Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Document And Entity Information

Document And Entity Information - shares
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2024
May 15, 2024
Document Information [Line Items]    
Entity Central Index Key 0000919864  
Entity Registrant Name Finward Bancorp  
Amendment Flag false  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2024  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Quarterly Report true  
Document Period End Date Mar. 31, 2024  
Document Transition Report false  
Entity File Number 001-40999  
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code IN  
Entity Tax Identification Number 35-1927981  
Entity Address, Address Line One 9204 Columbia Avenue  
Entity Address, City or Town Munster  
Entity Address, State or Province IN  
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 46321  
City Area Code 219  
Local Phone Number 836‑4400  
Title of 12(b) Security Common stock, no par value  
Trading Symbol FNWD  
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes  
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer  
Entity Small Business true  
Entity Emerging Growth Company false  
Entity Shell Company false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   4,310,251