• Run Like A Mother

    March 25, 2019

    It’s back! Run Like A Mother! Come join the fun with the UNI Women in Business, Cedar Valley Chicks for Change and the Iowa Women’s Foundation as we host the 2019 Annual Run Like A Mother 5K on May 11th at Island Park in Cedar Falls. For more informati… Read more »

  • Stronger Together: ACT and the Iowa Women’s Foundation

    March 22, 2019

    Dawn Oliver Wiand, IWF’s Executive Director As we celebrate Women’s History Month, we reflect on our relationships with organizations like the Iowa Women’s Foundation (IWF) that share our commitment to helping people—particularly women and girls—find s… Read more »

  • Women’s History Month – A Look at History or a Call to Action?

    March 20, 2019

    by Kristen Corey, Iowa Department of Human Rights’ Office on the Status of Women While Women’s History Month calls us to reflect on where we have been, I find myself more focused on our future.  As we examine our tremendous progress it is easy to… Read more »

  • Lifting Each Other Up

    March 6, 2019

    By ACT Chief Commercial Officer, Suzana Delanghe Suzana Delanghe, Chief Commercial Officer at ACT Learn what Women’s History Month means to ACT Chief Commercial Officer, Suzana Delanghe, and why she’s championing the talent and values women bring to so… Read more »

  • Ovation: A Tribute to Iowa Women and Girls

    February 28, 2019

    The 6th edition of Ovation is in the works! This signature publication is a fundraiser used to pay tribute to Iowa’s remarkable women and girls. It was created as a way to share the stories of women and girls who have had an impact on their families, f… Read more »

  • Lutheran Services in Iowa Helps Refugees Become Child Care Entrepreneurs

    February 20, 2019

    New and existing providers share experiences during CCBD focus group For many parents who arrive in the U.S. as refugees, it is difficult to find quality child care. Families are adjusting to life in America and may feel hesitant leaving their child wi… Read more »

  • Heart of Iowa program expands child care to moms recovering from substance use disorders

    February 12, 2019

    ASAC’s Heart of Iowa program is grateful to the Iowa Women’s Foundation for our recent grant to expand our childcare services to additional evening and weekend hours! ASAC’s Heart of Iowa is designed specifically to address the needs of women and child… Read more »

  • Amani Community Services Helps Women Find Economic Self-Sufficiency

    February 6, 2019

    Amani Community Services is the Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Response Agency serving African Americans in Waterloo, Cedar Rapids, and Dubuque, Iowa. Our mission is to end all gender-based violence in the African American community. We know that… Read more »

  • 2019 Grant Applications Now Open

    February 5, 2019

    The Iowa Women’s Foundation, with support from its Board of Directors and supporters, is now accepting applications for its 2020 grants. Deadline dates for application submission and review have changed from previous years. All applications are now due… Read more »

  • The Women, Food & Agriculture Network Helps Train Female Farmers with IWF’s Support

    January 28, 2019

    The mission of the Women, Food & Agriculture Network is to engage women in building an ecological and just food and agricultural system through individual and community power. One way WFAN meets this mission is through our farm mentorship program,… Read more »

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