Foundation News

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

Central Iowa funders invest in launching the Central Iowa Basic Income Pilot

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Central Iowa Basic Income Pilot Project to launch in fall 2022

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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

Six Elements to Consider with Community Conversations

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Community-Based Participatory Research: What to Know

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How student research informed the basic income project

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How empathy is a part of systems-change work

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Making the Case: Communications Tactics that Work

Advocacy
7/26/22
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4 ways to measure system-change progress

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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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