The Iowa Women’s Foundation (IWF) is currently accepting Letters of Interest (LOI) for the Community Child Care Solutions Fund (CCCSF). This fund is in its 3rd year and is designated to improving the lives of Iowa’s women and girls through efforts directly related to creating solutions to the child care crisis. The funds in the CCCSF are invested in organizations and institutions focused on innovative and sustainable strategies/solutions ensuring access to affordable quality child care that decreases the work force gap and ultimately increases women’s economic security across Iowa.

Interested applicants may submit Letters of Interest (LOI) on letterhead detailing the project they wish to be considered for funding. Letters must be submitted no later than Thursday, August 1, 2019, 5:00 p.m. CST via email: grants@iawf.org . All LOI’s will be reviewed and each applicant will be notified by September 1, 2019 of their status. Those moving to the next round will be asked to complete a more detailed application. Final selections will be made in November. Recipients will be invited to a check presentation in January, 2020. Funding is to be used in the 2020 calendar year.

For more information and Letter of Interest Instructions, see the IWF website: https://iawf.org/child-care-solutions-fund/