University of Iowa

Northwest Area Foundation


Telephone Number 
(651) 224-9635
Fax Number 
(651) 225-7701
60 Plato Blvd. E., Ste. 400
St. Paul, MN 55107
United States

Grant Information


The mission of the foundation is to support the efforts by the people, organizations and communities in their eight-state region to reduce poverty and achieve sustainable prosperity. By funding the work of proven or promising organizations, the foundation will focus on three outcomes for its eight-state region: Increased assets and wealth among people with low incomes; Increased capacity and leadership to reduce poverty; and Improved public policy solutions to reduce poverty.

Sample Grants 

Grow Iowa Foundation, $300,000 Iowa State University, Horizons Delivery Organization, $351,000 Iowa State Unviersity, Showcase Trainer, $4,100 Iowa State University, Design Team Video Conference, $3,000 Iowa State University, Horizons Grassroots $ Groundwork Conference, $2,000 Community Foundation of Cedar Falls/Waterloo, Community data collection, $90,000

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