Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document And Entity Information

Document And Entity Information - USD ($)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2021
Mar. 30, 2022
Jun. 30, 2021
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 FY    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2021    
Document Type 10-K    
Document Annual Report true    
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2021    
Document Transition Report false    
Entity File Number 0-26128    
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code IN    
Entity Tax Identification Number 35-1927981    
Entity Address, Address Line One 9204 Columbia Avenue    
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 46321    
Entity Address, City or Town Munster    
Entity Address, State or Province IN    
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 Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
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    
ICFR Auditor Attestation Flag false    
Entity Shell Company false    
Entity Public Float     $ 128,281,665
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   4,294,136  
Auditor Name BKD, LLP    
Auditor Location Indianapolis, Indiana    
Auditor Firm ID 686