• Enriching Iowa’s Youth through Social-Emotional Learning

    June 12, 2019

    A special thank you to our 2019 Grant Partner St. Mark’s Youth Enrichment for writing this guest blog and telling us about their work. To learn more about this organization, visit their website at stmarkyouthenrichment.org/. Social Emotional Learning a… Read more »

  • Making a Life-long Impact through Early Education

    June 5, 2019

    A special thank you to our 2019 Child Care Solutions Fund Grant Recipient, Davis County Daycare & Preschool for their commitment to providing Iowa families with high quality child care, and for sharing their story on this guest blog. To learn more… Read more »

  • Life After Addiction: How One Organization Is Helping Women Regain Their Self-Esteem and Build a Career

    May 15, 2019

    A special thank you to 2019 IWF Grant Partner, Heartland Family Services for writing this guest blog about one of their many programs, Iowa Family Works. Please visit their website to learn more about this organization, the people they serve, and how y… Read more »

  • Professional Development for Low-Resource Women

    May 7, 2019

    The Professional Women’s Group When CEO Joi Gordon thought about the networking opportunities she had been given that would advance her career as a young lawyer, and after joining Dress for Success Worldwide, she realized there was a real gap for the l… Read more »

  • OVATION Unveilings

    May 1, 2019

    The sixth edition of OVATION: A Tribute to Iowa Women and Girls will be unveiled across the state the week of May 13th. Over 600 women will have been honored since the inaugural 2014 edition. These remarkable women have had an impact on their families,… Read more »

  • Grant Applications Currently Being Accepted

    April 22, 2019

    Core Grant Applications for the 2020 year are currently being accepted. For project eligibility, grant guidelines, general information and the application form, click here. The application form is in a fillable pdf format. Please make sure you have the… Read more »

  • Run Like A Mother – Location Change for May 11

    April 15, 2019

    Due to poor spring weather and potential flooding, the Run Like A Mother event has been moved to Big Woods Lake (South Side – 1410 Big Woods Road) in Cedar Falls. All other aspects of the 5K event are the same – online registration, packet pick up Frid… Read more »

  • Run Like A Mother

    April 9, 2019

    The annual Run Like A Mother 5K will be held on May 11, 2019 at Island Park in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Come join the fun and bring your mother, your spouse, your children, your friends! Register before April 13th for the early fee of $25.00. Click here for… Read more »

  • Opening Doors—the Story of Belle Babb Mansfield by Christie Vilsack

    April 3, 2019

    This guest blog was written by Christie Vilsack, literacy advocate, politician, and former First Lady of Iowa. Watching the documentary RBG about U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg last week with my husband Tom, I was reminded that no succe… Read more »

  • 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 »

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