Partner Projects

We support our Partners in Philanthropy and their activities!


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5224GOOD, a learning and giving circle, will meet March 2. Persons who want to learn about "welcoming and understanding immigrants" are invited to participate from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. at the University Club on Melrose Avenue.

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Cookbook sale will help grow the Altrusa Jo Beers Endowment Fund

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Skogman Realty will host its fourth annual benefit golf outing Thursday, Sept. 15, at Saddleback Ridge Golf Course in Solon, Iowa.

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No Foot Too Small - annual benefit Sept. 9

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Thank you West Bancorporation Foundation for the grant to fund Summership Scholarships.

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Johnson County Extension will offer 2016 Non-Profit Management Academy series. Participants will receive CEU’s and a certificate of Non-Profit Management from Iowa State University for those seeking certification. Individuals may register for any of the courses that fulfill your training needs.

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The Grant Training Center at the University of Iowa will offer a Professional Grant Development Workshop on April 12-13 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Workshop is perfect for beginners or those who want to strengthen their grant writing skills.

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The Community Foundation of Johnson County is pleased to announce upcoming Partners in Philanthropy projects.

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No Foot Too Small

Jul 02, 2015

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Inspired by our son, Beau, we are honored to host the 2nd Annual No Foot Too Small Benefit to raise money for the March of Dimes.

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Johnson County communities are working in concert with the Community Foundation of Johnson County to raise awareness of needs and opportunities in their communities, and raising funds to meet those needs.

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Partnering for Pets

Jan 15, 2015

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Furry four-legged friends provide unconditional love for their human companions.The Friends of the Animal Center Foundation (FACF) is returning that loyalty with funding for a shelter while homeless pets await a new friend and a home. - See more at: http://cfjc.informaticsinc.net/news-events/2015/05/partnering-pets/#sthash.lzvPDPoM.dpuf

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5224Good impacts local philanthropy.

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Community Funds

Jan 15, 2014

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Community Fund Affiliates contribute to their communities

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Lessons for Life

Jan 15, 2014

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3,500 students in 22 elementary schools in Iowa City Community, Lone Tree and Clear Creek Amana districts are learning about food and how to live a healthy life.

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Students in the Iowa City Community School District (ICCSD) have better opportunities than ever for a healthy start and a bright smile.

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The Old Capitol Quilters Guild sewed up a partnership with the Community Foundation of Johnson County.

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Food aids families

Jan 15, 2013

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No one could have predicted a drought would follow a food funding shortfall, but it happened in 2012.

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The four nonprofit organizations, Crisis Center, Domestic Violence Intervention Program (DVIP), Free Lunch Program and National Alliance on Mental Illness of Johnson County (NAMIJC), are connecting the community by pooling resources to help Johnson County residents struggling with emotional turmoil.

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Casey Cook knew well that service club members are extraordinary fund raisers and generous community supporters.

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Six Johnson County cities are building community with endowment funds.

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IowaWatch, incorporated in February 2010 as an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit news service, provides University student journalists a collaborative environment to produce explanatory and investigative projects independently or in collaboration with other news organizations.

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‘Kids First’

Jan 15, 2012

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In 2009, Kids First moved to Johnson County when United Action for Youth (UAY) staff used the curriculum to aid children whose parents were divorcing.

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A Free Medical Clinic / Dick Parrott Free Dental Clinic (FMC) notebook of handwritten notes, in both English and Spanish, holds patients' stories and experiences.

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The Sutliff Bridge Authority (SBA) has opened two new funds at the Community Foundation of Johnson County.

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‘Own a Share’

Jan 15, 2011

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Community Fund Affiliates invite Johnson County residents to support their organizations.

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This past year, Summer of the Arts (SotA) reached out extending a special opportunity for programming beyond its legendary and fabulous free summer festivals.

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The skills gained following the 2006 tornado and 2008 Flood have given United Way of Johnson County (UWJC) proven leadership experience in disaster recovery.

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A grant award from the Community Foundation of Johnson County is helping chronically unemployed and homeless persons gain new skills to employment and helping them rebuild their lives.

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Keely Hinkel may have one of the best jobs in the region. Keely, Foster Grandparent Program Coordinator for Community Corrections Improvement Association (CCIA), connects seniors, ages 55 and more, who are willing to serve as grandparents to high-need children living in Johnson County.

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The Community Foundation board collaborated and connected to raise more than $546,000 for flood relief victims.

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2008 Flood update

Jan 15, 2009

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Many generous individuals, businesses and organizations contributed to support our community’s recovery and rebuilding efforts from the devastating 2008 Flood.

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Just three years after establishing an affiliate fund at the Community Foundation of Johnson County, Coralville is now working to reach a new strategic goal – a $200,000 campaign to endow the fund.

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The vision of the Emerging Philanthropists Society of United Way of Johnson County (UWJC) is helping establish healthcare for area children.

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In 2005, Casey Cook, leadership volunteer for United Way, established an endowment fund that would support United Way Community Priority Grants in years to come.

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