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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.

Our Projects

Our Impact

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

infused into the CB economy

square feet of new construction

new vendors added to the farmers market

What's new?

2019 Recap

https://the712initiative.org/app/uploads/2020/01/712-2019-recap-updated_1-1.mp4 2019 was a great year for The 712 Initiative! A few highlights include: Hiring Lynn Dittmer, our Director of Redevelopment 450 participants at the Shamrock Shuffle…

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CreekTop Gardens 2019 Season Recap

  This has been a big year for CreekTop Gardens! We had 30 adult gardeners and more than 120 student gardeners growing and utilizing the plots throughout the season.

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