Foundation News

Read the latest updates on the Foundation’s investments and partnerships in the community. For media inquiries, please contact Sarah Welch.

Mid-Iowa Health Foundation Releases 2021 HealthConnect Fellowship Report

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Mid-Iowa Health Foundation seeks applications for President and CEO Position

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Suzanne Mineck to Leave Mid-Iowa Health Foundation in Fall 2021

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Dream Cube art installation calls on Greater Des Moines to respond to youth homelessness

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Mid-Iowa Health Foundation awards $120,000 in grants to respond to COVID-19

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18 HealthConnect Fellows to advance system changes to improve children’s health

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Mid-Iowa Health Foundation announces new strategic initiative

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Strengthening our community’s health has been the primary focus of the Mid-Iowa Health Foundation since we began in 1984.

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7 lessons learned about systems change work

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The Foundation's role in the HealthConnect Fellowship

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Go ahead: Brag a little

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Planning from strength: questions to ask your team

Advocacy
4/26/21
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Preparing yourself to center the voices of those impacted by issues

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Vision vs. Tactics: How we can achieve the change we want to see

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System-change achievements advocates are making for central Iowa’s kids

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How we can begin to find peace in 2021

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Disconnection matters

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3 questions to reshape your policy agenda

Advocacy
10/30/20
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What you should know about homelessness in central Iowa during the pandemic

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Leading system change, even in times of uncertainty

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We must all do our part to be anti-racist

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Lessons in preventing burnout

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5 barriers pregnant women in poverty face in getting the care they need

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What I've learned about system-change work during this time of crisis

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What the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us about system change

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We have the resources to build a better food system here in Iowa

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What we should do about COVID-19 racial disparities in Iowa

Advocacy
5/6/20
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11 best practices for working from home during COVID-19

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