• 2019 Grant Applications

    March 2, 2018

    The Iowa Women’s Foundation is currently taking grant applications for 2019. Before preparing your application, please review the Nuts and Bolts for an overview of the process, grant writing resources, and the guidelines for completing the application…. Read more »

  • Meet the 2018 IWF Grant Partners

    October 16, 2017

    The Iowa Women’s Foundation was pleased to see so many of our supporters at our Annual Awards Luncheon. Because of your commitment and devotion to bettering the lives of Iowa’s women and girls, together, we are able to award $100,000 in grants to 14 Gr… Read more »

  • We’re Accepting Grant Applications for 2018!

    March 3, 2017

    The Iowa Women’s Foundation is now accepting applications for its 2018 grants. Last year, we awarded more than $108,000, the largest amount in our history. Help us continue this trend by submitting your application to become a grant partner, or by cont… Read more »

  • Grant Informations Sessions held across Iowa in March and April

    March 3, 2017

    Last year, IWF awarded nearly $110,000 in grant funding to 18 organizations across Iowa.  If you are interested in learning more about our statewide grant-making process, IWF invites interested applicants to upcoming information sessions. Sessions will… Read more »

  • Our Favorite Time of Year – Check Presentations!

    January 27, 2017

    Last October at the Iowa Women’s Foundation Annual Luncheon, we revealed exciting news: 2017 would be the biggest year for grant making in our organization’s 22-year history! At our annual Check Presentation Ceremony on January 11, we were proud to giv… Read more »

  • Women’s Foundations Committed over $29 Million in 2016

    November 29, 2016

    Partners of Prosperity Together, a collective effort of U.S. women’s foundations, including the Iowa Women’s Foundation, committed $29,170,427 in 2016 to help women in their communities acquire living-wage jobs, educational training and support, and af… Read more »

  • A Message from the Iowa Women’s Foundation

    November 11, 2016

    Dear Friends, To quote our friend from the Women’s Foundation of Minnesota, Lee Roper-Batker, “This has been a brutal election, one that has divided us. Neighbors with good hearts and commitment to a prosperous Iowa—and nation—supported both Trump and… Read more »

  • Cokie Roberts named as keynote speaker at IWF’s 20th Annual Luncheon

    February 26, 2016

    IWF is delighted to announce Cokie Roberts as this year’s keynote speaker for our Annual Awards Luncheon: Date: Monday, September 19, 2016 Time: 11:30 – 1:00 Location: Coralville Marriott Hotel and Convention Center Roberts is a political commentator f… Read more »

  • NYC pledges $20 million to support women and girls

    February 17, 2016

    The New York Women’s Foundation, one of the founding partners of Prosperity Together, recently announced a significant funding commitment to support women and girls in New York City.  Ana Oliviera, President and CEO of the New York Women’s Foundation,… Read more »

  • Marie Wilson Delivers Keynote Address for 2015 Luncheon

    October 15, 2015

    Marie C. Wilson, founder of The White House Project and creator of Take our Daughters and Sons to Work ® Day, delivered the keynote address to a full house at the 2015 annual Iowa Women’s Foundation luncheon held on October 14th at the Coralville Marri… Read more »

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