The Iowa West Foundation makes grants in the following areas:
Community Development & Beautification
A high priority is given to community development projects that encourage neighborhood revitalization and create more livable neighborhoods, as well as improving downtowns and community main streets.
An important community goal is to retain or create family wage jobs that will result in increased economic self sufficiency for area families and residents.
The Foundation has an interest in new and innovative programs that promote life-long learning, academic performance and workforce preparation.
Human and Social Needs
The Foundation places a high priority on new and innovative programs that strengthen families, address the needs of underserved youth, provide services to senior citizens, and help citizens to reach their potential.
Letters of inquiry deadlines are January 1, April 1, July 1 and October 1
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