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2021

Economic Development

Advance Southwest Iowa

Entrepreneurial development for Southwest Iowa

$100,000

City of Council Bluffs

River’s Edge parking garage

$775,369

Greater Omaha Chamber Foundation

Kitchen Council

$75,000

SHIFT ATL

Downtown building rehabilitation in Atlantic

$35,000

Southwest Iowa Nonprofit for Collective Impact

Riverfront Revitalization

$2,425,710

The 712 Initiative

530 W. Broadway

$340,000

Education

Career EdVantage

Scholarships

$40,000

Council Bluffs Schools Foundation

STARS Program 2021

$286,000

FAMILY, Inc.

Raise Me to Read

$99,520

Iowa Western Community College

Pottawattamie Promise

$939,894

Lil Wildcat Education Center, Inc.

Quality Childcare

$50,000

Omaha Conservatory of Music

String Sprouts

$27,000

Promise Partners

Early Childhood Iowa

$100,000

Healthy Families

Angels Among Us

Assistance for Iowa families battling childhood cancer

$14,400

Carson Volunteer Fire Department

PPE and rescue equipment

$10,000

Catholic Charities Diocese of Des Moines

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Program

$53,332

Centro Latino of Iowa

General Operating Support

$75,000

Children’s Square

Children's emergency shelter

$150,000

Completely Kids

Domestic violence shelter

$9,000

Crescent Volunteer Fire Department

PPE acquisition

$9,604

Hancock Volunteer Fire Department

Gear replacement

$10,000

Heartland Family Service

HEAT 2021

$170,000

ISU Extension and Outreach – West Pottawattamie

Speak Up Be Safe Pottawattamie County

$10,000

Omaha Bridges Out of Poverty, Inc.

Southwest Iowa Poverty Alleviation Initiative

$100,000

Omaha Conservatory of Music

String Sprouts

$27,000

Senior Futures, Inc.

Chore services

$6,304

SHARE Omaha

Targeted SHARE app for Southwest Iowa donors

$30,000

Southwest Iowa Families, Inc.

Child and Family Center in Clarinda

$50,000

The Set Me Free Project

Expansion initiative

$10,000

Treynor Volunteer Fire Department

Gear replacement

$10,000

Trivium Life Services

Ending service gap years

$21,370

United Way of the Midlands

Community Care Fund 2021

$255,500

Walnut Volunteer Fire Department

Wild Land Fire Gear & Structure Fire Gear

$10,000

Multi-year Funding

Ballet Nebraska

General Operating Support

$125,000

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands

General Operating Support

$85,000

Durham Museum

General Operating Support

$25,000

FAMILY, Inc.

General Operating Support

$120,000

Green Hills AEA

General Operating Support

$1,100,000

Heartland Family Services

General Operating Support

$330,000

Immigrant Legal Center

General Operating Support

$65,000

Iowa Western Community College Foundation – Performing Arts Center

General Operating Support

$30,000

Joslyn Art Museum

General Operating Support

$25,000

Lauritzen Gardens

General Operating Support

$12,500

Lauritzen Gardens – Railroad Days

General Operating Support

$25,000

Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska, Inc.

General Operating Support

$50,000

MICAH House

General Operating Support

$90,000

Omaha Children’s Museum

General Operating Support

$45,000

Omaha Symphony Association

General Operating Support

$25,000

Omaha Theater Company – Rose Theater

General Operating Support

$25,000

Opera Omaha

General Operating Support

$25,000

Pottawattamie Arts, Culture & Entertainment

General Operating Support

$200,000

COVID-19

Food Bank for the Heartland

Parents summer feeding program

$40,000

Food Bank of Iowa

Food distribution, rural counties

$17,681

Pottawattamie County

Vaccination clinics - food and drink

$26,550

Together, Inc.

Operating funding for food pantry

$165,000

Placemaking

Audubon County Conservation Board

Playground equipment at Littlefield Recreation Area

$30,000

City of Council Bluffs

West Broadway Phase V

$1,500,000

Harrison County

Willow Lake Nature Center

$200,000

Historic General Dodge House

2021 Critical Repairs

$21,405

Iowa Environmental Council

Missouri River Flooding Protection

$7,000

Iowa West Foundation Initiative

Looking Up Art

$1,400,000

Museum of Danish America

Historic preservation oat Bedstemor's House

$35,316

National Arbor Day Foundation

Emerald ash borer community tree recovery

$75,000

Nebraska Wildlife Rehab, Inc.

Baldwin Wildlife Center & Hubbard Family Wildlife Hospital

$25,000

Pottawattamie County

CITIES Program- Neola

$50,000

Pottawattamie County

CITIES Program- Oakland

$54,328

Pottawattamie County

CITIES Program- Underwood

$84,275

Pottawattamie County Housing Trust Fund Inc.

Affordable housing

$17,300

Stanton Community Foundation

Stanton downtown revitalization

$40,000

The 712 Initiative

Operating Support

$375,000

Vision Treynor Group

Treynor Family Recreation Complex "The T"

$175,000

Woodbine Community Foundation

Woodbine Regional Wellness Center

$250,000

2020

Economic Development

City of Council Bluffs

F.I.R.S.T. A.V.E.

$900,000

City of Council Bluffs

River's Edge Parking Garage Initiative

$475,369

Golden Hills RC&D

Planning for Rural Leadership Program

$30,000

Great Omaha Chamber Foundation

Council Bluffs workforce ecosystem

$150,000

Greater Omaha Chamber Foundation

Connect Go- Council Bluffs

$85,000

Greater Omaha Chamber Foundation

Kitchen Council - IWF Food Entrepreneurship Initiative

$75,000

Iowa West Foundation Initiative

Riverfront Revitalization

$1,274,289

Nebraska Enterprise Fund

Creating Western Iowa Fund for Entrepreneurs

$268,000

Omaha Community Foundation

Pottawattamie Gives! incentives for new donors

$23,000

Omaha Development Foundation

Advance Southwest Iowa - Entrepreneurial Development for Southwest Iowa

$100,000

Education

Council Bluffs Community School District

Summer School 2020-2021

$531,000

Council Bluffs Community School District

BLink (Carter Lake)

$100,000

Council Bluffs Schools Foundation

STARS Scholarship Program Initiative

$113,977

FAMILY, Inc.

Raise Me to Read - IWF Early Literacy Initiative

$51,930

Heartland Family Service

Children’s Mental Health Program

$30,000

Iowa West Community College Foundation

Pottawattamie Promise 2020-2021

$1,222,953

Midlands Latino Community Development Corporation

Business Development Program for Latinos in Council Bluffs

$50,000

Mills County Public Health

Mills County Parents as Teachers

$22,000

Red Oak School District

Security System for Childcare Facility

$14,511

Healthy Families

Carson Volunteer Fire Department

Extraction tools

$10,000

Catholic Charities Diocese of Des Moines

Domestic violence and sexual assault prevention program

$13,332

Centro Latino

Operating funding

$100,000

Children’s Square

Capacity Building

$25,000

Completely Kids

Phoenix House Family Services

$9,500

Heartland Family Service

Children’s Mental Health Program

$30,000

Iowa West Foundation Initiative

Southwest Iowa COVID-19 Response Fund

$1,500,000

Iowa West Foundation Initiative

LUCAS Devices for Rural Fire Departments

$120,000

Lewis Township Fire and Rescue

Personal Protective Equipment

$10,000

Minden Volunteer Fire Department

Safety Gear and Equipment

$4,505

New Visions Homeless Services

Homeless Services

$115,000

Omaha Bridges Out of Poverty

Southwest Iowa poverty alleviation initiative

$100,000

Omaha Women’s Fund

Access Granted Pilot in Pottawattamie County

$100,000

Pottawattamie County Community Foundation

Women’s Fund of Southwest Iowa & Matching Funds

$85,633

SHARE Omaha

Programmatic funding for Year 2

$50,000

Treynor Volunteer Fire Department

New Turnout Gear

$10,000

Underwood Fire Department

Turnout gear

$10,000

United Way of the Midlands

Community Care Fund

$255,500

Walnut Volunteer Fire Department

Turnout gear

$9,992

Multi-year Funding

American Midwest Ballet

Operating funding

$125,000

Boys & Girls Club of the Midlands

Operating funding

$85,000

FAMILY, Inc.

Operating funding

$120,000

Green Hills AEA – Preschool

Operating funding

$1,100,000

Heartland Family Service

Operating funding

$330,000

Immigrant Legal Center

Operating funding

$65,000

Iowa Western Community College Foundation – Performing Arts Center

Operating funding

$30,000

Joslyn Art Museum

Operating funding

$25,000

Lauritzen Gardens

Operating funding

$12,500

Lutheran Family Services

Operating funding

$50,000

MICAH House

Operating funding

$90,000

Omaha Children’s Museum

Operating funding

$45,000

Omaha Symphony Association

Operating funding

$25,000

Opera Omaha

Operating funding

$25,000

Railroad Days

Operating funding

$25,000

Rose Theater

Operating funding

$25,000

The Durham Museum

Operating funding

$25,000

COVID-19

Boys and Girls Club of the Midlands

Food distribution/Operations/Activity Packets/Cleaning

$25,743

Cass County Health Department

Food distribution, rural

$8,000

Centro Latino

Emergency relief

$30,000

Charles E Lakin Human Services Campus Foundation

Back-to-School support

$4,000

CHI Health System

COVID-19 Testing Expansion

$25,000

CHI Health System

COVID-19 Treatment Space

$74,500

Children’s Square

Operations

$28,401

City Light Church

Food distribution, urban

$12,000

City of Council Bluffs

PPE for Businesses Reopening

$10,000

Council Bluffs Community School District

Summer School

$50,000

Council Bluffs Community School District

BLink Phase VI

$200,000

Council Bluffs Community School District

Mask Awareness Campaign

$12,800

Council Bluffs Pantry Association

Pantry services, urban

$21,000

Council Bluffs Schools Foundation

Childcare for Essential Front Line Workers

$27,000

Crawford County Hunger Fighters

Pantry services/Food distribution, rural

$3,400

FAMILY Inc.

Mobile Wellness Unit

$20,000

Food Bank of Iowa

Food Distribution, rural urban

$16,710

Food Bank of the Heartland

Food distribution, rural

$50,000

Habitat for Humanity of Council Bluffs

Operating funding

$20,000

Heartland Child Development

Childcare Operations

$7,000

Heartland Child Development Center

Operations

$8,103

Heartland Family Service

Emergency Relief/ PPE/Cleaning

$34,000

Heartland Family Service

HEAT Program (Housing Emergency Assistance)

$75,833

Historic General Dodge House

Operating funding

$3,115

Historic General Dodge House

Operating funding

$6,000

Hope Net Ministries

Operating funding

$6,244

Iowa Legal Aid

Legal Services/Housing, Healthcare, Safety, Employment

$30,000

Jennie Edmundson Hospital and Foundation

COVID-19 Testing Equipment

$25,000

Jennie Edmundson Hospital and Foundation

COVID-19 Treatment Space

$75,380

Lutheran Family Services

Mental/Behavioral Health Services

$25,000

Metro Area Continuum of Care for the Homeless

Emergency relief, homelessness, prevention

$20,000

MICAH House

Equipment to adapt operations to COVID-19 environment

$8,468

Mills County Health Department

Emergency relief, Food distribution, rural

$10,000

Mills County Health Department

Emergency relief, Food distribution, rural

$10,000

New Visions Homeless Services

Emergency Shelter

$105,000

New Visions Homeless Services

Pantry/Holiday Meals

$25,000

Page County Public Health/Iowa School for the Deaf

PPE

$1,400

Pottawattamie Arts, Culture & Entertainment

Operations

$25,613

Pottawattamie County

Emergency Management Operations Center

$9,901

Pottawattamie County

Health Department, Chamber Mask Campaign

$10,000

Pottawattamie County

Health Department, Test Iowa Site

$11,359

The Performing Arts & Education Association of Southwest Iowa

Operations

$5,430

Thriving Titans

Food distribution, urban

$6,912

Vocational Development Center, Inc.

Operating funding

$5,000

Waubonsie Mental Health Center

Personal Protective Equipment

$2,000

West Central Community Action

Pantry services, rural

$24,000

Wings of Hope

General Operating Funding

$5,000

Woodbine Community Pantry and Outreach Center

Pantry services, rural

$5,000

YMCA of Greater Omaha

Operations

$35,158

YMCA of Greater Omaha

Enhanced services for seniors at YMCA Healthy Living Center in Council Bluffs

$60,000

Placemaking

City of Council Bluffs

West Broadway Reconstruction, Phase IV Initiative

$2,030,876

City of Glenwood

Vine Street Pickleball courts

$40,000

Council Bluffs Area Pickleball Club

Start Up Grant

$5,000

Golden Hills RC&D

Planning for Rural Leadership Program

$30,000

Impact Hill

Operating funding

$74,000

Iowa West Foundation initiative

Looking Up

$100,000

Iowa West Foundation Initiative

Iowa West Sports Plex

$961,328

Iowa West Foundation Initiative

West End Housing

$500,000

National Arbor Day Foundation

Emerald Ash Borer community tree recovery

$75,000

Pottawattamie Conservation Foundation

Hitchcock Nature Center infrastructure improvements project

$325,000

Pottawattamie County

Arrowhead Campground bridge

$44,000

Pottawattamie County

CITIES Regional Housing Study

$35,000

Pottawattamie County

Conservation initiative

$750,000

Pottawattamie County Housing Trust Fund

Affordable Housing 2021

$13,375

The 712 Initiative

General Operating Support

$250,000

Woodbine Community Foundation

Woodbine Regional Wellness Center

$250,000

2019

Economic Development

City of Council Bluffs

River’s Edge Parking Garage

$300,000

City of Council Bluffs

Furthering Interconnections, Revitalization, Streetscapes, Transportation, and Aesthetics for a Vibrant Economy

$500,000

City of Council Bluffs

Loessfest 2019; River’s Edge activation

$250,000

Council Bluffs Soccer Club

Iowa West Sports Plex

$768,810

Iowa West Foundation Initiative

Council Bluffs Riverfront Revitalization

$405,000

Iowa West Foundation Initiative

Riverfront Revitalization

$500,000

Omaha Community Foundation

Pottawattamie Gives! Incentives

$29,000

Omaha Development Foundation

Entrepreneurial Development for southwest Iowa

$100,000

Education

Council Bluffs Schools Foundation

STARS, an IWF initiative for low-income adult parents in pursuit of college degrees, licenses or certificates

$345,000

Council Bluffs Schools Foundation

Trade Works Academy

$200,000

FAMILY, Inc.

