News & Releases

Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines sets year-end records

Jan. 31, 2011

Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines donors set two giving records in 2010. A list of Community Foundation year-end and 2010 accomplishments are included below.

Author to Address 25 Rules of Civility

Jan. 21, 2011

Dr. P.M. Forni, author of "Choosing Civility", will be at Drake University in Des Moines on Thursday, February 3 at 7pm as part of the Better Together speaker series. Dr. Forni is the third speaker in the Better Together series, which focuses on how civility impacts our communities and state.

Community Foundation announces recipients of Organizational Effectiveness Grants: $60,000 invested in local nonprofit organizations

Jan. 21, 2011

The Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines is providing $60,000 in grants to local nonprofit organizations as part of the Organizational Effectiveness Grant cyle.

Lunch Unplugged set to entertain downtown workforce

Jan. 18, 2011

The Downtown Community Alliance (DCA) along with the Civic Center of Greater Des Moines are pleased to announce the lineup and event details for Lunch Unplugged.

Community Foundation announces Leadership Grant of $60,000 to build Teen & Community Center at Oakridge Neighborhood Services

Jan. 7, 2011

Visionary community leaders form giving circle: Charlotte and Fred Hubbell join as newest members

Jan. 3, 2011

Charlotte and Fred Hubbell are demonstrating their commitment to Greater Des Moines by joining the Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines Leadership Circle, a group comprised of donors who have created a substantial endowment that supports projects or causes that provide long-term community impact and address the most critical needs in Greater Des Moines.