Foundation News

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

Eight Fellows Join Mid-Iowa Health Foundation’s HealthConnect Fellowship

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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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What’s New in Our Community

Health Disparities for Black Pregnant Iowans: What You Should Know

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5 reasons why youth should lead systems-change work

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What we mean by 'system change'

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4 insights from researching housing instability in central Iowa

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Iowa youth aging out of foster care: How are they doing?

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7 lessons learned from Sesame Street partnership

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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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