Raise Me to Read

$170,400

Green Hills AEA

Preschool funding

$1,100,000

Iowa Western Community College Foundation

Pottawattamie Promise

$700,000

Manning Betterment Foundation

Playground Safe Surfacing Update

$3,000

Healthy Families

American Red Cross – Central Iowa Chapter

Fremont County

$15,000

American Red Cross – Nebraska/Southwest Iowa Chapter

Harrison and Pottawattamie Counties

$5,000

Angels Among Us

Financial aid for families of children with cancer in Pottawattamie County

$18,900

Carson Volunteer Fire Department

Personal Protective Equipment

$10,000

Centro Latino

Operating funding

$75,000

Completely Kids

Phoenix House family services

$7,000

Food Bank for the Heartland

Fremont, Harrison, Mills and Pottawattamie Counties

$50,000

Hancock Volunteer Fire Department

Gear and Equipment

$10,000

Iowa Legal Aid

Southwest Iowa services

$25,000

Iowa Legal Aid

Community Stabilization Project

$15,000

Mills County Public Health

Shelters in Mills County

$15,000

Minden Volunteer Fire Department

Personal Protective Equipment

$9,700

New Visions Homeless Services

General Operating Funding

$100,000

Omaha Bridges Out of Poverty

Council Bluffs Poverty Alleviation Initiative

$100,000

Omaha Community Foundation

Fremont County Community Foundation

$25,000

Omaha Community Foundation

Harrison County Community Foundation

$25,000

Omaha Community Foundation

Mills County Community Foundation

$25,000

ONE Iowa

Needs assessment of LGBTQIA community in Western Iowa

$16,000

Pottawattamie County Community Foundation

Women’s Fund of southwest Iowa, and matching funds

$291,667

Salvation Army

Flood Relief in southwest Iowa

$15,000

SHARE Omaha

General Operating Funding for Pottawattamie County launch

$50,000

Treynor Volunteer Fire Department

Ambulance Cot

$10,000

Underwood Volunteer Fire Department

Thermal Imaging Camera

$8,650

United Way of the Midlands

Community Care Fund

$255,500

Multi-year Funding

*Iowa Western Community College Foundation

General Operating Funding for the Performing Arts Center

$30,000

American Midwest Ballet

General Operating Funding

$125,000

Boys and Girls Club of the Midlands

General Operating Funding for Council Bluffs Club

$85,000

Durham Museum

General Operating Funding

$25,000

FAMILY Inc.

General Operating Funding

$120,000

Heartland Family Service

General Operating Funding supporting Iowa Family Works, substance abuse services, and homeless services

$330,000

Immigrant Legal Center

General Operating Funding supporting immigration legal services in southwest Iowa

$65,000

Joslyn Art Museum

General Operating Funding supporting Joslyn’s Kent Bellows Mentoring Program

$25,000

Lauritzen Gardens

General Operating Funding

$12,500

Lauritzen Gardens

Railroad Days

$25,000

Lutheran Family Services

General Operating Funding to support child abuse prevention and sexual abuse treatment in Council Bluffs

$50,000

Micah House

General Operating Funding supporting homeless families

$90,000

Omaha Children’s Museum

General Operating Funding supporting field trips, outreach visits and low-cost memberships for families in southwest Iowa

$45,000

Omaha Symphony Association

General Operating Funding supporting Adventures in Music for southwest Iowa students

$25,000

Opera Omaha

General Operating Funding

$25,000

The Rose Theater

General Operating Funding for School Field Trip Program for southwest Iowa students

$25,000

Placemaking

City of Carter Lake

Rental Inspection Program

$14,500

City of Council Bluffs

West Broadway – Phase III

$1,769,124

City of Tabor

Tabor Public Library

$50,000

Durham Museum

Exterior Restoration Initiative

$50,000

Golden Hills Resource Conservation and Development

Loess Hills Missouri River Region Cabin Initiative

$350,000

Impact Hill

Operating funding for recreational, educational, social, cultural advancement at the historic Riverside HS building

$15,000

Iowa West Foundation Initiative

Iowa West Sports Plex

$2,000,000

Iowa West Foundation Initiative

Pickleball Courts at the Iowa West Field House

$600,000

Iowa West Foundation Initiative

Downtown Cultural Trail

$50,000

Metropolitan Area Planning Agency

Heartland 2050 Close the Gap 2019

$27,500

Neola Betterment Corporation

Senior Housing

$200,000

Pheasants Forever, Inc.

Strengthening Quality of Life and Rural Economies through Growing Outdoor Recreation Opportunities

$44,760

Pottawattamie Arts, Culture & Entertainment (PACE)

Harvester II Arts & Culture District

$2,000,000

Pottawattamie County Board of Supervisors

2019 CITIES Program

$93,765

Pottawattamie County Board of Supervisors

Art on the Frontier Trails (ArtFITS)

$20,000

The 712 Initiative

The Good Neighbor program, formerly Neighborhood Network

$25,000

The 712 Initiative

General Operating Funding/Placemaking Consortium

$500,000

YMCA of Greater Omaha

Capital funding for Charles E. Lakin YMCA in Council Bluffs

$200,000

2018

Economic Development

Greater Omaha Chamber Foundation

Prosper Omaha 2.0

$500,000

Iowa West Foundation Initiative

Riverfront Revitalization

$595,000

Omaha Community Foundation

Pottawattamie Gives! Incentives

$20,000

Omaha Sports Commission

2020 Olympic Swim Trials

$50,000

Pottawattamie County Board of Supervisors

County Economic Development

$250,000

Education

City of Atlantic

Library renovation

$30,000

Council Bluffs Community School District

BLink Phase V

$100,000

Council Bluffs Community School District

International Baccalaureate - Year 3 Implementation

$365,000

FAMILY, Inc.

Raise Me to Read

$100,000

Fontanelle Forest

Environmental education programming for Iowa

$4,521

Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa Inc.

Scholarships and activities for Pottawattamie County Girl Scouts

$1,212

Inclusive Communities

Youth programming support

$8,000

Iowa Western Community College

Pottawattamie Promise

$483,928

Iowa Western Community College

Foundation Pottawattamie Promise

$595,000

Omaha Conservatory of Music

String Sprouts in Council Bluffs Schools

$22,500

University of Nebraska Board of Regents

MOEC Mathematics at the High School Cohort

$50,000

Healthy Families

Avoca Volunteer Fire Department

EMS Equipment

$10,000

Carson Volunteer Fire Department

EMS equipment

$10,000

Centro Latino of Iowa

General operating funding

$75,000

Centro Latino of Iowa

Executive Director search

$15,000

Children’s Square U.S.A.

Fund development

$25,000

Community of Christ Caring Ministries

Beautification project

$39,299

Council Bluffs Goodfellows

Matching funds for emergency aid and grocery vouchers for holiday meals for needy families

$35,000

Credit Advisors Foundation

Outreach to southwest Iowa nonprofits

$5,910

Crescent Volunteer Fire Department

Bunker gear

$10,000

FAMILY, Inc.

Raise Me to Read

$35,000

Food Bank for the Heartland

School-based mobile pantries

$18,600

Greater Omaha Chamber Foundation

Council Bluffs Chamber – workforce development initiative

$75,000

Greater Omaha YMCA

Charles E. Lakin YMCA/The Center merger

$100,000

Heartland Family Service

Lewis Central Children’s Mental Health Program

$160,000

Heartland Family Service

Housing and Emergency Assistance Task Force (HEAT)

$170,000

Intercultural Senior Center

Outreach to Council Bluffs residents

$21,000

New Visions Homeless Services

General Operating Funding supporting services for the homeless

$100,000

Radio Talking Book Service

Outreach in Pottawattamie County

$3,200

Treynor Volunteer Fire Department

EMS equipment

$10,000

United Way of the Midlands

Annual Campaign and the regional food insecurity project

$275,000

Walnut Volunteer Fire Department

EMS equipment

$9,986

Multi-year Funding

Ballet Nebraska

General Operating Funding

$125,000

Boys and Girls Club of the Midlands

General Operating Funding for Council Bluffs Club

$85,000

Durham Museum

General Operating Funding

$25,000

FAMILY, Inc.

General Operating Funding supporting early childhood education and literacy

$120,000

Green Hills AEA

General Operating Funding for preschool

$1,100,000

Heartland Family Service

General Operating Funding supporting Iowa Family Works, substance abuse services, and homeless services

$330,000

Iowa Western Community College Foundation

General Operating Funding for the Performing Arts Center

$30,000

Joslyn Art Museum

General Operating Funding supporting Joslyn’s Kent Bellows Mentoring Program

$25,000

Justice For Our Neighbors

General Operating Funding supporting immigration legal services in southwest Iowa

$65,000

Lutheran Family Services

General Operating Funding supporting child abuse prevention and sexual abuse treatment programming in Council Bluffs

$50,000

MICAH House

General Operating Funding supporting homeless families

$70,000

Omaha Botanical Center, Inc. Lauritzen Gardens

General Operating Funding

$12,500

Omaha Botanical Center, Inc. Lauritzen Gardens

Railroad Days

$25,000

Omaha Children’s Museum

General Operating Funding supporting field trips, outreach visits and low-cost memberships for families in southwest Iowa

$45,000

Omaha Symphony Association

General Operating Funding supporting Adventures in Music for southwest Iowa students

$25,000

Omaha Theater Company – Rose Theater

General Operating Funding for School Field Trip Program for southwest Iowa students

$25,000

Opera Omaha

General Operating Funding

$25,000

The 712 Initiative

General Operating Funding

$500,000

Placemaking

Chanticleer, Inc.

2018-2019 Operating funds

$35,000

City of Council Bluffs

Planning and construction of a trail along the First Avenue corridor in Council Bluffs

$200,000

City of Council Bluffs

Loessfest 2018: River's Edge Park events

$250,000

City of Council Bluffs

All-America City signs

$25,000

City of Council Bluffs

Bayliss Park holiday lighting Phase II

$25,000

City of Council Bluffs

Signage at the Mid-America Center

$500,000

City of Council Bluffs

West Broadway Reconstruction Phase II

$2,000,000

City of Logan

Basketball and tennis court rehab in the city park. “Kellen’s Kourts”

$20,000

Council Bluffs

Housing Trust Fund Funds for affordable housing in Council Bluffs

$35,000

Four County Fair Association

Expo Building Renovations

$20,000

Friends of Lake Manawa

Dream Playground Re-Imagined

$160,000

Golden Hills Resource Conservation & Development

Loess Hills Missouri River Region Parks to People Coordination

$24,000

Habitat for Humanity of Council Bluffs

Neighborhood Network

$160,000

Heartland Bike Share

Electric bikes for Council Bluffs

$10,000

Metro Area Planning Agency (MAPA)

Heartland 2050 for Council Bluffs

$14,625

Neighborworks Home Solutions

Construction Trades Partnership to build one single-family home in conjunction with Iowa Western Community College’s Home Building Program

$62,500

Neighborworks Home Solutions

Funding for a targeted, multi-phase, mixed-income revitalization of the Walnut Grove development area

$200,000

Omaha Zoological Society

Carousel Plaza

$50,000

Pottawattamie Arts, Culture & Entertainment

Arts and Culture District

$1,400,000

Pottawattamie County Board of Supervisors

CITIES: City of Carson to complete its façade improvement plan; City of Hancock to improve its municipal wastewater system

$474,125

The 712 Initiative

Downtown Re-Vitalization Fund

$1,000,000

2017

Economic Development

City of Council Bluffs

River's Edge parking garage

$2,000,000

Downtown Riverfront

Trust Iowa/Nebraska Riverfront Study

$250,000

Education

AHSTW Community Schools

Career & Technical Education Equipment

$85,492

Council Bluffs Community Education Foundation

Classroom grants for teachers 2017-2018

$15,000

Council Bluffs Community Education Foundation

STARS Scholarship program for adults

$426,775

Council Bluffs Community School District

Middle Years International Baccalaureate Program, Year 2

$404,000

I-JAG

Dropout prevention program in Council Bluffs schools

$20,000

Inclusive Communities

Youth Programming support in Council Bluffs

$8,000

Joslyn Art Museum

Kent Bellows Mentoring Program

$20,500

Omaha Children’s Museum

Outreach, field trip programs and subsidized memberships for Pottawattamie County families

$45,000

Omaha Conservatory of Music

Violin Sprouts of Council Bluffs

$35,500

Omaha Symphony

Adventures in Music

$25,000

Omaha Theater Company

Rose Theater Field Trips for CBCSD First Graders

$7,113

R.E.S.P.E.C.T.

Building healthy relationships through theatre in Council Bluffs

$9,150

Tri-Center Community School District

Preschool/Before & After School Programming

$50,000

Healthy Families

Angels Among Us, Inc.

Family assistance program - Pottawattamie County

$21,600

Boys and Girls Club of the Midlands

Multi-Year Funding General Operating Support for Council Bluffs club

$85,000

Centro Latino of Iowa

Operational Support 2017-18

$75,000

City of Crescent

Bunker gear

$10,000

FAMILY, Inc.

Multi-Year Funding General Operating Support/Birth-Three Parent Education Programming in Pottawattamie County

$120,000

FAMILY, Inc.

