Foundation News

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

Disaster Recovery Fund report highlights Greater Des Moines nonprofits' efforts during pandemic

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Dr. Nalo Johnson named President and CEO of Mid-Iowa Health Foundation

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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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A closer look at mental health in schools during the pandemic

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Get to Know Dr. Nalo Johnson

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4 questions for nonprofit and community leaders

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5 questions for leaders in philanthropy

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5 ways to think about your personal brand as a part of your work

Leadership
11/1/21
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4 issues impacting children’s health during the pandemic

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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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