2022 Community Grants Listing

The 2022 Community Grants Program awarded $330,192.96 to 54 organizations. This funding came from the CFJC and 21 funding partners. The grants listed below are divided into Program and Operational Support, then listed in alphabetical order within the 6 interest areas we fund: Arts, Culture, & Humanities, Education, Environment & Animals, Health, Human Services, and Public & Societal Benefit. Program Support Grants funded a specific program or project at the organization. Operational Support Grants fund general operations and capacity building/sustainability of the organization. Partner funders are listed beside each grant they contributed to. Thanks to all who came alongside us in our grantmaking this year!

Operational Support Grants

Arts, Culture, & Humanities

Johnson County Historical Society – Raymond & Janet Bywater Family Fund

The Englert Theatre – Paula O. and Lowell Brandt Fund

The Iowa Children’s Museum – Angerer Family Fund, Gfeller-Cook Fund, Skaugstad Family Fund,  Westemeyer Family Fund


4 C’s Community Coordinated Child Care – 5224GOOD,  Angerer Family Fund,  Atkinson Family Fund

Friendship Community Project

The Greater Iowa City Area Home Builders Association Vocational Training Council – Atkinson Family Fund, Terry and Susan Brennan Family Fund


Healthy Kids School-Based Health Clinics – George & Betty Winokur Fund

Iowa City Free Mental Health Clinic – Davidson Family Fund

Team Breast Friends – Skaugstad Family Fund

Human Services

American Cancer Society – Skaugstad Family Fund

Domestic Violence Intervention Program – Davidson Family Fund, Gfeller-Cook Fund

Dream City

Houses into Homes

Inside Out Re-Entry Community – Catalano Fund, Project H.O.P.E., Skaugstad Family Fund

Neighborhood Centers of Johnson County – Schwab-Burford Fund

North Liberty Community Pantry

The Arc of Southeast Iowa – Schwab-Burford Fund

The Bird House – Hospice Home of Johnson County – Angerer Family Fund, Nowak Family Fund

Public & Societal Benefit

Field to Family – Katherine Grimes and Jeffrey Currie Fund, M&B Seberger Fund

Johnson County Affordable Housing Coalition

Open Heartland – 5224GOOD, Gfeller-Cook Fund, Schwab-Burford Family Fund, Wallace Family Fund

Program Support Grants

Arts, Culture, & Humanities

Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature

North Liberty Library

Public Space One

Riverside Theatre – Angerer Family Fund, Savin and Potter Fund

University of Iowa Stanley Museum of Art – Savin and Potter Fund


HAVlife Johnson County – Skaugstad Family Fund

Iowa City Community School District Foundation – Angerer Family Fund

Iowa City Poetry

Kirkwood Community College Foundation – Bergus Family Fund

The Johnson County Community Writing Center

The Lena Project

The University of Iowa Baker Teacher Leader Center – Atkinson Family Fund

Environment & Animals

Iowa Valley Resource Conservation and Development



CommUnity Crisis Services and Food Bank – 5224GOOD, Angerer Family Fund, George & Betty Winokur Fund

I’m Glad You Stayed Project – 5224GOOD

Iowa City Free Medical Clinic – Angerer Family Fund, Davidson Family Fund

North Liberty Community Betterment

United Action for Youth – 5224GOOD, Boyd McGurk Fund

University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics/Acute Care Surgery

Human Services

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Johnson County – 5224GOOD

Coralville Community Food Pantry

Fight With Flash Foundation – Skaugstad Family Fund

Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois, Inc. – Hills Bank and Trust Company Fund

Girls on the Run of Eastern Iowa

Iowa Valley Habitat for Humanity – Davidson Family Fund, Karen Terra Fund

Miracles in Motion Therapeutic Equestrian Center – Westemeyer Family Fund

Safe Families for Children Alliance – 5224GOOD

Shelter House, Inc.

Successful Living – Angerer Family Fund, Watts Family Fund

TRAIL of Johnson County – Coldren Fund for the Elderly

Public & Societal Benefit

City of Hills – Coldren Fund for the Elderly

Iowa City Public Library – Growing Better Together Fund