Capacity Building/Executive Director Search

$16,000

Green Hills AEA

Multi-Year Funding Pottawattamie County Preschool

$1,100,000

Heartland Family Service

Multi-Year Funding -Iowa Family Works -Homeless LINK -Substance Abuse Prevention

$330,000

Heartland Family Service

Housing and Emergency Task Force (HEAT)

$170,000

Iowa Legal Aid

Community stabilization project

$40,809

Justice For Our Neighbors

Multi-Year Funding for Legal Assistance for low-income immigrants in southwest Iowa

$65,000

Lutheran Family Services

Multi-Year Funding -Pottawattamie County Center for Healthy Families -RSafe Program

$50,000

Make-A-Wish Foundation of Iowa

Wish Granting/Adopt-a-Wish

$20,000

MICAH House

Multi-Year Funding for Homeless Services for Families/General Operating Support

$70,000

MICAH House

Shelter Reimagined campaign

$425,000

Omaha Community Foundation

Nonprofit Capacity Building Program

$20,000

Radio Talking Book Service

Radio Talking Book Network

$3,500

United Way of the Midlands

Annual Campaign and Convening Efforts in Food Security

$275,000

Walnut Volunteer Fire Department

Compressed air foam system, pagers, parkas and blowers

$7,567

Placemaking

Ballet Nebraska

Season 8: Momentum, The Nutcracker, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream

$125,000

Blue Barn Theater

2017-2018 programming

$5,000

Chanticleer, Inc.

Programming support for 2017-2018 season

$32,000

Chanticleer, Inc.

2016-2017 season programming

$22,000

City of Carroll

Kellan's Kingdom: Carroll's first all-inclusive playground

$10,000

City of Council Bluffs

Loessfest 2017

$175,000

City of Council Bluffs

Sternhill Park – Art in the Park

$54,500

City of Council Bluffs

West Broadway Reconstruction Project - Phase 1

$1,700,000

City of Council Bluffs

Bayliss Park holiday lights

$24,370

City of Denison

Audio-Visual equipment

$4,000

City of Shelby

Dewer System Improvement

$150,000

Council Bluffs Community School District

BLink Wifi - Phase Four

$100,000

Habitat for Humanity of Council Bluffs

Neighborhood Network

$70,000

Iowa Western Community College

Fitness & Wellness Center

$500,000

Iowa Western Community College Foundation

Access to performing arts programs

$30,000

Metro Area Planning Agency (MAPA)

Heartland 2050 Implementation/Close the Gap

$65,000

Omaha Botanical Center, Inc.

Railroad Days 2017

$25,000

Omaha Botanical Center, Inc.

The Recycled Art of Sayaka Ganz, Kim Merz and Aurora Robson

$12,500

Omaha Community Foundation

Pottawattamie Gives! Incentives

$21,500

Omaha Creative Institute

Professional Development Series

$3,000

Omaha Performing Arts Society

Orpheum Theater’s 90th Anniversary Capital Improvements

$100,000

Omaha Zoological Society

Asian Highlands

$250,000

Opera Omaha

"Falstaff," "Medea," and "Proving Up" productions

$25,000

Pheasants Forever, Inc.

Precision Agriculture Technology Integration

$73,671

Pottawattamie Arts, Culture & Entertainment

Arts & Culture Center

$1,266,436

Pottawattamie Arts, Culture & Entertainment

Hoff Family Arts and Culture Center

$600,000

Pottawattamie Arts, Culture & Entertainment (PACE)

Arts and Culture Center

$408,195

Pottawattamie County Board of Supervisors

CITIES Program

$921,525

Pottawattamie County Board of Supervisors

Rural Recycling Center

$222,500

Red Oak Grant Theater, Inc.

Phase II - Theater Addition

$90,000

Shelby County Historical Society

Military Exhibit Hall

$8,250

The 712 Initiative

General Operating Support

$500,000

The Durham Museum

Top Secret: License to Spy Exhibition

$25,000

The Nature Conservancy

Acquisition of 506-acre Loess Hills Natural Area near Council Bluffs

$400,000

2016

Economic Development

Greater Omaha Chamber Foundation

*The Kitchen Council - a food incubator entrepreneurship program

$100,000

Iowa West Foundation Initiative

FieldhouseUSA at the Mid-America Center

$3,500,000

Education

African Culture Connection

After School and Summer Camp Program

$19,000

City of Council Bluffs

Public Library - Council Bluffs newspaper archive (1857-2002)

$120,000

Council Bluffs Community Education Foundation

Classroom Grants 2016-2017

$15,000

Council Bluffs Community Education Foundation

Capacity Building

$10,000

Council Bluffs Community Education Foundation

STARS program

$342,614

Council Bluffs Community School District

International Baccalaureate Program for Kirn and Wilson Middle Schools

$186,000

Council Bluffs Community School District

Summer School for 2017 and 2018

$1,278,900

Family Inc.

Raise Me to Read

$35,000

FAMILY, Inc.

Birth-Three Parent Education Programming in Pottawattamie County

$120,000

Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa Inc.

Girl Scout STEM program

$3,000

Green Hills AEA

Pottawattamie County Preschool

$1,100,000

Iowa JAG, Inc.

Middle/High School Dropout Prevention Program

$35,000

Iowa Newspaper Foundation

Southwest Iowa Newspapers in Education Program

$18,500

Iowa Public Broadcast Network Foundation

Repainting & Lighting replacement for KHIN tower in Red Oak

$53,330

Joslyn Art Museum

Kent Bellows Mentoring Program for southwest Iowa Students

$16,700

KANEKO

Creative Catalyst – After school arts program in Council Bluffs

$2,362

Omaha Area Youth Orchestras, Inc.

Impact Iowa – support for Prelude Strings and Honors Orchestra for CBCSD

$28,927

Omaha Children’s Museum

Omaha Children's Museum Partner School Program

$40,000

Omaha Symphony Association

2015/2016 Adventures in Music Program for southwest Iowa

$15,000

Omaha Symphony Association

2016-2017 Adventures in Music – southwest Iowa

$26,000

Omaha Theater Company

School Field Trips for Council Bluffs First-Graders

$7,113

Omaha Zoological Society

Education and Exploration Center

$500,000

Omaha’s Children’s Museum

Field Trips and Memberships for Pottawattamie County Students and Families

$40,000

Promise Partners

Youth Philanthropy, Grantmaking & Community Networking

$20,000

University of Iowa

Iowa Literacy Center

$50,000

Healthy Families

Boys and Girls Club of the Midlands

General Operation Funding for Council Bluffs Club

$85,000

Catholic Charities Diocese of Des Moines

Phoenix House Remodel

$60,000

Connections Area Agency on Aging

“Meals on Wheels”

$70,000

Council Bluffs Goodfellows

Goodfellows 2016

$35,000

Heartland Family Service

Iowa Family Works

$155,000

Heartland Family Service

Homeless LINK

$100,000

Heartland Family Service

Substance Abuse Prevention

$75,000

Heartland Family Service

Housing and Emergency Assistance Task Force (HEAT)

$170,000

Iowa Legal Aid

Youth Link Project

$28,791

Justice For Our Neighbors

Legal Assistance for low-income Immigrants in southwest Iowa

$65,000

Lutheran Family Services

Pottawattamie County Center for Healthy Families

$35,000

Lutheran Family Services

RSafe Program

$15,000

Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska, Inc.

RSafe program

$15,000

MICAH House

General Operation Funding

$70,000

Muscular Dystrophy Association

Summer Camp 2016

$5,000

New Visions Christian Worship Center

Capacity building

$69,000

Pottawattamie County Mental Health and Substance Abuse Network

General Operating Support

$15,000

Santa Monica, Inc.

Treatment/Halfway House for Iowa Women

$24,000

Special Olympics

Southwest Iowa area events

$1,200

United Way of the Midlands

Programs in Pottawattamie County

$300,000

Youth Emergency Services

Street Outreach Services in Council Bluffs

$25,000

Placemaking

Audubon Community Cinema

The Rose Movie Theater Renovation

$6,000

Ballet Nebraska

Season Seven: Swan Lake, The Nutcracker & Momentum 7

$100,000

Centro Latino

General Operating Support

$75,000

City of Avoca

Police Department - 2016 communications equipment

$2,500

City of Avoca

Public Library - Main entry renovation for ADA compliance

$4,950

City of Council Bluffs

Loessfest 2016

$175,000

City of Council Bluffs

River's Edge Park Phase II - Landing Park

$1,515,000

City of Council Bluffs

CBFD Bell Tower Project

$85,000

City of Council Bluffs

UN image campaign

$100,000

City of Tabor

Main Street Lights and Brick Paving Improvements

$10,000

Council Bluffs Community School District

BLink Wi-Fi Phase III

$150,000

Friends of the Union Pacific Museum

“Working on the Railroad” Exhibit

$100,000

Golden Hills Resource Conservation & Development

Southwest Iowa Rural Art and Culture Development

$32,500

Habitat for Humanity of Council Bluffs

Neighborhood Network, Year 3

$106,920

Iowa West Foundation Initiative

Community Development Consortium

$500,000

Iowa Western Community College Foundation

2016-2017 season programming

$30,000

Joslyn Art Museum

Interpretive technology for the reinstallations of permanent European galleries

$20,000

Metro Area Planning Agency (MAPA)

Heartland 2050 Implementation

$65,000

Mimran Event Management, Inc.

USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships

$20,000

Nishna Valley Family YMCA

Wellness equipment

$32,500

Omaha Botanical Center, Inc.

Railroad Days 2016

$25,000

Omaha Community Foundation

Pottawattamie Gives! Challenge Funds

$21,500

Omaha Community Foundation

The Landscape Project

$18,000

Omaha Development Foundation

Missouri River Commons

$35,000

Opera Omaha

Productions: “La boheme,” Cosi fan tutte” and “Flight”

$30,000

Pottawattamie Arts, Culture & Entertainment

Arts and Culture District

$2,325,369

Pottawattamie County Board of Supervisors

CITIES program

$836,850

Pottawattamie County Development Corporation

100 Block Redevelopment Project

$1,000,000

Pottawattamie County Development Corporation

Placemaking Consortium

$2,000,000

The Blue Barn Theatre

2016-2017 season programming

$10,000

2015

Economic Development

Iowa West Foundation Initiative

FieldhouseUSA at the Mid-America Center

$2,000,000

Education

Audubon County Early Childhood Organization (IA)

Programmatic support for the Children's Nest Daycare Center

$40,000

Community Education Foundation

STARS Scholarship Program

$369,526

Council Bluffs Community School District

Support for the Pottawattamie Promise program delivery

$398,372

Eckels Memorial Library

2015 collection development in library located in Oakland (IA)

$2,000

FAMILY, Inc.

General Operating Support

$146,500

Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa, Inc.

Programmatic support for an online volunteer and parent engagement system

$7,500

Green Hills AEA

Support for preschool program in Pottawattamie County school districts

$1,100,000

Hearts and Hugs Day Care, Inc.

(Corning) Facility renovation

$10,000

Iowa West Foundation Initiative

Raise Me to Read

$225,000

Iowa Western Community College Foundation

Pottawattamie Promise

$2

Joslyn Art Museum

Support for the Kent Bellows Mentoring Program for students in Council Bluffs

$15,600

Omaha Conservatory of Music

2015-2016 Omaha Conservatory of Music's Sprouts Program at participating CBCSD schools

$30,000

Omaha Theater Company

Rose Theater Field Trips for Council Bluffs students

$9,452

Riverside Community School District

Support for Pottawattamie Promise program delivery

$76,344

The Durham Museum

Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition project

$20,000

West Pottawattamie County Agricultural Extension District

Support for the West Pottawattamie County 4-H youth programming administration

$57,700

Healthy Families

Angels Among Us, Inc.

Financial Aid for Families of Children with Cancer

$20,000

Council Bluffs Goodfellows

Program to assist Pottawattamie County families in need during the holiday season

$45,000

Fourth Judicial District

Department of Correctional Service - drug court

$113,000

Heartland Family Service

Lewis Central Children's Mental Health Program

$300,000

Heartland Family Service

Housing Emergency Assistance Task Force

$170,000

Heartland Family Service

Iowa Family Works

$77,500

Heartland Family Service

Substance Abuse Services

$37,500

Heartland Family Service

Support to Families Displaced due to Rental Inspection Program

$30,000

HELP Adult Services

Purchase of new delivery vehicle

$5,000

Iowa Dental Foundation

Mission of Mercy dental project to be held in Council Bluffs

$25,000

Justice For Our Neighbors

Legal assistance for low-income immigrants in southwest Iowa

$32,500

Merrymakers Association

Southwest Iowa senior music project

$4,000

MICAH House Corporation

General Operating Funds

$35,000

Planned Parenthood of the Heartland, Inc.

Prevention education in Pottawattamie County on Sexually Transmitted Infections and teen pregnancy

$39,500

Vocational Development Center

Residential Home Renovation

$25,000

Placemaking

Audubon Recreation Foundation

Recreation Center in Audubon

$50,000

Ballet Nebraska

Program support for Season Six: "Cleopatra," "The Nutcracker," and "Momentum 6"

$124,000

Blue Barn Theatre

Expanded programming for 2015-2016 season

$9,200

Bluffs Arts Council

Arts programming in 2015-2016

$11,000

Carstens 1880s Farmstead, Inc.

(Shelby) Restoration

$15,750

Chanticleer, Inc.

Program support for the 2015-2016 season

$30,000

City of Clarinda

Downtown Facade Revitalization

$55,975

City of Council Bluffs

Communications Officer

$152,000

City of Council Bluffs

Rental Housing Inspection

$64,202

City of Griswold

Improvements to the Griswold Community Building

$10,000

Council Bluffs Community School District

Stadium campaign

$1,000,000

Council Bluffs Community School District

Wi-Fi Initiative Phase 2

$153,000

Council Bluffs Housing Trust Fund

Affordable Housing 2015-2016

$45,058

Downtown Omaha Inc.

