $100,000 grant for the city’s newly unveiled “UN” image campaign, […]

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New Arts Organization Launches in Pottawattamie County

June 12, 2016

New Arts Organization Launches in Pottawattamie County (Council Bluffs, IA) – The Board of Directors of a new arts organization is announcing the formation of their nonprofit, fittingly named Pottawattamie Arts, Culture & Entertainment or PACE. The mission of the newly formed 501(c)(3) is to strengthen, develop and promote art, cultural, and historical institutions, organizations, […]

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Iowa West Elects New Members, Officers

February 26, 2016

(Council Bluffs, IA) The Board of Directors of Iowa West recently elected four new board members to serve a 3-year term. In addition, four current board members were re-elected to serve another 3-year term. They are Amy Crawford, Matt Gronstal, Susan Miller, and Phil Reed. The newly elected members include: Jason James of Council Bluffs […]

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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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