We serve people in Johnson County by growing endowments effectively and distributing funds efficiently.

How We Help


We connect you with causes you care about here in Johnson County.

How We Help


We make giving easy. The Endow Iowa Tax credit helps you give more for less.

How We Help


There are three ways to give: Established funds, Start your own fund, Leave a legacy

How We Help

Who We Are

Growing Better Together

video.jpgThe Community Foundation of Johnson County was formed on the belief that working together we are powerful agents for change. Together, we will achieve that goal, and we will enhance the quality of life for every citizen of Johnson County through fostering countywide philanthropy.

Our Mission

Our mission is simple – serve Johnson County by growing endowments and distributing funds for the greater community good. The Community Foundation of Johnson County Board of Directors has established priorities as defined by our mission:

  • Attract charitable gifts to build endowments

  • Make philanthropic grants in the areas of arts, culture and humanities; education; environment and animals; health and human services; and public and societal benefit

  • Provide responsible financial stewardship as evidenced by adherence to the national standards established by the Council on Foundations

  • Provide community leadership serving as catalyst and convener to bring partners and programs together to identify needs and opportunities

  • Shape effective responses to improve the quality of life in Johnson County