Foundation 2015 Holiday Lights Festival

$15,000

El Centro Latino

Operational support in 2015-16

$75,000

Food Bank for the Heartland

Back Pack for Kids Program providing weekend meals for 1,500 at-risk children in Council Bluffs

$25,000

Habitat for Humanity

General Operating Funds

$100,000

Harlan Friends of Downtown

LED lighting and updated sound system in historic downtown Harlan

$7,500

Heritage Services

Riverfront Study

$95,500

Historic General Dodge House

Funding to support capital improvement and collection management project

$24,500

Iowa West Foundation Initiative

River's Edge Park Phase II - Landing Park

$1,150,000

Iowa West Foundation Initiative

PACE

$2,000,000

Iowa Western Community College Foundation

Programming at the Arts Center in Council Bluffs

$22,000

Montgomery County Family YMCA (Red Oak)

Indoor Tennis Lighting/Court Enhancement

$20,000

Neola Area Community Center

Strong(er) Community

$10,000

Omaha Community Foundation

Incentive funds for Pottawattamie County nonprofits that raised funds through Omaha Gives!

$21,500

Opera Omaha

"La Fanciulla del West" and "Semele" productions

$30,000

Pottawattamie County Supervisors

Veterans Administration Building

$275,000

Southwest Iowa Nature Trails

Interactive information kiosks at three cities on the Wabash Trace

$20,000

Stanton Historical Society

Repair and repainting of the Swedish coffeepot water tower

$5,000

2014

Economic Development

City of Council Bluffs

Riverfront

$850,000

City of Council Bluffs

MAC Entertainment District

$100,000

City of Council Bluffs

Loessfest 2015

$175,000

Grameen America Inc.

Omaha/Council Bluffs Expansion

$350,000

Education

African Culture Connection

2015 CEF/ACC Arts Education Project

$20,000

Applied Information Management Institute

College Access Program (2017-2018)

$333,000

Applied Information Management Institute

College Access Program Scholarships (Class of 2018)

$28,000

Ballet Nebraska

Season 5 Nutcracker & Momentum

$85,000

Ballet Nebraska

Giselle 2014

$25,000

City of Villisca

Library Roof Restoration

$10,875

College of Saint Mary

Latina Summer Academy 2015

$4,500

Community Education Foundation, Inc.

Classroom Grants for the 2014-15 School Year

$33,500

Council Bluffs Community School District

School Administrative Managers, Summer School & Int'l Baccalaureate program

$2,893,285

Council Bluffs Community School District

Council Bluffs Stadium and Athletic Fields

$2,500,000

Friends of the Griswold Public Library

Technology Upgrade

$1,500

Green Hills AEA

Pott. Co. Preschool Collaboration 14-15

$1,100,000

Green Hills AEA

Pott. Co. Preschool Collaboration 14-15

$1,100,000

Heartland Family Service

Lewis Central Community Schools - Mental Health Initiative

$150,943

Iowa JAG, Inc.

iJAG: Supporting Student Success in Council Bluffs

$40,000

Iowa Newspaper Foundation

Southwest Iowa Newspapers in Education Program

$18,500

Iowa West Foundation

Iowa West Opportunity Scholarship Program - class of 2015

$400,000

Manning Betterment Foundation

MCCC Expansion

$12,500

Omaha Area Youth Orchestras, Inc.

Orchestral Music Education and Enrichment Program in Council Bluffs and Southwest Iowa

$18,000

Omaha Children’s Museum

Omaha Children's Museum Partner School Program

$40,000

Omaha Symphony Association

2014/15 Adventures in Music for Southwest Iowa

$30,300

R.E.S.P.E.C.T.2

Building Healthy Relationship Skills with Theatre

$4,445

SuccessLink

Database program with local school districts

$24,894

Union Pacific Museum Association

Education Coordinator

$22,500

Healthy Families

American National Red Cross, Shared Services Center

General Operating Support

$27,500

Angels Among Us, Inc

Family Assistance Financial Aid Program

$25,000

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands

Community-based Mentoring for Children Facing Adversity

$40,000

Boy Scouts of America 326 Mid-America Council

Storm Shelters at Camp Cedars

$200,000

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands

Operating Support for BGCM Council Bluffs, The H.H. "Red" & Ruth H. Nelson Unit - Lakin Campus

$85,000

Centro Latino of Iowa

Latino Initiative Design

$35,000

Centro Latino of Iowa

General Operating Funding

$25,000

Christian Home Association – Children’s Square U.S.A.

Pediatric Integrated Health Start Up

$25,000

Christian Home Association – Children’s Square U.S.A.

Lemen Visitor Center Furniture and Equipment Upgrades

$22,172

Christian Home Association – Children’s Square U.S.A.

Better Spaces -New Residential Cottages & Academic Center Upgrade

$2,700,000

Council Bluffs Goodfellows

Goodfellows 2014

$45,000

Council Bluffs Senior Center, Inc.

Financial Assistance for Low Income Seniors

$25,000

Council Bluffs Senior Center, Inc.

Locker Room Renovation, Equipment and Refurbishing

$150,000

Credit Advisors Foundation

Council Bluffs Counseling and Outreach

$10,000

Crescent Volunteer Fire Department

SCBA Replacement Project

$10,000

Crossroads of Western Iowa, Inc.

Strengthening the Possibilities through Volunteerism

$2,000

Grief’s Journey

Continued and New School and Agency-Centric Outreach/Collaboration

$5,950

Heartland Family Service

Iowa Family Works 14

$175,000

Heartland Family Service

Children's Center

$100,000

Heartland Family Service

HEAT 2015 (Housing and Emergency Assistance Task Force)

$170,000

Hospice of Southwest Iowa

Medical Records Documentation Upgrade

$2,500

Justice For Our Neighbors-Nebraska

More Justice Project - Year 3

$60,681

Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska, Inc

Pottawattamie County Center for Healthy Families®

$35,000

Make-A-Wish Foundation of Iowa, Inc.

Wish Granting

$20,000

MICAH House Corporation

MICAH Operations 2014

$70,000

MILLS COUNTY CHILD ABUSE COUNCIL INCORPORATED

Circles4Support

$7,500

Mills County Public Health

Family Matters

$7,500

Minden Volunteer Fire & Rescue

1st Quarter 2014

$4,994

Minden Volunteer Fire & Rescue

2nd Quarter 2014

$828

New Visions Homeless Services

New Visions / MOHM's Place

$15,000

New Visions Homeless Services

New Visions Homeless Services/MOHM's Place

$56,400

Omaha Community Foundation

Nonprofit Capacity Building Program

$20,000

Planned Parenthood of the Heartland, Inc.

Expansion of Teen Pregnancy and STI Prevention Education

$50,000

Pottawattamie County Mental Health and Substance Abuse Network

General Operating Support

$30,000

Santa Monica, Inc.

Serving Iowa Women

$10,460

Senior Futures, Inc.

Pottawattamie County Chore Services

$8,280

Special Olympics Iowa Inc.

Southwest Iowa Area Events

$5,000

Treynor Volunteer Fire Department

Purchase Extrication Tools & Equipment

$10,000

United Way of the Midlands

2014 United Way of Midlands Campaign

$360,000

Village of Pilger

Disaster Relief

$25,000

2013

Economic Development

City of Council Bluffs

Loessfest 2014

$250,000

Downtown Omaha Inc. Foundation

Holiday Lights Festival

$15,000

French Icarian Colony Foundation

Phase IX, Development of the French Icarian Village

$20,000

Greater Omaha Chamber Foundation

Prosper Omaha - Leveraging Opportunities for the Region

$2,200,000

Iowa Western Community College Foundation

Iowa Western Community College Foundation 2013-2014 Season Programming Economic Development 2013 $35,000.00

$35,000

New Community Development Corporation

Construction Workforce Training

$140,000

Omaha Botanical Center, Inc.

Railroad Days

$25,000

Pottawattamie County Development Corporation

Recapitalize Downtown Revitalization Fund

$500,000

Pottawattamie County Development Corporation

Recapitalize Downtown Revitalization Fund

$800,000

YMCA of Greater Omaha

Charles E. Lakin YMCA

$3,500,000

Education

African Culture Connection

2014 Continuation and Expansion of School Residency Programs in Council Bluffs

$21,575

Applied Information Management Institute

College Access Program 2014

$344,415

Ballet Nebraska

Momentum 4: featuring Party Animals

$20,000

Ballet Nebraska

Snow White 2013

$10,000

Bluffs Arts Council

Work of Art: Business Skills for Artists

$4,500

Bluffs Arts Council

Concert Series 2013: Music in the Parks; Holiday Concert

$10,000

Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska

Iowa Arts Education 2014

$8,000

Buena Vista University

Expanded Student Opportunities through Telepresence

$18,000

Carstens 1880 Farmstead, Inc.

Carstens Restorations #2

$15,000

Center for the Advancement of Self-Sufficiency Incorporated

Enriching Lives through Assistive Technology Project

$15,000

Children’s Imagination Station Daycare and Preschool

Moving Bodies, Building Minds

$3,625

City of Corning

New Computers for Staff & Patrons

$1,700

College of Saint Mary

Latina Summer Academy 2013

$5,000

Community Education Foundation, Inc.

Classroom Grant 2013-14

$33,500

Council Bluffs Community School District

Secondary Schools' Instructional Coaching

$740,461

Council Bluffs Community School District

Transitional Facility

$407,500

Eckels Memorial Library

Collection Development

$2,500

El Museo Latino

2013-VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS FOR AT-RISK CHILDREN

$10,000

FAMILY, Inc.

General Operating Support

$115,000

Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa Inc

Girl Scout Leadership Experience

$15,000

Green Hills AEA

Regional CTE Institute Planning

$50,000

Green Hills AEA

Summer 2014 Leadership Academies

$27,000

Green Hills AEA

Pott County PreSchool Collaboration

$1,100,000

Humanities Iowa

Speakers Bureau Programs for Rural Southwest Iowa

$4,500

Inclusive Communities

Youth Programming

$10,000

Iowa JAG, Inc.

Council Bluffs iJAG: Program Support for Success

$40,000

Iowa Newspaper Foundation

Southwest Iowa Newspaper In Education Program

$18,500

Iowa West Foundation

Iowa West Opportunity Scholarship Program - class of 2014

$495,000

Iowa Western Community College

Information Technology Work-ready Internships

$101,187

IPBN Foundation

Broadcast Facilities Operation

$225,000

Joslyn Art Museum

Museum to the Classroom

$20,000

Omaha Area Youth Orchestras, Inc.

Music Education Programs in Council Bluffs and Surrounding Areas

$18,000

Omaha Children’s Museum

Omaha Children's Museum Grocery Store

$15,000

Omaha Children’s Museum

Omaha Children's Museum Partner School Program

$45,000

Omaha Community Playhouse

Nebraska Theatre Caravan Community Outreach

$50,000

Omaha Symphony Association

2013/14 Adventures in Music for Southwest Iowa

$57,870

Omaha Zoological Society

Garden of the Senses Pre-K Classroom

$100,000

Opera Omaha

Cinderella

$30,000

R.E.S.P.E.C.T.2

Building Healthy Relationship Skills with Theatre

$8,500

Healthy Families

All Care Health Center

Expanding Resource Access for Uninsured/Underinsured

$70,000

ALS in the Heartland, Inc.

New and expanded ALS Patient Services and Supports specific to western Iowa counties.

$7,670

American National Red Cross, Shared Services Center

General Operating Support

$40,000

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands

Community-Based Mentoring for Children Facing Adversity

$40,000

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands

General Operating Support

$140,000

Carson Volunteer Fire Department

Fire / EMS Equipment

$2,500

Carson Volunteer Fire Department

Fire / EMS Equipment

$2,435

Carson Volunteer Fire Department

Fire / EMS Equipment

$2,011

Carson Volunteer Fire Department

Fire / EMS Equipment

$2,331

Cass County

Snowshoeing Equipment

$1,250

Christian Home Association – Children’s Square U.S.A.

Children's Square Therapy Services

$35,000

Christian Home Association – Children’s Square U.S.A.

Children's Center Window Replacement

$32,000

City of Carter Lake

Carter Lake Community Resource Center

$149,875

City of Carter Lake / Volunteer Fire Department

Equipment

$2,500

City of Carter Lake / Volunteer Fire Department

Equipment

$2,500

Community of Christ Caring Ministries

Square One House Purchase

$40,000

Community Opportunities, Inc

Love and Logic Kickoff

$6,000

Council Bluffs Community School District

Hunger Free Heartland

$60,000

Council Bluffs Goodfellows

Council Bluffs Goodfellows 2013

$45,000

Creighton University

Financial Success Program

$70,126

Food Bank for the Heartland

(Back Pack for Kids) Weekend Food for Kids

$15,000

Girls Incorporated of Omaha

"Strong, Smart and Bold" in the 21st Century

$50,000

Grief’s Journey

Schools-Centric Outreach/Collaboration

$4,496

Heartland Family Service

Iowa Family Works Operations

$275,000

Heartland Family Service

Pottawattamie County Homeless Link

$300,000

Heartland Family Service

Iowa Substance Abuse Services

$143,000

Heartland Family Service

HEAT 2014 (Housing and Emergency Assistance Task Force)

$170,000

HELP Adult Services

Health and medical Equipment Loan Program

$2,000

HOPE-Net Ministries, Inc.

HOPE AFTER CARE (Women's After Care & Winner's Circle)

$6,500

Hospice with Heart

Meeting Patient Needs

$17,000

Iowa Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health

Mental Heath First Aid

$8,000

Iowa Legal Aid

Youth Link Project

$76,134

Jennie Edmundson Memorial Hospital

Caring for Our Communities

$152,900

Joslyn Art Museum

Young Artist Mentoring Program

$3,000

Justice For Our Neighbors-Nebraska

More Justice Project - Year 2

$25,000

Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska, Inc

RSafe® Treatment Program for Victims and Families Affected by Child Sexual Abuse

$11,525

Merrymakers Association

SW Iowa Adopt a home

$6,000

MICAH House Corporation

MICAH House Operations

$75,000

MIDLANDS COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

Korean War Veterans Flight

$30,000

Mills County Public Health

Family Matters Recovery Project

$15,000

New Visions Homeless Services

New Visions Homeless Services / MOHM's Place

$50,000

Outlook Nebraska, Inc.

