tuesday, december 1 is #GivingTuesday712

When you donate to an existing (or create a new) endowment fund at Pottawattamie County Community Foundation, we will provide a 20% match, up to $250,000!

There are a few ways to activate our 20% match:

  • Donations to established organization endowment funds at PCCF can be accepted directly through our donation platform at: https://bit.ly/PCCF-give-to-a-fund

  • If you donate to a nonprofit organization who has a fund with us through the SHARE Omaha #GivingTuesday712 platform, enter code PCCF2020 -- https://bit.ly/GivingTuesday712

  • Donations to individual and family funds at PCCF also qualify for the 20% match! Contact Kelly at kdix@ourpccf.org or 712.256.7007 ext. 10 for arrangements.

  • PCCF can also accept donations over the phone! Call us and mention your intent for the 20% match -- 712-256-7007.

Legacy of lifelong Pottawattamie County resident to provide scholarships for Iowa State University students.

Women's Fund of Southwest Iowa awards $48,640 to five programs in inaugural grant cycle.

Choose from nearly 40 charitable endowments on our new donation portal.

As a philanthropic solution, the Southwest Iowa COVID-19 Response unmet needs fund is currently accepting donations to help support our nonprofit partners who are on the front line of mitigating needs around the COVID-19 pandemic.

Learn more.

PCCF will continue to update this link with valuable resources and webinar recordings for our nonprofit partners who are seeking relief due to COVID-19.

EMERGENCY CHILDCARE COLLABORATIVE

In partnership with Council Bluffs Schools Foundation, this fund provides free childcare for emergency responders and healthcare workers.

Learn more.

PCCF has announced its 2020 Community Impact Grants award recipients. In its largest grant funding cycle to-date, the foundation will award 37 grants totaling $54,750 to area nonprofit organizations.

Work with Pottawattamie County Community Foundation staff to create a lasting impact for your community and the causes you care about most.

April 2020 metroMAGAZINE

MORE THAN EVER Southwest Iowa is a wonderful place to live, work and play. The communities in the region offer ample opportunities and attractions such as innovative educational initiatives; a thriving philanthropic community; a robust economy with tremendous support for businesses; and an appealing quality of life for citizens of all ages. As Donna Dostal, a resident of the area and President/CEO of the Pottawattamie County Community Foundation puts it: “It’s the most amazing time to be living in Southwest Iowa.”

Pottawattamie County Community Foundation (PCCF) is a partnership of rural and urban citizens dedicated to improving the lives of all residents by supporting and stimulating donor-driven philanthropy.

March 19, 2020

As our state and country continues to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, we want to update you on actions Pottawattamie County Community Foundation is taking during this time as we continue operations.

Our communities are made strong by working together and creating a culture that embraces diversity and thrives on inclusivity. We grow and flourish when our citizens feel valued, protected, welcome, and regarded as equals.

At the Pottawattamie County Community Foundation, we are committed to helping our Southwest Iowa communities grow and thrive. We support and espouse a culture defined by true philanthropy, which is defined as “love for humanity.” We stand firmly in support of creating a culture that ensures all people feel safe to be their whole selves, and enjoy justice and equality regardless of race, color, sex, ancestry, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity or expression.