07/21/2014 United Way of Central Iowa Hosts Premier Grantsmanship Training Program
Learn powerful skills to help your nonprofit organization
07/16/2014 Central Iowa Works wins national award
The National Fund for Workforce Solutions (National Fund) has named Central Iowa Works in Des Moines, Iowa, a recipient of its 2014 Investor Committee Award for Exemplary Effort to Accomplish Systems Change. Central Iowa Works is supported by United Way of Central Iowa.
07/1/2014 Day of Action : Tuesday, September 9, 2014
06/10/2014 Volunteer for Graduation Walk - August 23
On Saturday, August 23, 2014, Des Moines Public Schools, United Way of Central Iowa, and corporate partner Wells Fargo and Company are holding the sixth annual Graduation Walk.
06/5/2014 Summer in the City!
United Way and 25 partner schools and nonprofits have launched five new programs — called Summer in the City — for children and their families. These programs are made possible due to the record-setting success of the 2012 United Way campaign.
04/24/2014 Individual Advocate: Scott Burgmeyer
04/24/2014 Individual Volunteer: Lynn Graves
04/23/2014 Central Iowa named Pacesetter by Campaign for Grade Level Reading
Ralph Smith, president of the Campaign for Grade Level Reading, named central Iowa a Pacesetter Community for its efforts to improve literacy skills in children and youth.
04/22/2014 Principal Financial Group named Spirit of Central Iowa Awardee
11 organizations and individuals honored in LIVE UNITED Awards
03/31/2014 United Way Community Gardens
In the heart of the farm belt, one in eight Iowans -- 400,000 people -- doesn’t get enough nutritionally adequate and safe foods.