Won't you be my neighbor?

We partner with neighborhoods in Council Bluffs to bring a better quality of life to residents. Check out our map to learn more about the area and how you can get involved.

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Energizing downtown Council Bluffs

Our development efforts have infused $38 million into the local community, as well as bringing in hundreds of housing units, jobs and businesses to Council Bluffs.

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Our Impact

infused into the CB neighborhoods

square feet of new construction

increase in valuation, from $4 million to $17 million

citizens engaged though 2019 events/programs

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Kelly Carman

Board Spotlight

The 712 Initiative has some amazing board members that help our organization run smoothly. We’d like to introduce you to some of the people who’s contributions and insights help make…

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Announcing Staff Departures – Now Hiring

(Council Bluffs, Iowa) The 712 Initiative, a local community development nonprofit, announces departure of two staff members. The organization is now hiring to fill those positions. Jeff Snow, Director of…

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