About ABI Foundation

For more than 30 years, the Iowa Association of Business and Industry (ABI) Foundation has been dedicated to developing Iowa's workforce and leaders through statewide educational programs.

The ABI Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization annually supported by contributions from corporations, foundations and individual donors. The foundation is committed to providing statewide education programs to students, employees and businesses to develop community leaders and strengthen Iowa's workforce. The ABI Foundation's programs include Business Horizons, Leadership Iowa University and Leadership Iowa.

Meeting Community Needs

The ABI Foundation meets community needs in three primary ways:

  • Filling the gap in Iowa's career education at both the high school and college level.
  • Providing solutions for the state's workforce development needs.
  • Replenishing leaders and building civic engagement to enhance Iowa's future.