Community Foundation for Western Iowa (givewesterniowa.org) is proud to announce that western Iowa came out in full force to support nonprofits and their important work throughout nine counties during Giving Tuesday 712.
Western Iowa raised $1.5 million in 2023 on the global day of giving, up from 2022’s $1.3 million in donations. According to the Community Foundation for Western Iowa, donations jumped 24% on Giving Tuesday through the SHARE Iowa platform. SHARE Iowa is an initiative of the Community Foundation for Western Iowa.
There were 257 nonprofit organizations that partnered with SHARE Iowa on Giving Tuesday, up from 101 in September 2022. Nonprofits that partner with SHARE Iowa or SHARE Omaha, the affiliate platform for the Omaha metro, dedicated time, efforts and resources to Giving Tuesday to collectively advocate for support and connect with their community.
The Community Foundation for Western Iowa also provided 12 $1,000 hourly prizes and one $500 bonus prize for SHARE Iowa nonprofit organizations that participated in Giving Tuesday 712.
The Community Foundation for Western Iowa is a tax-exempt public charity, 501(c)(3), that serves thousands of people who share a common interest in improving the quality of life in western Iowa. For more information, go to givewesterniowa.org.