Iowa Citizen Action Network Education Foundation (ICAN EF) is an educational and philanthropic partner organization of the left-of-center Iowa Citizen Action Network that advocates for changes to public policy.  ICAN EF states it has “united Iowa’s progressives” for “progressive change,” which includes support for maintaining Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security. 
Iowa Citizen Action Network Education Foundation provides organizational, research, and educational materials, networks, and training.  These resources are provided to its partner organization, Iowa Citizen Action Network, as well as its coalition partners and affiliates, to facilitate issue campaigns. 
ICAN EF engages in voter contact efforts to assess public policy priorities and provide informational materials.  ICAN EF works with other organizations to build voter coalitions and to inform voters of present public policies.