Community Funds

Jan 15, 2014

Coralville Community Fund – Launched in 2006, the Coralville Community Fund has built its endowment to more than $100,000 while giving generously to the community. The 30 individuals and organizations contributing $1,000 or more are recognized as Founders of the Coralville Community Fund. Those gifts added more than $50,000 to the Coralville Community Fund, a major step in building an endowment for the future good of the Coralville community. Grants have been awarded to a number of community organizations:

Coralville Aisle of Lights
Coralville Babe Ruth Baseball
Coralville Central Elementary and PTO
Coralville Community Aquatic Center
Coralville Ecumenical Food Pantry
Coralville Family Resource Center
Coralville Fire Fighters Memorial
Coralville Public Library
City Circle Acting Company
Hawkeye Area Council Boy Scouts
Iowa City Free Medical Clinic
Iowa City West High
Johnson County Historical Society
Junior Achievement of Eastern Iowa Inc.
Kirkwood Family Resource Center
Safety Village
The Iowa Children's Museum

CCF Board representatives include:
Kathy Bachmeier, CCF Chair, Bachmeier Carpet One Home & Floor
Rex Brandstatter, Realtor®
Tom Hamilton*, Hy-Vee
Henry Hertwig, Community Volunteer
Keith Jones, Hills Bank and Trust Co.
Dave Revier, Community Volunteer
Deanna Trumbull, Trumbull Consulting
Terry Kaeding, Community Volunteer
Cory Tweden, Scheels All Sports
Mary Richard*, Law Offices of Dell A. Richard
Mary Jo Streb, Community Volunteer
Ellen Habel, City of Coralville

*retiring Trustee members

Lone Tree Community Fund – The Lone Tree community was the first to begin an endowment fund at the Community Foundation of Johnson County. Lone Tree Community Fund, Lone Tree Community School, Lone Tree City Council, Lone Tree Fire and Rescue, and Lone Tree Visioning Committee are partnering in an ongoing effort to improve the community. Since founding in 2005, the LTCF has given back to its community with grants that support projects such as the Lone Tree Cemetery sign and a chartered bus trip to watch the Iowa Boys State High School Basketball Tournament in Des Moines.

Board representatives include:
Brenda Grover, Lone Tree Community School
Tanya Judge, LTCF Treasurer
Jeff Lihs, LTCF Chair, Lone Tree Council
Mitch Swinton, University of Iowa
Kristie Thompson, Community Volunteer
Kurt Wieland, Monsanto
Melinda Wieland, American Family Insurance

North Liberty Community Fund – Founded in 2007, the North Liberty Community Fund is working to build endowment for the greater good of North Liberty. Funds have supported the following community projects:

Boy Scouts of America Troop 216
North Liberty American Legion Auxiliary
North Liberty Community Pantry
North Liberty Family Resource Center
Parent University Project

NLCF Board representatives include:
Dave Roberts, NLCF Chair, Gateway Access Realty
JR Brumley*, SouthSlope (retired)
Karla Davis, Karla Davis Real Estate
Jennifer Lough, Hills Bank and Trust Co
Jean Kuehl, 6th Judicial District Department of Correctional Services
Lori Meyer, Great Western Bank
Justyn Miller, South Slope
Mike Miller*, Proctor & Gamble
Mary K Mitchell, Jim Martinek Law Office
Tracey Mulcahey, City of North Liberty
Beth Saxton, Colony Country Campground
Glenn Siders*, SouthGate Development
Dennis Tallman, Alpha Graphics

*retiring Trustees

Swisher Community Fund – The Swisher Community Fund continues to grow its endowment in anticipation of meeting community needs and opportunities. SCF Board of Trustees anticipates leveraging grant monies to fund community projects.

Swisher Board representatives include:
Kris Heims
Maureen Rompot
Karen Vondracek
Mary Gudenkauf

Tiffin Community Fund - Launched in 2007, the Tiffin Community Fund provides resources for the infrastructure of Tiffin's community improvement, beautification, historical education, community spaces and cultural and recreational activities. TCF funded park shelters in the Tiffin Park.

TCF Board representatives include:
Cathy Davis, UICCU
Jim Davis, UICCU
Jim Bartels, Tiffin City Council
Beverly Marshall-Goodell, TCF Chair, United Methodist Church
Nick Pfeiffer, MidWestOne
Royce Phillips, Tabernacle Baptist Church
Bob Sentman, Community Volunteer

University Heights Community Fund – University Heights Community Fund Board of Trustee members are challenging neighbors and the community to contribute to the University Heights Community Fund. The Community Fund was established to enhance the quality of life in University Heights by growing and distributing funds to benefit charitable, cultural, civic, health, environmental and educational activities proposed by individuals, groups or the University Heights City Council.

University Heights Board representatives include:
Christine M. Anderson
June Braverman
Carson Eggland
Rosanne Hopson
Chris Luzzie
Rachel Stewart
Rich Wretman

*retiring Trustee members

Category: Partners Project