Mid-Iowa Health Foundation formed in 1984 through the endowed proceeds from the sale of Northwest Community Hospital. Over decades, the Foundation has continued the hospital’s commitment to support the health of our community.
Greater Des Moines is a healthy community
To serve as a catalyst and partner for improving the health of children and families in Greater Des Moines.
We advance system-change solutions that address the social determinants of health and ensure central Iowans can access what they need to live healthy lives.
Participating in and providing opportunities to listen, share knowledge, and collaborate with our community informs our strategic investments and grows a network of champions in support of health equity.
Our mission and guiding principles drive how we do our work and how we manage and invest our resources responsibly for our community.
Our actions are guided by these principles: