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On January 27, 2022 Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds awarded $1.4 million in grant funds to 38 Iowa employers and partner organizations. Care Initiatives was awarded a $50,000 Future Ready Iowa Employer Innovation Grant through a partnership with the Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC).
Care Initiatives has pledged to match this grant, which means that Care Initiatives will be dedicating $100,000 to educate and support new certified nursing assistants (CNAs) over an 18-month period. This will allow Care Initiatives to hire and train approximately 80 new CNAs.
On January 8, 2022 Care Initiatives announced its membership with the Iowa Association of Business and Industry (ABI). The healthcare organization will become part of the network of more than 1,500 members who are a unified voice for Iowa businesses.
The membership is a step forward for the organization as it continues to focus on recruitment and retention of quality talent across their 58 locations. “Now, more than ever, the recruitment and retention of health care workers is the most important issue for Care Initiatives. We’re excited to support ABI’s efforts to encourage the...
On December 3, 2021, Care Initiatives met with board member of Hillcrest Family Services to deliver a $10,000 donation in honor of International Day of Persons with Disabilities. This donation was made to support the mission of Hillcrest Family Services to meet people as they are today, and guide them to where they want and need to be tomorrow.
In making its pledge, Care Initiatives Chief Executive Officer, Mike Beal stated that the donation is part of Care Initiatives’ continued commitment to extend its diversity, equity, and inclusion (“DEI”) efforts beyond the four walls of the...
On November 16, 2021, Care Initiatives pledged $5,000 to the Native American Child Care Center in honor of Native American Heritage Month. This donation was made to support the mission of the NACCC to provide child-care services and an early childhood education and development program primarily for, but not limited to pre-school children who identify with the Native American heritage.
In making its pledge, Care Initiatives Chief Executive Officer, Mike Beal stated that the donation is part of Care Initiatives’ continued commitment to extend its diversity, equity, and inclusion (“...