Building Renovation Campaign

$50,000

Planned Parenthood of the Heartland, Inc.

Teen pregancy and STI Prevention Education

$50,000

Pottawattamie County

Overcome PTSD and develop resilience through stress-reducing meditation for 50 Western Iowa veterans and their families.

$29,000

Pottawattamie County Firefighters Association

Equipment Fund

$175,000

Pottawattamie County Mental Health and Substance Abuse Network

General Operating Support Funds

$50,000

Promise Partners – Pottawattamie County Alliance for Youth

Community Networking Initiative

$120,000

Santa Monica, Inc.

Services for Iowa Women

$21,504

Southwest Iowa Families, Inc.

Handicap Door Entrance Renovation

$2,000

Southwest Iowa Families, Inc.

The Nest

$10,000

Southwest Iowa Mediation Center

Southwest Iowa Mediation Center

$50,000

Special Olympics Iowa Inc.

Southwest Iowa Events

$7,500

The American Legion Charities

Elevator Installation for Handicap

$30,000

Together, Inc. of Metropolitan Omaha

First Stop for Food Program

$5,000

United Way of the Midlands

2013 United Way of the Midlands Community Assessment

$25,000

United Way of the Midlands

2013 United Way of the Midlands Community Impact

$360,000

University of Nebraska Foundation/University of Nebraska Medical Center

University of Nebraska Medical Center-The Nebraska Medical Center Comprehensive Cancer Center

$1,000,000

Visiting Nurse Association

Shelter Nursing

$50,000

Visiting Nurse Association

Nurse-Family Partnership

$29,000

Vocational Development Center, Inc

Expanding Day Habilitation Care for Persons with Disabilities at VODEC

$65,000

Wings of Hope Cancer Support Center

Healing and Hope for the Journey

$47,600

Youth Emergency Services, Inc.

Street Outreach Program

$15,000

2012

Economic Development

Adams County Conservation Board

Timber Ridge Campground Improvements

$20,000

Bluffs Arts Council

Operating Support Grant 2013

$25,000

City of Council Bluffs

Council Bluffs 2020 Initiative

$200,000

City of Council Bluffs

River's Edge Grand Opening Festivities

$250,000

City of Harlan

Shelby County Opportunity Promotion Enterprise

$25,000

Council Bluffs

West Broadway Fund

$1,250,000

Grameen America, Inc.

2012-2014 Expansion Project

$150,000

Heartland Workers Center

Building a Community that Works for All - Phase II: HWC Training Institute

$17,000

Heartland Workforce Solutions, Inc.

Regional Workforce Planning for Council Bluffs and Eastern NE

$8,000

Iowa Food Systems Council, Inc.

Economic Development for Poultry and Fruit and Vegetable Growers in Western Iowa

$5,000

Iowa Western Community College Foundation

Workforce Allignment Collaborative

$120,000

Iowa Western Community College Foundation

2012-2013 Arts Center Programming

$40,000

Macedonia Historical Preservation Society

Pioneer Trail Museum Expansion Phase I

$51,025

Omaha Botanical Center

Railroad Days

$25,000

Omaha Performing Arts Society

Web Enhancement Initiative

$25,000

Pottawattamie County

2012 CITIES Program Re-Capitalization

$875,000

Pottawattamie County

CITIES Program Evaluation

$20,000

Pottawattamie County

2012 CITIES Program Re-Capitalization

$1,274,059

Pottawattamie County Development Corporation

Start up and Program Development MSCB, Inc.

$300,000

Union Pacific Museum

Outreach Program

$72,500

Education

100 Black Men of Omaha, Inc.

100 Academy of Omaha

$5,000

African American Heritage Foundation

Continuing Access to African American Heritage and Culture

$6,000

African Culture Connection

ACC Annual Residency Projects

$15,000

Ballet Nebraska

Alice in Wonderland

$20,000

Ballet Nebraska

Staff Capacity Building

$5,000

Ballet Nebraska

Nutcracker 2012

$15,000

Bluffs Arts Council

Louis Grell Art Exhibit

$1,000

Bluffs Arts Council

Concert Series 2012; Movies in the Park 2012

$8,000

Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska

Iowa Arts Education 2013

$12,500

Chanticleer, Inc.

Sustain 2012

$74,000

City of Council Bluffs

Council Bluffs: Proud Past - Bright Future

$40,000

City of Council Bluffs

Technology Upgrade

$44,500

City of Council Bluffs

Library RFID Project

$150,000

College of Saint Mary

Latina Summer Academy (LSA)

$7,500

Community Education Foundation, Inc.

Continuing STARS Scholarship Program

$604,800

Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa Inc

Scouting for Underserved Girls

$10,000

Glenwood Public Library Foundation

Living Literacy Lab

$35,000

Green Hills AEA

Summer 2013 Leadership Academies

$70,000

Green Hills AEA

Pottawattamie County Preschool Project

$1,100,000

Inclusive Communities

2012 IncluCity I

$10,000

Iowa Newspaper Foundation

Western Iowa Newspapers In Education Program

$18,500

Iowa West Foundation

Iowa West Opportunity Scholarship Program

$1,700,000

Joslyn Art Museum

Museum to the Classroom

$20,000

Lied Public Library

Teen Technology @ the Library

$1,150

Omaha Area Youth Orchestras, Inc.

Music Education and Enrichment Programs in Council Bluffs

$18,500

Omaha Children’s Museum

Omaha Children's Museum Partner School Program

$40,000

Omaha Symphony Association

Adventures in Music for Southwest Iowa

$51,025

Opera Omaha

The Magic Flute

$25,000

Our House Child Development Center

Computers

$3,000

The Durham Museum

Scholars in Residence education series

$10,000

Healthy Families

All Care Health Center

Provider Recruitment Assistance

$72,184

All Care Health Center

General Operating Support

$200,000

Alzheimer’s Association Midlands Chapter

Caregiver Education and Support Services for Persons with Dementia in Southwest Iowa

$10,000

American Cancer Society

Nebraska Hope Lodge

$150,000

American National Red Cross, Shared Services Center

General Operating Support

$50,000

Angels Among Us, Inc

Family Assistance Financial Aid Program

$30,000

Bedford Foundation

Oral Health Access to Care for underserved Population

$25,000

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands

Community-Based Mentoring for Children Facing Adversity

$40,000

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands

General Operating Support

$175,000

Carson Volunteer Fire Department

Safety Equipment

$2,476

Carson Volunteer Fire Department

Fire / EMS Equipment

$2,500

Carson Volunteer Fire Department

Fire / EMS Equipment

$2,335

Carson Volunteer Fire Department

Fire / EMS Equipment

$2,500

Center for the Advancement of Self-Sufficiency Incorporated

Technology for Training Project

$25,000

Christian Home Association – Children’s Square U.S.A.

Community/Residential Vehicle

$15,000

Christian Home Association – Children’s Square U.S.A.

Program House Purchase and Renovation

$70,000

Christian Home Association – Children’s Square U.S.A.

Lied Children's Complex Carpeting and Flooring

$35,000

City of Carter Lake / Volunteer Fire Department

Equipment

$2,410

City of Carter Lake / Volunteer Fire Department

Equipment

$2,485

City of Carter Lake / Volunteer Fire Department

Equipment

$2,485

City of Council Bluffs

Missouri River Flood Assistance

$300,000

City of Council Bluffs

Marketing Plan for City of Council Bluffs Public Transit System

$53,000

City of Griswold

Fire hose equipment purchase

$2,000

Collective for Youth

Collective for Youth Professional Development Expansion Project

$5,000

Council Bluffs Goodfellows

Council Bluffs Goodfellows 2012

$45,000

Council Bluffs Senior Center, Inc.

Low Resource Senior Financial Assistance

$50,000

Country Care Center Corporation

Heating and Air Revitalization

$50,000

Creighton University

Financial Success Program

$30,000

Eastern Nebraska Wheelchair Athletic Association

Purchase of Sport Wheelchairs and equipment for children and adults with disabilities

$5,000

Family Housing Advisory Services, Inc

Housing Retention Program

$25,000

Food Bank for the Heartland

(Back Pack for Kids) Weekend Food for Kids

$10,000

Grief’s Journey

Strengthening Grieving Iowa Families

$10,000

Heart Ministry Center Inc.

Pathway Program

$10,000

Heartland Family Service

Iowa Family Works Van

$13,000

Heartland Family Service

HEAT 2013 (Housing and Emergency Assistance Task Force)

$170,000

Heartland Family Service

North Omaha Intergenerational Human Services Campus

$100,000

Heartland Hope Mission

Hunger Prevention Campaign

$100,000

HELP Adult Services

Health and medical Equipment Loan Program (H.E.L.P.)

$4,300

Iowa Legal Aid

Health and Law Project

$50,000

Iowa Lions Foundation

Iowa Kidsight Digital Camera

$2,500

Justice For Our Neighbors-Nebraska

More Justice Project

$20,000

League of Human Dignity, Inc.

Southwest Iowa Barrier Removal Program

$20,000

Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska, Inc

Pottawattamie County Center for Healthy Families

$40,000

Make-A-Wish Foundation of Iowa, Inc.

Adopt-A-Wish

$15,000

MICAH House Corporation

MICAH House Vehicle

$16,000

MICAH House Corporation

MICAH House General Operating Support

$80,000

MILLS COUNTY CHILD ABUSE COUNCIL INCORPORATED

Circles4Support Program

$15,000

Mills County Public Health

"Family Matters" Recovery Project

$15,000

National MS Society Mid America Chapter

Connection Group Services and Resources

$10,000

Neola Area Community Center

Increase Functionality and Longevity

$8,612

New Visions Homeless Services

New Visions / MOHM's Place

$50,000

Nonprofit Association of the Midlands

Community Platform

$12,000

Omaha Community Foundation

Nonprofit Capacity Building Initiative, Third Year

$40,000

One World Community Health Centers, Inc.

Women's Health Center

$40,000

Page County Conservation Board

Pierce Creek Park Improvements

$21,000

Planned Parenthood of the Heartland, Inc.

Teen Pregnancy and STI Prevention Project

$45,000

Pottawattamie County Firefighters Association

Equipment Fund

$150,000

Promise Partners – Pottawattamie County Alliance for Youth

General Operating Support 2nd year

$62,500

Rescue Mission, Inc.

Construction of the Garland Thompson Men's Center

$50,000

Southwest Iowa Families, Inc.

Stork's Nest - Renewal

$10,000

Stephen Center, Inc

Be A Hero

$250,000

United Way of the Midlands

2012 United Way of the Midlands Campaign

$361,000

Visiting Nurse Association

Pottawattamie County Senior Safety and In-Home Care

$30,000

VSA Arts Nebraska

Creative Arts at VODEC

$3,000

West Central Community Action

Lead Screening Project

$5,000

Youth Emergency Services, Inc.

Street Outreach Program

$16,000

2011

Economic Development

Board of Regents University of Nebraska

Information Technology Interventions for Microenterprise Economic Development

$38,601

City of Council Bluffs

Airport Business Park No. 1

$25,000

City of Council Bluffs

First Night 2012

$20,000

Heartland Center for Leadership Development

HomeTown Competitiveness Strategic Plan Implementation for Rural Pottawattamie County

$400,000

Heartland Workers Center

Building a Community that Works for All

$15,000

Macedonia Historical Preservation Society

MHPS Historic Preservation

$4,500

Omaha Botanical Center Inc.

Railroad Days

$25,000

Omaha Performing Arts Society

Technology Capacity Building Initiative

$20,000

Pottawattamie County

2011 CITIES Program Re-Capitalization

$600,000

Pottawattamie County

Video Library Creation & Marketing Campaign

$63,500

Pottawattamie County Development Corporation

Operating Support Grant 2012

$200,000

Pottawattamie County Development Corporation

Downtown Revitalization/Redevelopment

$1,432,500

Union Pacific Museum Association

Exhibit Update - Building of the Transcontinental Railroad

$150,000

Education

Ballet Nebraska

Momentum 2012

$7,500

Ballet Nebraska

Dracula 2011

$7,500

Bluffs Arts Council

Black Squirrel Year Round Arts Classes

$2,500

Bluffs Arts Council

Concert Series 2011-2012

$5,000

Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska

Iowa Arts Education 2012

$8,000

Carstens 1880 Farmstead, Inc.

Pingel's Hybrids Exhibit

$10,000

College of Saint Mary

2011 Latina Summer Academy

$3,000

Community Education Foundation, Inc.

Operational request

$95,000

Community Education Foundation, Inc.

Classroom Grants

$26,700

Council Bluffs Community School District

Support for SAMs Program in 7 schools

$1,361,038

Eckels Memorial Library

Collection Development

$5,000

El Museo Latino

VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS FOR AT-RISK YOUTH

$10,000

Green Hills AEA

Summer Leadership Academies

$80,000

Green Hills AEA

Senior Year Capstone Project

$37,500

Green Hills AEA

Pottawattamie County Preschool Project

$1,200,000

Humanities Iowa

Speakers Bureau for Rural Southwest Iowa

$2,850

Iowa JAG, Inc.

Council Bluffs iJAG: General Operating Support

$40,000

Joslyn Art Museum

Museum to the Classroom

$20,000

Language & Culture School of Omaha (LACSO)

Rapid English for Latinos

$3,500

Lenox Public Library

2/3 new computers.

$1,500

Nebraska Writers Collective

Poets on Loan

$1,500

Omaha Area Youth Orchestras, Inc.

