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Gift of Grain Commodities

May 6, 2020

If you are a farmer, a gift of grain or other crops, instead of a cash contribution, can be a…

Lawler and Whitty Join CFSWIA Board

April 22, 2020

Date: April 22, 2020 Contact: Rachel Seidl Email: rseidl@catholicfoundationiowa.org Phone: (515) 237-5044 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CATHOLIC FOUNDATION OF SOUTHWEST IOWA…

The Secure Act and the QCD

March 17, 2020

The “Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement” Act, aka the SECURE Act, was among several bills attached recently to a “must-pass” appropriations…

Tom Mahoney Joins CFSWIA Board of Directors

February 11, 2020

Date: February 13, 2020 Contact: Rachel Seidl Email: rseidl@catholicfoundationiowa.org Phone: (515) 237-5044 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CATHOLIC FOUNDATION OF SOUTHWEST IOWA…

One Size Does Not Fit All

October 7, 2019

People often ask “what’s the best way to make a gift to Catholic Foundation of Southwest Iowa?” Our answer: “It’s…

Catholic Foundation Names New Executive Director

August 30, 2019

The Catholic Foundation of Southwest Iowa has named Sue McEntee as its new Executive Director effective September 16. “We are…

McCarville to Xavier High School

June 4, 2019

McCarville steps into new role at Xavier High School in Cedar Rapids Catholic Foundation of Southwest Iowa begins search for new…

CFSWIA Grants $50,000 to Parishes, Schools, and More

April 24, 2019

| By Rachel Seidl | On April 23rd, 2019, the Catholic Foundation of Southwest Iowa (CFSWIA) awarded 19 different Catholic…

Purdums a Part of CFSWIA Since the Beginning

February 15, 2019

| By Rachel Seidl | The Catholic Church has been a mainstay for the Purdums, who moved frequently. “We give to the…

CFSWIA grant supports Dowling ministry program

January 16, 2019

| By Rachel Seidl |  In July of 2017, Addie Magruder, Graduate Ministries Coordinator at Dowling Catholic High School (DCHS),…

Investment Committee Invests in CFSWIA

December 11, 2018

| By Rachel Seidl | Many parishes, schools and individuals across the Diocese of Des Moines choose to partner with…

CFSWIA Grants Fund Various Projects within the Diocese

November 7, 2018

| By Rachel Seidl | In 2012, the CFSWIA was established, but it wasn’t until 2014 that they made their…