The Impact Fund at the Community Foundation for Western Iowa ( is currently the “Worthy Cause” nonprofit being recognized at Full Fledged Brewing Co. in Council Bluffs. The Community Foundation will receive a portion of taproom proceeds from Worthy Cause Amber Ale sales between the months of January through June to benefit the Impact Fund – a fund that supports projects and programming throughout Pottawattamie County.

The Impact Fund annually provides grants to nonprofits or governmental entities for creative or impactful projects that meet a clear, identifiable need in Pottawattamie County. Grants support projects in a variety of focus areas, such as: Arts & Culture, Community Betterment, Community Engagement, Education, Environment, Health, Human Services and Youth.

The Community Foundation celebrated its recognition as a “Worthy Cause” on February 23 with a small gathering, and will host two additional events at Full Fledged on May 9 and June 21 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. where community members are invited to attend.

Learn more about the Impact Fund at and Full Fledged Brewing Co. at

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. They are dedicated to creating a lasting legacy in our region by engaging our citizens and communities for durable change and fostering a culture of philanthropy. For more information, go to