Music Education Opportunities for Council Bluffs Youth

$10,000

Omaha Children’s Museum

OCM Partner School Program

$30,000

Omaha Symphony Association

Adventures in Music for southwest Iowa

$60,000

Omaha Zoological Society

Aquarium Education and Outreach Programs

$75,000

Our House Child Development Center

Playground Enhancement Project

$5,000

Women’s Center for Advancement

From High School to Self-Sufficiency

$5,000

Healthy Families

American National Red Cross, Shared Services Center

General Operating Support

$50,000

American National Red Cross, Shared Services Center

Flood Recovery

$515,000

Angels Among Us, Inc

Family Assistance Financial Aid Program

$30,000

Best Buddies International, Inc.

Harlan High School Project

$2,000

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands

Community-Based Mentoring for Children Facing Adversity

$41,000

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands

General Operating Support

$175,000

Camp Hertko Hollow, Inc.

Diabetes Camperships for Underserved Diabetic Youth in Southwest Iowa & Eastern Nebraska

$4,000

Carson Volunteer Fire Department

Purchase Equipment

$2,500

Carson Volunteer Fire Department

Fire / EMS Equipment

$1,585

Carson Volunteer Fire Department

Fire / EMS Equipment

$2,500

Carson Volunteer Fire Department

Fire / EMS Equipment

$2,500

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) for Douglas County

Children Services Project

$10,000

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Omaha

Information Technology Initiative

$22,000

Center for the Advancement of Self-Sufficiency Incorporated

Technology to Support Mission Project

$25,000

Charles Drew Health Center, Inc.

Active Seniors

$5,000

Children’s Hospital & Medical Center Foundation

Carolyn Scott Rainbow House Program

$50,000

Christian Home Association – Children’s Square U.S.A.

Cottonwood Upgrade

$40,000

Christian Home Association – Children’s Square U.S.A.

Targeted Foster Home Recruitment

$16,800

Christian Urban Education Service

The Professional Pals Mentorship Program

$5,000

City of Carter Lake / Volunteer Fire Department

Equipment

$2,500

City of Carter Lake / Volunteer Fire Department

Equipment

$2,500

City of Carter Lake / Volunteer Fire Department

Equipment

$2,408

Connections Area Agency on Aging

Technology Improvements

$25,000

Connections Area Agency on Aging

Evidence-Based Disease and Disability Prevention Program

$28,800

Connections Area Agency on Aging

Merger and Expansion

$34,231

Council Bluffs Goodfellows

Council Bluffs Goodfellows 2011

$45,000

Council Bluffs Senior Center, Inc.

Pool Boiler Replacement

$4,313

Crossroads of Western Iowa, Inc.

Lift Vans for Day and Residential Programs

$30,000

Family Housing Advisory Services, Inc

Community Stability Project

$45,000

Food Bank for the Heartland

Capital campaign

$50,000

Habitat for Humanity of Omaha, Inc.

Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative (NRI)

$25,000

Heartland Family Service

Iowa Family Works Support

$284,776

Heartland Family Service

Community Prevention Services

$35,856

Heartland Family Service

HEAT 2012 (Housing and Emergency Assistance Task Force)

$170,000

Iowa Radio Reading Information Service for the Blind and Print Handicapped, Inc.

IRIS Western Iowa

$15,000

Iowa Western Community College Foundation

2011-2012 Arts Center Programming

$45,000

Loess Hills Humane Society, Inc.

Stray, Abandoned and Owner Surrendered animals program support

$5,000

Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska, Inc

Pottawattamie County Center for Healthy Families

$40,000

Lutheran Services in Iowa Inc.

Teen Pregnancy Prevention & Services for People with Disabilities

$5,000

Make-A-Wish Foundation of Iowa, Inc.

Southwest Iowa Adopt-A-Wish

$15,000

Merrymakers Association

Adopt-a-Home Program-Southwest Iowa

$4,000

Metro Area Continuum of Care for the Homeless

ENhanced Compliance, Outcomes, Resources & Evaluation (ENCORE)

$12,500

MICAH House Corporation

MICAH House Homeless Services

$35,000

Midlands Humane Society

Construction of the Midlands Humane Society Animal Care and Control Facilities and Development of Animal Care Programs

$300,000

MILLS COUNTY CHILD ABUSE COUNCIL INCORPORATED

Mills County Healthy Kids II

$5,500

Mills County Public Health

"Family Matters" Recovery Project

$15,000

Muscular Dystrophy Association

2011 MDA Summer Camp

$5,000

Omaha Community Foundation

2011 Nonprofit Capacity Building Initiative

$25,000

Pottawattamie County Firefighters Association

Equipment Fund

$65,000

Project Interfaith Inc.

Community Mosaic Video Project

$10,000

Promise Partners – Pottawattamie County Alliance for Youth

General Operating

$62,500

R.E.S.P.E.C.T.2

Website, Technology & Communication Enhancement and Support

$3,000

SOLAS (Support Our Local Animal Shelter)

Spay/Neuter Vouchers

$5,000

Special Olympics Iowa Inc.

Southwest Iowa Events

$10,000

The Salvation Army Council Bluffs Corps

2012 Emergency Assistance & Seasonal Services

$50,000

United Way of the Midlands

2011 United Way of the Midlands Campaign

$350,000

Visiting Nurse Association

VNA Shelter Nursing and Immunizations

$38,968

Vocational Development Center, Inc

Capital improvements to new location at 72nd and F Street, Omaha, NE

$38,250

West Pottawattamie County Agricultural Extension District

Caregiving in Rural Communities: Learning to Care for Yourself While Caring for Others

$10,000

Wings of Hope Cancer Support Center

Hierarchy of Healing

$25,300

Youth Emergency Services, Inc.

Street Outreach Program

$14,000

2010

Economic Development

Adams County Conservation Board

Lake Icaria Playgrounds

$20,000

City of Council Bluffs

Council Bluffs Economic Development Initiative

$150,000

Grameen America, Inc.

Grameen America Microloan Program Expansion in Omaha and Iowa

$100,000

Harrison County Conservation Board

Phase II of the Lincoln Highway/Loess Hills Interpretive Center Project at the Harrison County HIstorical Village & Iowa Welcome Center near Missouri Valley

$10,000

Heartland Center for Leadership Development

Capacity Building for Rural Pottawattamie County Community Leaders

$100,000

Iowa Western Community College Foundation

2010-2011 Programming

$50,000

Omaha Botanical Center, Inc.

Railroad Days

$20,000

Omaha Economic Development Corporation

The Village Zone Strategy

$25,000

Pottawattamie County

2010 CITIES Program Re-Capitalization

$500,000

Education

African American Heritage Foundation

"20th Century African American Experience"

$3,000

African Culture Connection

Capacity Building and Third Annual ACC Residency Project

$10,200

American Lung Association of the Central States serving Nebraska

Camp Superkids

$5,000

Ballet Nebraska

Momentum

$20,000

Ballet Nebraska

Fall 2010 Swing Production

$10,000

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands

School-Based Mentoring Concentrated Program Pilot

$30,000

Bluffs Arts Council

General Operating Support

$20,000

Bluffs Arts Council

Concert and Film Series 2010-2011

$10,000

Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska

Aim for the Stars in Out of School Time

$5,000

Camp Fire USA Midlands Council, Inc.

Youth Empowerment

$10,000

Centro Latino of Iowa

Family Literacy and Child Care

$15,000

Children’s Imagination Station Daycare and Preschool

Creating Connections

$1,984

Christian Home Association – Children’s Square U.S.A.

Children's Center - Expansion of Services

$14,000

College of Saint Mary

2010 Latina Summer Academy

$4,000

Community Education Foundation, Inc.

Feasibility Study for the Community Education Foundation

$15,000

Community Education Foundation, Inc.

Grant Writer/Development & Events Coordinator

$123,801

Community Education Foundation, Inc.

STARS Scholarship Expansion Program

$458,199

Community Education Foundation, Inc.

Graduating is Our Norm

$46,158

El Museo Latino

VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS FOR AT-RISK YOUTH

$20,000

El Museo Latino

Educational Programming

$15,000

Green Hills AEA

Summer Leadership Academies

$75,000

Green Hills AEA

Enhancing Technology in Rural Schools in Pottawattamie County

$100,000

Green Hills AEA

Pottawattamie County Preschool Project

$1,000,000

Humanities Iowa

Voices from the Prairie Annual Iowa Writers Celebration featuring David Plowden

$1,000

Inclusive Communities

IncluCity I 2010

$4,500

Iowa Newspaper Foundation

Newspapers In Education

$17,000

Joslyn Art Museum

Museum to the Classroom: Third Thursdays for Teachers

$25,000

Joslyn Art Museum

Albert Paley: Celebrating a Contemporary American Sculptor Exhibition

$17,000

Joslyn Art Museum

Young Artist Mentoring Programs

$3,000

Justice For Our Neighbors-Nebraska

Family Rights Education

$5,000

Kids and Kinship

Program funding and new support staff

$5,000

Mercy Housing Midwest

Building Potential with Out-of-School Time Activities

$10,000

NorthStar Foundation

The Compass Program: Pointing Students in the Right Direction

$26,187

Omaha Area Youth Orchestras, Inc.

Council Bluffs Outreach Concerts

$5,600

Omaha Children’s Museum

Discovery Dome/Mobile Planetarium Outreach

$10,000

Omaha Public Library Foundation

Technology Enhancements

$5,000

Omaha Symphony Association

Adventures in Music! - Omaha Symphony's comprehensive education programs

$80,000

R.E.S.P.E.C.T.2

RESPECT: Building Healthy Relationship Skills with Theatre

$10,000

Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

Read for Peace

$15,000

Society of American Military Engineers Omaha Post

Student Mentoring Program

$2,500

Strategic Air & Space Museum

'Wright Brothers: Birth of Aviation, Education Program

$5,000

The ARTery

Dancing Classrooms

$1,000

The Durham Museum

Scholars in Residence Education Series

$10,000

West Pottawattamie County Agricultural Extension District

4-H

$14,000

Healthy Families

Alegent Health

Charity Care Assistance at Mercy Hospital

$150,000

All Care Health Center

Caring for our Neighbors in Need

$186,449

Alzheimer’s Association Midlands Chapter

Dementia Education for In-home Caregivers

$5,000

American National Red Cross, Shared Services Center

Haiti Disaster Relief Efforts in Miami

$25,000

Angels Share, Inc FKA Qresolution

Project Homeless Connect Omaha 2011

$5,000

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands

Community-Based Mentoring for Children At-Risk

$41,000

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands

Building Social Skills

$225,000

Brush Up Nebraska Paint-A-Thon

Paint-A-Thon

$5,000

Camp Hertko Hollow, Inc.

Diabetes Camperships for Underserved Iowa Diabetic Youth

$5,000

Carson Volunteer Fire Department

Fire / EMS Equipment

$2,500

Christian Home Association – Children’s Square U.S.A.

Web Based Data Management System

$43,570

Christian Home Association – Children’s Square U.S.A.

Partnering with Families; Engaging Families in the Care and Treatment of their Children.

$37,548

City of Carter Lake / Volunteer Fire Department

Equipment

$2,298

City of Council Bluffs

Iowa Human and Civil Rights VISTA Project

$8,400

City Sprouts Inc.

Grown in North Omaha

$5,000

Council Bluffs Goodfellows

Council Bluffs Goodfellows 2010

$45,000

Essex Public Library

Transferring Microfilm Records to CD

$1,541

Family Housing Advisory Services, Inc

Database Upgrade

$4,000

FAMILY, Inc.

Pottawattamie County Young Families Support Initiative

$435,000

Food Bank for the Heartland

Kids Back Pack

$8,400

Grief’s Journey

More Space, More Staff, More Children

$25,000

Habitat for Humanity of Omaha, Inc.

Habitat for Humanity Youth Build - LEED House

$25,000

Heartland Family Service

Ways to Work Program

$50,000

Heartland Family Service

Homeless Follow-up 2010

$37,500

Heartland Family Service

HEAT 2011 (Housing and Emergency Assistance Task Force)

$165,000

Heartland Family Service

Substance Abuse Services

$171,832

Heartland Hope Mission

Homelessness and Hunger Prevention

$20,000

HELP Adult Services

Health and Medical Equipment Loan Program

$2,500

Hope Medical Outreach Coalition

Hope Referral/Translation Services

$5,000

Hospice of Southwest Iowa

Hospice of SW Iowa Marketing and Capital Campaign Development

$25,000

Impact One Community Connection Inc.

Gang Prevention and Intervention

$50,000

Iowa Legal Aid

Health and Law Project

$75,000

Loess Hills Humane Society, Inc.

Expansion of Surgery and Veterinary Care Clinic

$7,000

Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska, Inc

Pottawattamie County Building Families Boutique

$40,000

Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska, Inc

North Omaha Center for Healthy Families

$20,000

Lutheran Services in Iowa Inc.

Crawford County Committee for Choices and Values: Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program

$5,000

Make-A-Wish Foundation of Iowa, Inc.

Southwest Iowa Adopt-A-Wish 2010

$13,500

Merrymakers Association

Merrymakers Adopt-a-Home Program

$10,000

MICAH House Corporation

Campus Coordinator

$243,932

MICAH House Corporation

MICAH House Color Copier

$5,812

MILLS COUNTY CHILD ABUSE COUNCIL INCORPORATED

Healthy Mills County Kids Project

$6,000

Mills County Public Health

Mills County "Family Matters" (Methamphetamine Family Recovery)

$15,000

Omaha Community Foundation

Nonprofit Capacity Building Initiative

$36,000

Omaha Down Syndrome Parents Network

Down Syndrome Specialists Project Expansion

$1,500

Omaha Healthy Kids Alliance

Engaging the community to prevent childhood lead poisoning

$15,000

On With Life Foundation

Mobility project

$1,000

One World Community Health Centers, Inc.

OneWorld's Pharmacy Staffing

$10,000

Partnerships in Aging, Inc.

