The Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines announced today that it has made more than $180,000 available to local charities through its Leadership Grants. Grants were given to:

  • Iowa Community Capital for its Solidarity Microfinance Program.
  • Children & Family Policy Center for urban core community development.
  • Youth Emergency Services & Shelter of Iowa for emergency shelter expansion.
  • Des Moines Area Religious Council for the 1435 Mulberry Initiative capital campaign.