University of Iowa

Iowa West Foundation


Telephone Number 
(712) 309-3003
Fax Number 
(712) 322-2267
25 Main Pl., Ste. 550
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
United States

Grant Information


The mission of the foundation is to improve lives and strengthen communities for present and future generations. The foundation strives to provide leadership, create partnerships, leverage resources and serve as a catalyst in identifying and supporting community needs. The foundation has a special interest in the areas of community development and beautification, economic development, education, and human and social needs. Current focus includes assisting local schools to reduce the dropout rate, and to improve neighborhoods in Pottawattamie County, IA.

Sample Grants 

Adams County Conservation Board, $50,000 American Red Cross, $800,000 Campfire USA Midlands Council, $75,000 Carroll Depot Centre, Ltd, $50,000 Corning Center for Fine Arts, $24,000 Council Bluffs Historic Preservation Alliance, $45,000 Iowa West Foundation Streetscape Initiative, $750,000 Iowa West Foundatino Public Art Initiative, $500,000 MICAH House Corporation, $1,240,000 Pottawattamie County Development Corp, $2,000,000 Iowa Western Community College Foundation, $1,100,000 Pottawattamie County Board of Supervisors, $1,300,000 Artspace Projects, Inc.,1,783,000

Application Information 

For letter of inquiry: Jan. 1, Apr. 1, July 1, and Oct. 1; For full proposal: Jan. 15, Apr. 15, July 15, and Oct. 15

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