2022 community impact grants

Community Impact Grants are available to organizations whose innovative and meaningful work align with Pottawattamie County Community Foundation's mission to improve the lives of all county residents.

American Midwest Ballet
Season 13 Education and Community Engagement | $1,000

Avoca Main Street
Holidays on Main 2022 - Santa's Ho Ho Hoedown | $1,000

Carson Community Rodeo
Skybox Seating | $3,750

Carter Lake City Hall
Carter Lake Village Winter Festival | $750.00

Charles E. Lakin Human Services Campus
Back to School Extravaganza | $2,000

CHI Health Mercy Council Bluffs
Basic Health Needs Assistance Program | $1,500


City of Avoca
Entertainment, Education, and Customer Engagement on Avoca Main Street | $1,400

City of Carson
Gateway to Carson Mural | $2,000.00

Council Bluffs Schools Foundation
Rotary 5th Grade Career Fair | $1,000.00

Council Bluffs Soccer Club
"Soccer for All" Scholarship Program | $1,000.00

Dexter's Dream Foundation
Sensory Santa | $2,000.00

Family Crisis Centers
Outreach Supplies for Family Crisis Centers | $1,500.00


First Responders Foundation
Peer Support Training for First Responders and Veterans in Pottawattamie County | $1,000


Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa
Pottawattamie County Girl Scouts - Space Science Exploration! | $1,325


Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa - Troop 40341
American Girl Dolls at the Council Bluffs Public Library | $500


Heartland Family Service
Psychiatric Services | $1,500.00


Historic General Dodge House
2022 Independence Day - Free Community Celebration | $1,000

Historical Society of Pottawattamie County
Chicago and Northwestern Dining Car Painting | $1,000

Impact Hill
Family Entertainment | $2,000

Inter-Faith Response
Program Fund for Rent and Utilities | $2,500

Jennie Edmundson Memorial Hospital Foundation
Medi-Van Patient Transport | $1,500


Justice For Our Neighbors
Pottawattamie County Immigration Legal Services | $1,000

League of Human Dignity
Medical Equipment Loan and Rental Program | $1,500


Minden Community Club
Minden Community Club New Entry Doors | $3,000

Minden Little League
Minden Little League Improvements | $1,145

New Visions Homeless Services
Food Stability Program | $1,500


Omaha/Council Bluffs Bridges Out of Poverty
Southwest Iowa Poverty Alleviation Initiative | $2,500


Omaha Symphony
2022-23 Mission Imagination at Iowa Western | $3,000

Pottawattamie Arts Culture & Entertainment (PACE)
PACE Music in the Park Series | $2,000

Preserve Council Bluffs
"These Walls CAN Talk" Short Informational Videos | $1,500

Saving Grace Perishable Food Rescue
Expansion of Logistics and Distribution Operations in Council Bluffs | $5,000

Share a Fare Inc.
"On the Go" in Pottawattamie County | $1,000

Share My Smile
Program Growth and Development | $3,500

Sleep in Heavenly Peace, Inc.
Supplies and Materials for 13 Fully Furnished Twin Beds for Children in Need | $3,500

TeamMates of Lewis Central
Senior Scholarships and Event Funding | $1,000

The 712 Initiative
100 Block Holiday Lights | $1,500

Nebraska Diaper Bank, formerly The Life House
Pottawattamie County Diaper Distribution | $1,000

Treynor Parks & Trail Board
Park Flag & Entry Signs | $1,500

Walnut Community Center Foundation, Inc.
Volleyball Program Supplies | $1,500

Wings of Hope Cancer Support Center
The Hope Program | $1,000