Great Western Bank $2,500 Grant

September 1, 2021 Thank you to Great Western Bank for supporting the Poweshiek Housing Assistance Fund with a $2,500 Making Life Great Grant! This grant will be used to assist individuals and families who are facing housing insecurity in Poweshiek County. The Poweshiek Housing Assistance Fund is one of our partner programs helping individuals [...]

Auction to Benefit Housing Fund

February 10, 2021

2021-02-17T16:16:52-06:00February 10th, 2021|Poweshiek Housing Assistance Fund|

Drake Library Kicks Off Outreach Care Kit Drive

November 12, 2020 Please consider donating Care Kits to benefit those experiencing homelessness. Drop off items at the North entrance of the Drake Community Library on 5th Avenue during business hours.

2020-11-13T19:27:22-06:00November 12th, 2020|Poweshiek Housing Assistance Fund|

Housing Assistance Fund dollars now available and Outreach Care Kit drive kicks off

November 5, 2020 Housing Assistance Fund dollars now available Poweshiek Housing assistance fund dollars are now available for Poweshiek County residents. The Poweshiek Housing Assistance Fund was established in 2020 by the Claude W. and Dolly Ahrens Foundation after a local Housing Coalition was formed over growing concerns of homelessness in Poweshiek County. Due to [...]

October is We Give month

October 22, 2020 October is We Give month for the Claude W. & Dolly Ahrens Foundation/Ahrens Park Foundation and Greater Poweshiek Community Foundation. The Poweshiek Housing Assistance Fund provides assistance to those who are on the verge of homelessness and/or housing insecure in Poweshiek County. Please consider supporting them today!

2020-11-04T21:49:20-06:00October 22nd, 2020|Poweshiek Housing Assistance Fund|

Sign Up for Second Mile’s Christmas Share

October 8, 2020

State Housing Resources

August 20, 2020  

Region 6 Affordable Housing Assistance Fund

September 23, 2020 Area residents may qualify for funding from this Affordable Housing Assistance Fund. Up to $25,000 of housing improvement assistance is available. Some of the housing assistance loan amount will be forgivable and some repayable, depending upon income. Please help spread word to those in need in our community. For more information [...]

2020-10-09T03:54:13-06:00September 23rd, 2020|Poweshiek Housing Assistance Fund|

Please Support the Housing Assistance Fund for Poweshiek Residents

September 15, 2020 We need your help! Please consider a gift to support individuals and families in need in Poweshiek County with rental assistance. A county-wide survey of landlords and others involved revealed the following: An estimated 900 individuals need affordable housing in the Poweshiek County area ($535 per month or lower). Only 40 [...]

2020-10-09T03:48:08-06:00September 15th, 2020|Poweshiek Housing Assistance Fund|

Giving to Grinnell in the wake of Derecho

August 20, 2020 The Grinnell Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to partner with the Claude W. & Dolly Ahrens Foundation, Greater Poweshiek Community Foundation and the Grinnell United Way in an effort to communicate organizational information and options to individuals wishing to make financial contributions in the wake of the August 10 derecho. [...]

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