• 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 »

  • SMART Girls Program Helps Mentor Girls in Western Iowa

    January 18, 2019

    SMART Girls is a program designed to meet the developmental needs of girls involved in Boys and Girls Clubs of the Midlands (Council Bluffs, Carter Lake and Omaha) through a curriculum that address topics related to health, fitness and self-esteem. The… Read more »

  • Through IWF support Al Éxito expands to help Latinas in Tama and Belmond

    January 14, 2019

    Al Éxito provides programming that builds the leadership potential of Latino/a youth through college preparation, career development, civic engagement, family support, & celebration of culture. Iowa Women’s Foundation (IWF) funding is supporting Al… Read more »

  • 2019 Grantee Partners

    January 14, 2019

    IWF friends and supporters met to celebrate with 2019 Grantee Partners at the Annual Check Presentation. Grantees shared their programs with the group, and friends and supporters got to meet and visit with representatives from each organization. Grantm… Read more »

  • 2018 Top Ten Accomplishments

    December 27, 2018

      Thanks to the dedication of our hard working friends and supporters, IWF had a busy and productive 2018. So in the spirit of the new year and moving forward, we decided to take a look back on all the things you helped us accomplish this year, an… Read more »

  • Child Care Solutions in Northeast Iowa

    December 17, 2018

    Mary Janssen, the regional director for Child Care Resources and Referrals of Northeast Iowa at Exceptional Persons Inc., has been working to confront the child care crisis. Mary, Kaye Englin of the Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa, and others in… Read more »

  • IWF Announces 2019 Grantee Partners

    November 13, 2018

    The Iowa Women’s Foundation has announced its Grantee Partners for 2019. Due to the commitment of our supporters we are able to award $90,000 in grants to these programs that provide the tools for women and girls to be economically self-sufficient. Con… Read more »

  • The Community Producers Program Helps Refugee Women in Waterloo

    November 7, 2018

    The Community Producers Program (CPP) provides economic empowerment opportunities for refugee women in Waterloo.  CPP has given many people from around the globe the opportunity to connect with other community members and share their agricultural skill… Read more »

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