Iowa College Student Aid Commission

Award / $50,000

Priority / Healthcare Workforce Development

Location / Des Moines, IA Wapello and Cerro Gordo counties of focus

Grant Summary:

Iowa College Aid will work to increase the number of students, particularly students from rural communities, who enter health professions. Rather than impose a statewide “solution” to the problem, Iowa College Aid proposes a systematic collaborative approach known as collective impact to develop healthcare career pathways programs or other community-based solutions to the healthcare workforce shortage in and Mason City and Ottumwa.