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Iowa Communities Rally Together to Raise $1.5 Million During Giving Tuesday 712


COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (Dec. 7, 2023) – Western Iowa came out in full force to support nonprofits and their important work throughout nine counties during Giving Tuesday 712 on November 28, 2023.

Western Iowa raised $1.5 million this year on the global day of giving, up from last year’s $1.3 million in donations. According to the Community Foundation for Western Iowa, donations jumped 24% on Giving Tuesday through the SHARE Iowa platform. SHARE Iowa is an initiative of the Community Foundation for Western Iowa.

Prettiest Profile Contest!


In time for Giving Tuesday, SHARE Iowa is excited to offer the Prettiest Profile Prize!

Now is the time to review your profile and make sure you are ready for Giving Tuesday! Have you added photos? Make sure to include fun events or volunteer opportunities and don't forget to add a registry of items your organization needs for your day to day operations! 

Update your profile in September and October and be entered to win our Pretties Profile Prize!


Giving Tuesday November 28!


As the leaves begin to fall, harvest begins, and football rivalries are in full force, we begin planning for Giving Tuesday.

Giving Tuesday is the biggest day of giving locally.  Last year, western Iowa nonprofits raised over $1.3 million on Giving Tuesday.  With SHARE Iowa and the Community Foundation for Western Iowa, it is easy for the community to get involved and support your organization. 

Metro Magazine and Community Foundation for Western Iowa Nonprofit Event August 22!


Please join us at Big Kel’s Pizza & Wings August 22nd from 11:00 - 1:00 for a lunch and learn with Andee Hoig!


Meet Andee Hoig, CEO and Publisher of ALH Media. Her multimedia company is the driving force behind metroMAGAZINE, Midlands Business Journal, The Giving Guide & Event Book,, and metroTV & MBJtv.


Southwest Iowa Mental Health and Substance Abuse Fund Accepting Grant Applications!

The Mental Health and Substance Abuse Fund of Southwest Iowa Fund was created to enhance the reach and capacity of our nonprofit service providers around their ability to educate the public, provide preventative solutions, and internal training to increase the capacity and ability of the providers.