• 2021 Ovation!

    June 21, 2021

    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 »

  • Grant Partner Lutheran Services in Iowa: Promoting and Empowering Cultural Diversity in Child Care

    May 17, 2021

    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.

  • Ovation: A Tribute to Iowa Women and Girls

    May 11, 2021

    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 »

  • Grant Partner: Hawkeye Community College Child Development Center

    May 10, 2021

    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 »

  • Grant Partner: Grin & Grow Child Care

    May 3, 2021

    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.

  • Run Like A Mother

    April 20, 2021

    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 »

  • Catherine McAuley Center’s Supportive House Initiative Gets IWF Funding

    April 13, 2021

    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 »

  • IWF’s President Named to the Governor’s Child Care Task Force

    March 15, 2021

    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 »

  • Become a Child Care Provider

    March 8, 2021

    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 »

  • Women’s History Month

    March 8, 2021

    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 »

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