Create impact and give where we live.

We are excited to announce that our Community Impact Grants application cycle is open now through March 31.

Community Impact Grants at the Community Foundation for Western Iowa range from $500 to $5,000 and are available to area nonprofit and city organizations whose innovative and meaningful work align with our mission to improve the lives of all county residents.

How to apply.


WE are hiring!

The Community Foundation for Western Iowa is looking for a Part-Time Operations Assistant to join our dynamic and high-performing team! This position is responsible for essential administrative duties, and will assist in managing the Community Foundation’s annual grant programs. The Operations Assistant serves as the key point of contact between the Community Foundation and all committees, and will perform diverse, complex and non-supervised administrative functions that require a high level of professionalism and confidentiality. Position details and how to apply.

The Community Foundation for Western Iowa is your connection to creating a lasting legacy and ensuring our communities are strong, vibrant, and attractive for years to come. We provide a highly personalized plan tailored to each individual or family’s charitable goals, financial interests, and desired impact.

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new name, greater impact

Over the last 15 years, the Community Foundation has learned how necessary it is to build funding sources for areas of need, where caring and committed donors can invest their charitable dollars in ways that fill their passion, while creating lasting change in our communities.

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