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Iowa Global Resources

Community Colleges for International Development

CCID provides an international network for community colleges to further their internationalization initiatives and to enhance the development of a globally competent workforce for the communities they serve.

Iowa International Center

Founded in 1938, the Iowa International Center began by welcoming and providing safety for refugees fleeing Germany and Poland.  For almost 75 years, the Iowa International Center has been providing personal and professional opportunities linking Iowans with peoples from around the world.

Iowa Resource for International Service

Iowa Resource for International Service is a nonprofit, non-religious organization founded in 1993 and located in Ames, Iowa, whose mission is to promote international understanding, diversity, and peace.

Iowa Sister States

Iowa Sister States is a volunteer-driven non-profit organization based in Des Moines, Iowa, striving to build sustainable international partnerships that connect Iowans to the world community.

Self Help International

Self Help is dedicated to mechanization education for small-scale farmers worldwide. This training,will assist them to become self-reliant in meeting the food needs of their communities. Small-scale manufacturers and repairers are supported. Training Foreign personnel can be trained in Waverly as well as overseas. 

Sister Cities International

Sister Cities International is a 501(c)(3) nonpartisan nonprofit serving as the national membership organization for individual sister cities, counties, and states across the United States. This network unites tens of thousands of citizen diplomats and volunteers in programs in 140 countries on six continents.

University of Iowa International Programs

University of Northern Iowa International Programs

World Food Prize

The World Food Prize is the foremost international award recognizing outstanding individual achievements in improving the quality or availability of the food in the World.