News & Releases

Community Foundation Awards Over $240,000 in Leadership Grants

Jun. 17, 2014

Community Foundation Announces Better Together Award Winners

May. 13, 2014

Scholarship Opportunities for African-American Students

Feb. 18, 2014

Community Foundation Celebrates a Record Breaking 2013

Feb. 12, 2014

New partnership gives low-income students a pathway to higher education and a career

Jan. 16, 2014

Drake University Official Press Release

Community Connect Participants Announced

Jan. 2, 2014

Story County Community Foundation Board Chair Honored for Service

Dec. 26, 2013

Marshall County Community Foundation Affiliates with Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines

Dec. 20, 2013

Community Foundation Grants $185,000 to Local Nonprofits

Dec. 15, 2013

The Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines granted $185,000 to local nonprofit organizations through Leadership Grants.

24th Annual Community Foundation Week Recognizes Impact, Leadership

Nov. 12, 2013

Iowa Community Foundations Have Much to Celebrate

Community Foundation Chief is Making a Difference

Oct. 9, 2013

Kristi Knous connects Des Moines' needy with Iowans who can help

Community Foundation Announces Fall BoardLaunch Training Series for Nonprofit Board and Staff Members

Oct. 2, 2013

The Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines offers affordable, professional development opportunities to enhance the management and leadership skills of local nonprofit board and staff members through its BoardLaunch series. Sessions are held from 3-5:30 p.m. at Junior Achievement, 6100 Grand Avenue in Des Moines, and cost $35 to attend.

One year Anniversary: Evelyn K. Davis Center for Working Families Fulfills Community Needs with Workforce Development

Aug. 26, 2013

Now, after one year of operation, Marvin DeJear, the Center's Operations Manager, is able to confidently say that the Center is well on the way to fulfilling these community needs.

Capital Crossroads Wins National Award for Regional Stewardship

Jul. 25, 2013

Community Foundation Spring 2013 Leadership Grant Recipients Announced

Jul. 1, 2013

Through strategic Leadership Grants the Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines plays a key role in providing significant funding to projects that strengthen Greater Des Moines by proactively responding to community trends and opportunities. The Community Foundation announces support of the following organizations with Leadership Grants:

Gordon Fischer to Join Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines

May. 28, 2013

The Community Foundation is pleased to announce that Gordon Fischer will serve as Vice President of Gift Planning Strategies.

Better Together Award Recipients Announced

May. 13, 2013

The Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines announced recipients of Better Together Awards at its annual Celebration Luncheon and Report to the Community.

Better Together Award Finalists Announced

May. 7, 2013

The Community Foundation is honoring nonprofit organizations, civic groups and individuals who are building social capital in our community with the Better Together Award.

Scholarship opportunities for local African-American students

Mar. 5, 2013

Applications for tuition scholarships through the Mary E. Wood Scholarship Fund and the Larry W. Carter Scholarship Fund are currently available for African-American students seeking higher education.

Community Foundation Supports New Women's Substance Abuse Treatment Program in Des Moines

Feb. 22, 2013

The Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines is providing a $75,000 Leadership Grant to support the Bridges of Iowa Women's Substance Abuse Treatment Program.