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Iowa Community Capital

Solidarity Microfinance Program

The Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines provided a Leadership Grand, funded through the Better Together Fund, to Iowa Community Capital to support their Solidarity Microfinance Program. Solidarity Microfinance provides women an opportunity to lift themselves out of poverty by starting their own small business. Click here to learn more.


Primary Health Care
Centralized Intake

A Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines Leadership Grant was awarded to Primary Health Care to jump start Centralized Intake, a game-changer in the way homeless families and individuals are connected with services. Serving as a hub between those seeking housing services and the providers serving them, Primary Health Care can refer clients to a variety of services based upon individual needs. This coordinated are is reducing barriers to service and cuts down dramatically on the number of steps it takes to become housed.