2010 - 2011 Grants

The Community Foundation of Johnson County (CFJC) awarded more than $105,000 to 47 area nonprofit organizations. The grant awards were presented at the Foundation’s annual luncheon meeting held Jan. 14, 2011, at the Iowa City Sheraton Hotel & Conference Center. The meeting was sponsored by RSM McGladrey. Grant award breakdown follows: $13,300 to arts and culture; $17,700 to education; $8,800 to environment; $38,070 to health and human services and $10,800 to public and society benefit.

2010 - 2011 Grant Recipients 
4Cs Community Coordinated Child Care Child Development – home support
ARC of Southeast Iowa – Sibship program
Bib Brothers Big Sisters – Community-based Youth Mentoring
Camp Io-Dis-E-Ca – swimming pool challenge grant
Cedar Rapids Symphony – Orchestra Iowa / Iowa city Concert Series
CrimeStoppers – outreach
Crisis Center – Crisis Chat program
Elder Services – Elder Answers
Extend the Dream – Bill Friendly Coffee House Project
Free Medical Clinic – operating support
Girls on the Run – Johnson County Program Expansion
Healthy Kids Dental Clinic – Bright Smiles
Housing Fellowship – deposit loan program
Iowa Center for Public Affairs – IowaWatch.org
Iowa City Recreation – Beat a Cop, Win a Pop
Iowa Soccer Club – club scholarships
Iowa Valley Habitat for Humanity – Many Hands Make Light Work
Johnson County Extension – new facility
Johnson County Heritage Trust – accreditation support
2014_-_DVIP_Childrens_Art-1.jpgKids First Law Center – Advocacy for Children of Divorce
Miracles in Motion – Therapeutic Equestrian Activities
NAMI – Mental Health Emergency Roadmap
Neighborhood Centers of Johnson County – Learning Centers
North Liberty Community Pantry – Fundraising startup project
Oakdale Community Choir – operating support
Old Brick Foundation – window replacement
Riverside Theatre – operating support
Shelter House – STAR program
Solon Senior Advocates – van trip program
Springmier Community Library – Tiffin History Project
Table to Table – operating support
The Englert Theatre – Sprint 2011 Premier Partner
The Iowa Children’s Museum – Power Up! Project
The Quire – website improvements and promotion
The University of Iowa – Iowa City Book Festival
United Action for Youth – Kids First Divorce Program
Visiting Nurse Association – Education Resource update
West Branch Public Library – Children’s Area Project

Community Fund Affiliates
The Community Foundation also granted $2,500 in matching funds to each of the following Community Affiliates. The affiliates recommended the following organizations – Lone Tree Community Fund (Fire and Rescue Memorial), North Liberty Community Fund (North Liberty Pantry) and Tiffin Community Fund (Soccer Park Shelter). Coralville Community Fund chose to fund the Coralville Ecumenical Food Pantry, Coralville Fire Fighters Memorial, Coralville Performing Arts and Safety Village of Iowa City/Coralville Inc.