Elder Friendly Neighborhood Initiative

$5,000

Planned Parenthood of the Heartland, Inc.

Council Bluffs Clinic Facility Renovation and Red Oak Clinic Building Purchase Project

$50,000

Project Harmony Child Protection Center

Project Harmony Capital Campaign

$100,000

Southwest Iowa Families, Inc.

Parent Child Interaction Therapist

$2,500

Southwest Iowa Families, Inc.

Stork's Nest

$15,000

The Salvation Army Council Bluffs Corps

2011 Emergency Assistance and Seasonal Services

$50,000

United Way of the Midlands

2010 United Way of the Midlands Campaign

$341,700

Visiting Nurse Association

VNA Shelter Nursing Program

$44,384

Visiting Nurse Association

Maternal-Child Nurse Home Visit Program

$42,072

Visiting Nurse Association

Keeping Pottawattamie County Seniors Safe in their Homes

$20,000

Vocational Development Center, Inc

Two Wheelchair Vans

$38,000

Vocational Development Center, Inc

Matching grant for repair to client residence basement

$10,000

West Central Iowa Sheltered Workshop

Wheelchair Accessible Minivan

$4,000

Word-of-Mouth: Oral Health Education Connection, Inc.

Smiles for Seniors

$9,210

Youth Emergency Services, Inc.

Food for Homeless and Street Dependent Youth

$5,000

2009

Economic Development

Bluffs Arts Council

Concert and Film Series 2009-2010

$9,500

Bluffs Arts Council

Festival of Trees 2009: It's All About Creativity

$4,500

Chanticleer, Inc.

Back to the Good Old Days Series

$6,250

City of Council Bluffs

First Night 2010

$45,000

City of Council Bluffs

Council Bluffs Economic Development Initiative

$150,000

City of Council Bluffs

Arena Operating Support

$300,000

Fremont County Historical Society

Fremont County Rodeo Museum Project

$60,000

French Icarian Colony Foundation

Planning & Design French Icarian Village Visitors' Center

$25,000

Golden Hills Resource Conservation and Development

Loess Hills National Scenic Byway Recreation Plan Study

$5,000

Harrison County Conservation Board

Lincoln Highway/Loess Hills Interpretive Center at the Harrison County Historical Village and Iowa Welcome Center near Missouri Valley

$32,000

Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation

Wabash TraceTrail Enhancement

$30,000

Iowa Western Community College Foundation

2009-2010 Season Programming

$60,000

Lenox Community Trust

Lenox Community Center Development

$10,000

Midwest Women and Children’s Services

Neighborhood Entrepreneurs

$134,829

Nebraska Arts Council

Creative Capitol Professional Development for Artists

$4,500

Omaha Botanical Center, Inc.

Railroad Days

$18,000

Omaha Performing Arts Society

Orpheum Theater Sound System

$50,000

Omaha Theater Company

New Sound Reinforcement System for The Rose Theater

$15,000

Pottawattamie County

Pottawattamie County Wayfinding & Marketing Campaign

$39,000

Pottawattamie County

2009 CITIES Program Recapitalization

$170,000

Pottawattamie County Development Corporation

Downtown Revitalization Fund

$800,000

Education

African Culture Connection

ACC's Second Annual Performance and Residency Project

$26,000

Applied Information Management Institute

CAP Program

$2,328,072

Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts

Educational Art Tours/Curriculum and Capital Improvements Campaign

$29,447

Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska

Iowa Arts Education 2010

$16,954

Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska

UNO's Lifelong Learning Initiative: Council Bluffs

$10,000

Boy Scouts of America 326 Mid-America Council

Council Bluffs Boy Scouts Boys & Girls Club

$8,500

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands

Making an Academic Difference in the Life of CB Youth

$200,000

City of Council Bluffs

Bluffs Author Series 2009-2010

$20,000

City of Council Bluffs

Continuing to Raise the Grade - Library Collection

$62,500

Council Bluffs Community School District

Curriculum Coaches / Summer School

$5,219,000

East Pottawattamie Soil and Water Conservation District

East Pottawattamie 6th Grade Springbrook Field Trip

$1,437

Eckels Memorial Library

Adult Collection Development Project

$4,000

Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa Inc

Girl Scouts Leadership Experience/It's Your Planet, Love it

$10,000

Green Hills AEA

Summer Leadership Academies

$75,000

Iowa School for the Deaf Foundation

Iowa School for the Deaf Science Center

$300,000

Iowa West Foundation

2009 Scholarship Program

$500,000

Joslyn Art Museum

Museum to the Classroom

$20,000

Omaha Symphony Association

Adventures in Music! with the Omaha Symphony's education programs, and a Council Bluffs Outdoor Concert

$80,000

Opera Omaha

Educate, Engage and Enrich - Entertaining western Iowans

$25,000

Our House Child Development Center

Summer Camps

$2,000

R.E.S.P.E.C.T.2

Building RESPECT with Iowa West

$5,000

Union Pacific Museum Association

Council Bluffs: Proud Past - Bright Future

$37,000

University of Iowa Foundation

Tomas Kubinek Symphony Project

$25,000

Healthy Families

All Care Health Center

Behavioral Health Program

$76,219

Bethany Lutheran Home

Bethany Lutheran Home Plaza and Courtyard Project Phase II

$3,000

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands

Community-Based Mentoring for Children at Risk of Academic Failure

$41,000

Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska

LEGENDS-Learning Experiences with Geriatric Elderly Needing Delivery Systems

$63,857

Buford Foundation

Camp Confidence

$5,000

Camp Hertko Hollow, Inc.

Diabetes Camperships

$2,500

Carson Volunteer Fire Department

Safety & Rescue Equipment

$2,500

Carson Volunteer Fire Department

Fire / EMS Equipment

$2,500

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Omaha

Expansion of substance abuse services at the Omaha Campus for Hope.

$50,000

Christian Home Association – Children’s Square U.S.A.

Campus Communication System

$32,500

City of Carter Lake / Volunteer Fire Department

Equipment

$2,400

City of Carter Lake / Volunteer Fire Department

Equipment

$2,486

City of Shelby

Fire Department pager replacement

$2,000

Connections Area Agency on Aging

Expansion of Family Caregiver Program

$29,000

Connections Area Agency on Aging

Continuation of SOS Program

$10,000

Council Bluffs Goodfellows

Council Bluffs Goodfellows 2009

$45,000

Council Bluffs Senior Center, Inc.

Facility Needs Assessment

$5,000

Executive Services Corps-Nebraska, Inc.

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

$10,000

Feline Friendz in Nebraska

Western Iowa Feral Project

$500

Glen Haven Home Inc.

Handicapped Accessible Van

$5,000

Grief’s Journey

Expansion of Child Grief Support in SW Iowa

$10,000

Heartland Family Service

HEAT 2009 (Housing and Energy Assistance Task Force)

$165,000

Heartland Family Service

Healthy Alternatives for Little Ones (HALO)

$60,000

Heartland Family Service

Pottawattamie County Homeless Link (PCHL) 2009

$300,000

Heartland Family Service

Therapeutic School Accessible Van

$16,500

Heartland Family Service

HEAT 2010 (Housing and Energy Assistance Task Force)

$165,000

Heartland Hope Mission

Homelessness & Hunger Prevention

$20,000

Jennie Edmundson Memorial Hospital

Jennie Edmundson Charitable Patient Care Program

$150,000

League of Human Dignity, Inc.

Barrier Removal Project

$27,500

Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska, Inc

Building Families Boutique

$40,000

Merrymakers Association

Merrymakers Adopt-a-Home Program

$33,000

Mills County Public Health

Mills County "Family Matters" (Methamphetamine Family Recovery)

$7,400

Muscular Dystrophy Association

MDA Loan Closet

$1,000

New Visions Homeless Services

New Visions / MOHM's Place

$45,000

On With Life Foundation

Outings project

$10,000

One World Community Health Centers, Inc.

One World's Hope Pharmacy Renovation

$20,000

Outlook Nebraska, Inc.

Employee Development and Training Program

$5,000

Pottawattamie County Firefighters Association

Equipment Fund

$100,000

Pottawattamie County Mental Health and Substance Abuse Network

Mental Health / Substance Abuse Community Initiative

$180,000

Senior Citizens of Western Harrison County, Inc.

Facility Improvement Project

$2,175

Southwest Iowa Families, Inc.

Bright & Beautiful Beginnings Stork's Nest

$32,649

Southwest Iowa Families, Inc.

Bright & Beautiful Beginnings Positive Family Program

$17,927

Southwest Iowa Family Services, Inc.

Ann W. Wickman Child Development Center Play Environment

$30,000

Special Olympics Iowa Inc.

Special Olympics Iowa / SW Iowa Outreach and Events

$10,000

The Salvation Army Council Bluffs Corps

Human Services Campus - Working Miracles Everyday

$1,619,700

United Way of the Midlands

2009 United Way of the Midlands Campaign

$335,000

University of Nebraska Foundation/University of Nebraska Medical Center

Midwest Geriatric Nursing Quality Improvement

$10,000

Vocational Development Center, Inc

Delivery Truck

$32,500

West Central Iowa Healthcare Foundation

Recreation Assistance Program

$500

West Central Iowa Sheltered Workshop

Camelot

$3,000

Word-of-Mouth: Oral Health Education Connection, Inc.

Bright Futures in Oral Health

$7,000

Young Women’s Christian Association

Client Legal Services

$20,000

2008

Economic Development

Bluffs Arts Council

Concert and Film Series 2008-09

$10,000

Bluffs Arts Council

Festival of Trees: Celebrate the Arts

$13,000

Chanticleer, Inc.

Chanticleer Theater Improvement Needs

$14,997

City of Avoca

Economic Development Grant Program

$125,000

City of Council Bluffs

First Night 2009

$45,000

City of Council Bluffs

Council Bluffs Economic Development Initiative

$150,000

Golden Hills Resource Conservation and Development

Update Corridor Management Plan for Loess Hills National Scenic Byway

$24,850

Golden Hills Resource Conservation and Development

Pottawattamie County Farm to Fork - Local Foods Coordinator

$97,500

Historic General Dodge House

Museum Audio Tours

$30,000

Iowa Western Community College

NJCAA Division I National Volleyball Championship

$20,000

Iowa Western Community College Foundation

2008-2009 Programming

$60,000

Montgomery County Historical Society

The Square: Early Years (Exhibit art/sculpture)

$15,000

Omaha Botanical Center, Inc.

Railroad Days

$20,000

Pottawattamie County

CITIES Program Re-Capitalization

$400,000

Pottawattamie County

Economic Feasibility Analysis of the Gateway Commerce Portal

$100,000

Pottawattamie County

CITIES Fund Recapitalization- Fiscal Year 08-09

$760,000

Pottawattamie County Development Corporation

Downtown Revitalization Fund

$500,000

Education

Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska

Iowa Arts Education

$17,472

Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska

Multicultural Authors and Illustrators of Children's Books in Schools and the Community

$8,300

City of Council Bluffs

Bridging the Gap: Teen Center Project

$110,195

City of Council Bluffs

Foundation Center Cooperating Collection

$3,500

Community Education Foundation, Inc.

STARS 2008-2010 Pilot Expansion

$556,400

Council Bluffs Community School District

Council Bluffs Community Schools' Phase I Initiative

$2,010,000

Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa Inc

New Leadership Experience

$20,000

Green Hills AEA

Summer Leadership Academies

$72,000

Green Hills AEA

Implementing College Career Academies for High School Students in Southwest Iowa

$63,000

Green Hills AEA

Pottawattamie County Preschool Project

$1,300,000

Historical Society of Pottawattamie County

Education Outreach Coordinator

$97,500

Iowa West Foundation

2008 Scholarship Program

$500,000

Neighborhood Center for Greater Omaha

Council Bluffs Neighborhood Center

$723,519

Omaha Children’s Museum

DinO!saurs and SPEED Field Trips and Sponsorship

$58,180

Omaha Symphony Association

Creating opportunities for increased participation with the Omaha Symphony for residents of the Council Bluffs area.

$50,000

Omaha Zoological Society

Explore to Learn Education Programs

$100,000

Opera Omaha

Opera Omaha's world premiere of "The Blizzard Voices" performance in The Arts Center at Iowa Western Community College

$25,000

Pottawattamie County

Science and Conservation Education Program Enrichment

$51,000

R.E.S.P.E.C.T.2

RESPECT in SW Iowa Headstart Programs 08-09

$2,500

R.E.S.P.E.C.T.2

Building Respect in SW Iowa

$20,000

Strategic Air & Space Museum

ACE: Astronaut Complete Experience

$15,000

2007

Economic Development

Adams County Conservation Board

Lake Icaria Improvements

$50,000

Artspace Projects, Inc.

Harvester Artist Lofts

$2,239,182

Bluffs Arts Council

Concert Series 2007-2008

$15,000

City of Carson

City Website Development and City Needs Assessment Survey

$1,300

City of Corning

Adams County Aquatic Center

$30,000

City of Council Bluffs

Council Bluffs Economic Initiative

$350,000

City of Council Bluffs

First Night 2008

$35,000

Corning Center for Fine Arts

CCFA Facility Completion

$24,000

Golden Hills Resource Conservation and Development

Loess Hills Scenic Byway Brochure

$34,000

Golden Hills Resource Conservation and Development

Cultural Resources Study in the Loess Hills

$74,850

Iowa Western Community College Foundation

2007-2008 National Season Series

$75,000

Omaha Area Youth Orchestra, Inc.

Omaha Area Youth Orchestra outreach concerts

$5,000

Omaha Botanical Center, Inc.

