Congratulations to all of the 2021 Ovation Honorees! IWF is excited to share the 8th edition of Ovation: A Tribute to Iowa Women and Girls! Entrepreneurs, civil servants, and educators are just a few of the amazing women honored in the 2021 book. Read… Read more »
LSI’s Refugee Child Care Business Development Program offers interpreted, approved training and technical assistance to former refugees to start or expand in-home registered child care businesses.
Join the Iowa Women’s Foundation as we recognize and celebrate 132 women who have had an impact on their families, friends, colleagues and communities! These special honorees are making a difference every day and we can’t wait to introduce you to them!… Read more »
Thank you to our grant partner, Hawkeye Community College Child Development Center, for telling us more about their work. At Hawkeye Community College Child Development Center, we are focused on the whole child and their family, providing quality educa… Read more »
Grin & Grow Child Care is committed to providing accessible child care in Blackhawk County. Read about ways they’re overcoming challenges and serving their community.
The Annual Run is back at Big Woods Lake, Cedar Falls, Iowa! Come join the fun, get a good run in, and support the Iowa Women’s Foundation! When: Saturday, May 8th Time: Staggered runs at 8:00 am, 9:30 am. And 11:00 am Registration: $30 through race da… Read more »
A special thank you to our Grant Partner the Catherine McAuley Center for writing this guest blog and telling us about their work. After nearly three decades of offering transitional housing for unaccompanied women, Catherine McAuley Center (CMC) expan… Read more »
On March 10th, Governor Kim Reynolds launched a task force to confront Iowa’s child care crisis. The 17 member task force includes the Iowa Women’s Foundation’s President/CEO, Dawn Oliver Wiand. Along with the task force, over $13 million will be dedic… Read more »
Looking for a new career? Interested in starting a Child Development Home, or a center in your community? Child Care Resource & Referral (CCRR) offers providers an entry point to the child care field and helps them grow and succeed. Needing to expa… Read more »
Since 1987, the month of March has been recognized as Women’s History Month. This month honors the achievements and contributions of women as they continue to break through science, education, politics, engineering, athletics, medical fields, the arts… Read more »