2020 Emergency Response Grants

Emergency Response Grants

4 C’s Community Coordinated Child Care – $2,400 to support communication with providers through technology

Antelope Lending Library – $5,846 to support continued safe distribution of books

Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Johnson County – $5,000 to support keeping matches connected through technology

Center for Worker Justice of Eastern Iowa – $2,500 to support emergency operations

Childserve – $2,000 for continuity of care during COVID-19 crisis.  This grant was fully funded by the Coralville Community Fund.

CommUnity Crisis Services and Food Bank – $6,500 for operational support

Coralville Community Food Pantry – $4,000 for diapers, baby food and food assistance for Coralville Families. This grant was partially funded by the Coralville Community Fund

Domestic Violence Intervention Program – $5,000 for emergency housing for victims and survivors of abuse

FilmScene – $2,500 for emergency operational support

Free Lunch Program – $3,000 for COVID-19 relief emergency funding

Horizons – A Family Services Alliance – $2,500 for weekend frozen meals for Johnson County Meals on Wheels Program.  This grant was partially funded by a grant from the Coralville Community Fund.

Houses into Homes – $1,800 to support bedbug prevention and delivery costs

IC Compassion – $2,848 to purchase a refrigerator, food supplies and AmeriCorp Vista cost share expenses

Iowa Children’s Museum – $2,500 for emergency operational support

Iowa City Community School District Healthy Kids School Based Clinic – $2,500 to support the purchase of emergency personal protective equipment, medication costs for patients, and lab testing costs

Iowa City Community School District Foundation – $11,500 to support at-home learning initiatives. This grant was partially funded by the Coralville Community Fund.

Iowa City Fab Lab – $3,000 to produce emergency personal protective equipment for local healthcare organizations

Iowa City Free Medical Clinic – $6,000 to support clinic operations

Iowa Legal Aid – $7,500 to provide emergent legal services to low-income Johnson County residents

Iowa Valley Habitat for Humanity – $5,000 for mortgage relief for Habitat Homeowners

Johnson County Community Emergency Response Team – $14,600 to purchase a utility trailer to transport critical supplies during the pandemic.  This grant was funded thanks to a generous gift of $10,000 from United Iowa Financial.

North Liberty Community Pantry – $7,500 for safe food delivery and distribution supplies

Our Kids/Open Heartland – $6,000 for rental assistance for at-risk, minority families

Orchestra Iowa – $2,500 for emergency operational support

Refugee and Immigrant Association – $4,050 for increased access to COVID-19 related information for non-English speaking community members

Riverside Theater – $2,500 for emergency operational support

Salvation Army Heartland Division – $2,500 for COVID-19 related expenses

Shelter House – $10,000 to provide emergency operational support; $5,982.66 to fund housing case management; $265 to support the collaborative effort of communicating eviction protection information through Project Better Together

Solon Senior Support – $3,000 to support restaurants serving seniors

Summer of the Arts – $5,000 to support virtual arts performances

Systems Unlimited – $3,100 to support the purchase of extra medical equipment in response to COVID-19

Table to Table – $9,000 to fund an emergent need for a food distribution vehicle.  This grant was partially funded by the Coralville Community Fund.

The Englert Theater – $2,500 for emergency operational support

The Housing Fellowship – $5,000 for emergency operational support/housing assistance

United Way of Johnson and Washington Counties – $7,500 to provide basic needs assistance to individuals and families in Johnson County