Railroad Days

$25,000

Pottawattamie County

2007 CITIES Program Re-Capitalization

$1,300,000

Pottawattamie County

Travel Corridor Marketing

$62,500

Pottawattamie County Community Foundation

Community Foundation Start-Up

$6,000,000

Pottawattamie County Development Corporation

Downtown Revitalization Fund

$2,000,000

Wallace Foundation for Rural Research and Development

Rural Research and Development Center

$33,333

Wallace Foundation for Rural Research and Development

Growing a Regional Food System: Developing a Strategic Plan

$20,000

Education

City of Avoca

Avoca Public Library Microfilm Digital Reader/Printer

$3,638

City of Council Bluffs

Raising the Library's Grade Card from D+ to C+: Collection Enhancement

$125,000

City of Council Bluffs

Bluffs Author Series 2007

$25,000

Community Education Foundation, Inc.

Curriculum planning Council Bluffs Schools

$51,300

Community Education Foundation, Inc.

STARS (Scholarships and Training for Adult Re-entry STudents

$60,000

Dunlap Library Friends

Children's computer and chairs

$675

Eckels Memorial Library

Collection development project for adults

$5,000

Green Hills AEA

Summer Leadership Academies

$67,500

Green Hills AEA

Implementing CareerVision Academies for High School Students in Southwest Iowa

$461,500

Iowa West Foundation

2007 Scholarship Program

$500,000

Iowa Western Community College Foundation

Transforming Lives, Building Futures

$1,100,000

IPBN Foundation

Television that Matters for Iowa

$230,000

Legacy 150 Foundation

Three Open-Enrollment CHARACTER COUNTS! Trainings in the Council Bluffs and Pottawattamie County area

$15,000

Omaha Children’s Museum

Blizzard Voices Exhibition

$10,000

Omaha Symphony Association

Concerts For Youth Special Opportunity

$15,000

Omaha Symphony Association

2007/08 Celebrate Creativity

$5,000

R.E.S.P.E.C.T.2

RESPECT SHINES THROUGH

$12,500

State Historical Society of Iowa

Grant to Plan Introduction of Bison to the Western Historic Trails Cernter

$7,413

Strategic Air & Space Museum

Clayton Anderson: Heartland Astronaut, Education Programming

$5,000

Union Pacific Museum Association

Riding the Rails

$125,000

2006

Economic Development

Artspace Inc.

Council Bluffs Artist Lofts

$35,000

Artspace Projects, Inc.

Council Bluffs Artist Lofts

$182,000

Bluffs Arts Council

Concert Series 2006-2007

$18,000

Bluffs Arts Council

Bluffs Arts Council Competency Building

$19,000

City of Council Bluffs

Bass Pro Arena Sports Promotion Fund

$145,000

City of Council Bluffs

Arena Operating Support

$300,000

City of Council Bluffs

Playland Park Master Planning

$240,000

City of Council Bluffs

Mid-City Corridor Project

$450,000

City of Harlan

College Park

$200,000

City of Underwood

Comprehensive Plan

$10,875

Corning Opera House Cultural Center

Weatherproofing

$9,800

Florence Futures

East-West Gateway Master Plan for Historic Florence

$9,000

Golden Hills Resource Conservation and Development

Development of a "Day Tripping" Program

$7,795

Habitat for Humanity of Council Bluffs

2007 homes for low and moderate income families

$220,000

Loess Hills Preservation Society, Inc.

Autumn in the Bluffs 2006

$15,000

Midwest Women and Children’s Services

Neighborhood Entrepreneurs

$113,729

Missouri River Pedestrian Bridge

Missouri River Pedestrian Bridge

$1,500,000

Municipal Homes, Inc.

Capacity Building Opportunity Request

$25,000

Nonprofit Association of the Midlands

Capacity Building

$6,990

Omaha Theater Company

The Nutcracker - development of a new version and refurbishment of the current version

$25,000

Pottawattamie County

2006 CITIES Program Re-Capitalization

$1,000,000

Pottawattamie County

Loess Hills Lodge Educational Exhibits

$93,960

Pottawattamie County Development Corporation

General Operating Funding

$150,000

Pottawattamie County Development Corporation

Downtown Revitalization Fund

$1,000,000

Pottawattamie County Development Corporation

Site Development & Job Creation Initiative

$335,000

Union Pacific Museum Association

Simulator Upgrade

$47,500

West Pottawattamie Agriculture Extension District

Nonprofit Management Academy Fellowship and Program Services Application

$30,000

Education

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands

School Based Mentoring Program

$72,500

Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska

Iowa Arts Education Outreach

$13,164

Camp Fire USA Midlands Council, Inc.

After School Program at Roosevelt Elementary School

$20,000

City of Corning

New Computers for the Library

$2,200

City of Council Bluffs

Technology Upgrade

$25,000

City of Council Bluffs

Digital Microfilm Reader/Scanner Equipment Project

$9,795

City of Council Bluffs

Foundation Center Cooperating Collection

$2,985

City of Modale

Afterschool Tutoring/Continuing Education Program

$3,300

Council Bluffs Community Betterment Foundation

Youth Leadership Council Bluffs

$8,877

Edward F. Owen Memorial Library

Early Literacy Story Time Outreach

$500

Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa Inc

Enhancing Girl Scout Service Delivery Levels

$17,500

Green Hills AEA

Creating Career Pathways for High School Students in Southwest Iowa

$1,590,000

Green Hills AEA

Leadership Academies

$53,000

Green Hills AEA

FAMILY Program Young Families Initiative

$266,500

Indian Creek Historical Society and Museum

Furnishing of new Library building

$11,150

Iowa West Foundation

2006 Scholarship Program

$500,000

Jazz Arts Midwest, Inc.

2006/07 Jazz Series

$40,000

Literacy Center for the Midlands

Survive to Thrive

$15,000

Omaha Symphony Association

In-School Ensembles

$20,000

Our House Child Development Center

Copy Machine

$4,340

R.E.S.P.E.C.T.2

R.E.S.P.E.C.T.2

$12,500

The Old Creamery Theatre Company

"TeRRiFiCC Tales"

$5,000

2005

Economic Development

Bluffs Arts Council

2005 Summer Arts Series

$22,188

City of Council Bluffs

Bass Pro Guaranty

$17,000,000

City of Council Bluffs

Frito Lay redevelopment project

$400,000

City of Council Bluffs

MAC Entertainment District

$100,000

City of Council Bluffs

Chalet Motor Lodge redevelopment

$1,000,000

Iowa West Foundation initiative

Human Services Campus Feasibility Study

$127,500

Nonprofit Association of the Midlands

Membership Director position

$20,000

Pottawattamie County

Countywide Toursim Promotion

$50,000

Pottawattamie County

Re-Capitalization of CITIES Program

$245,000

Pottawattamie County Development Corporation

Growth Alliance

$150,000

Pottawattamie County Development Corporation

Downtown Revitalization Fund

$1,500,000

Renaissance Faire of the Midlands, Inc.

2006 Renaissance Faire of the Midlands

$51,600

Education

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands

School Based Mentoring Program

$72,500

Camp Fire USA Midlands Council, Inc.

Afterschool program at Washington Elementary

$28,778

Children’s Imagination Station Daycare and Preschool

Enhancing Children's Learning, Imagining and Playing

$510

City of Carter Lake – Park & Recreation Department

Playground project

$4,507

Green Hills AEA

Creating Career Pathways for High School Students in Southwest Iowa

$308,000

Iowa Engineering Foundation

Southwest Iowa MATHCOUNTS Competition

$2,000

Omaha Children’s Museum

"Building on the Best" renovation capital campaign

$250,000

Omaha Symphony Association

Education Programs

$25,000

Society of American Military Engineers Omaha Post

Student Initiative Mentoring Program

$5,000

State Historical Society of Iowa

Prairie Restoration to Enhance the Interpretation of Four Historic Trails

$27,981

The ALS Association Keith Worthington Chapter

ALS Equipment and Adaptation Program

$5,000

The Old Creamery Theatre Company

Imagine That!

$5,000

University of Iowa Foundation

Hancher's 35th Anniversary Gift to Iowa

$100,000

2004

Economic Development

Carson Business Club

Roof & equipment at Dreamland Theatre

$9,100

City of Council Bluffs

Playland Park & riverfront development

$715,000

City of Council Bluffs

Bass Pro Development

$3,000,000

City of Council Bluffs

Omaha Standard project

$1,650,000

City of Council Bluffs

Rehab and acquisition of property

$300,000

City of Council Bluffs

Phase III West Broadway Corridor Project

$79,700

Council Bluffs Community Betterment Foundation

Image Campaign

$50,000

Council Bluffs Community Betterment Foundation

Funding of convention & visitors bureau

$100,000

Pottawattamie County Development Corporation

South Main Redevelopment

$450,000

Pottawattamie County Development Corporation

Growth Alliance

$150,000

Education

Camp Invention

Local area camp for school children

$1,000

Green Hills AEA

Safety equipment & software for schools

$384,941

Green Hills AEA

2005 Leadership Academies

$57,600

Joslyn Art Museum

Admission & transportation for Iowa schools

$17,000

Literacy Center for the Midlands

Volunteer recruitment drive & literacy programs

$15,000

Omaha Children’s Museum

Educational Outreach program

$25,000

Society of American Military Engineers Omaha Post

Student initiative mentoring program

$5,000

Union Pacific Museum Association

Education program

$17,000

2003

Economic Development

Carson Business Club

Renovation of Dreamland Theater

$10,560

City of Council Bluffs

Mid-City Railroad Corridor

$500,000

Council Bluffs Community Betterment Foundation

Image Campaign Phase III

$100,000

Council Bluffs Community Betterment Foundation

Convention & Visitors Bureau

$100,000

Jennie Edmundson Memorial Hospital

Johnson Pharmacy

$1,778,500

Pottawattamie County Development Corporation

Nonpareil Block redevelopment

$497,473

Pottawattamie County Development Corporation

Riverfront Development

$4,500,000

Pottawattamie County Development Corporation

Growth Alliance

$150,000

Pottawattamie County Redevelopment Corporation

S Omaha Bridge Road & West Broadway Redevelopment

$1,166,100

Pottawattamie County Redevelopment Corporation

South Main Redevelopment

$327,139

Education

City of Avoca

Library activity kits

$600

City of Clarinda

Construction of new public library

$35,000

City of Council Bluffs

Carneigie / UPRR Museum

$177,826

City of Irwin

Construction of new library

$10,000

City of Malvern

Capital campaign for new addition to library

$35,000

City of Missouri Valley

Library expansion project

$35,000

Community Education Foundation, Inc.

Kids & Company 21st Century Learning Centers

$285,000

Eckels Memorial Library

Technological area

$6,265

Elliott Public Library

Project sight saver - large print books

$1,500

Future for Kids

Omaha schools

$2,800

Green Hills AEA

FAMILY early childhood development

$174,268

Green Hills AEA

Early childhood, K-12 technology, school safety

$384,579

Green Hills AEA

Leadership Academies

$58,100

Iowa West Foundation

2003 Scholarship Program 25 scholarships

$500,000

Iowa Western Community College Foundation

Scholarship endowment fund

$100,000

Pottawattamie County Schools

Early childhood education

$7,000,000

Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s Department

Inmate education program

$1,697

Society of American Military Engineers Omaha Post

Mentoring program

$5,000

St. Mark’s Child-Care and Preschool

Purchase of new curriculum

$3,500

2002

Economic Development

Carson Business Club

Dreamland Theater

$5,000

City of Council Bluffs

Riverfront study

$50,000

City of Council Bluffs

Mid City Railroad corridor

$250,000

City of Underwood

Phase I & II Underwood Trail Loop

$105,000

Council Bluffs Community Betterment Foundation

Community indicators study

$30,000

Council Bluffs Community Betterment Foundation

Convention and visitors bureau

$100,000

Greater Omaha Chamber Foundation

StratCom Offutt community support

$20,000

Iowa West Foundation initiative

33rd & 2nd Avenue

$76,000

Iowa West Foundation initiative

21st Street Properties

$524,000

Iowa West Foundation initiative

Vine Street

$83,000

National Junior Olympics Omaha

2002 Track & Field Olympics

$10,000

Pottawattamie County Development Corporation

West Broadway redevelopment

$130,572

Pottawattamie County Development Corporation

South Main Area

$353,200

Pottawattamie County Development Corporation

Growth Alliance

$150,000

2001

Economic Development

Carson Business Club

Renovation of Dreamland Theatre

$12,000

City of Minden

Waste water treatment plan improvement project

$350,000

Council Bluffs Community Betterment Foundation

Mid-America Center Development

$28,579,598

Council Bluffs Community Betterment Foundation

Image Campaign

$62,500

Iowa Western Community College Foundation

Southwest Iowa Performing Arts Center grand opening

$100,000

Omaha Development Foundation

Riverfront redevelopment project

$250,000

Pottawattamie County Development Corporation

Alliance Economic Development Funding

$150,000

2000

Economic Development

City of Council Bluffs

Aviation Maintenance Training Center

$3,447,000

City of Hancock

Water System Improvement Project

$100,000

DONORS TRUST

Omaha Convention Center - Arena

$1,250,000

Pottawattamie County Development Corporation

Image Campaign

$62,500

1999

Economic Development

City of Council Bluffs

Winterfest

$27,632

1998

Economic Development

City of Oakland

Infrastructure

$300,000

Community Housing Investment Corporation

Blighted Program

$100,000

Greater Omaha Chamber Foundation

MOCSEA

$100,000

Omaha Development Foundation

Economic development project C-Cubed

$100,000

Pottawattamie County Development Corporation

Vision of Community Plan

$30,000

Pottawattamie County Development Corporation

Economic Development

$663,178

Pottawattamie County Development Corporation

South Main Urban Renewal Area

$250,000

Pottawattamie County Development Corporation

Economic Development Campaign

$150,000

Pottawattamie County Development Corporation

ConAgra project

$500,000

1997

Economic Development

Pottawattamie County

Industrial Development-Riverbend

$150,000

1996

Economic Development

Community Housing Investment Corporation

Housing Demolition

$100,000

Community Housing Investment Corporation

Housing Rehabilitation

$100,000

OUR VISION is a community where families choose to live, and businesses choose to locate, because of its quality of life and standard of living.

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