5224GOOD Grants


5224GOOD is a learning and giving circle dedicated to educating their members about philanthropy and community needs in Johnson County through social and networking opportunities. 5224GOOD partners with the Community Foundation of Johnson County (CFJC) to manage the 5224GOOD Charitable Fund and the 5224GOOD Endowed Fund. For 2024, the granting focus area is Housing Insecurity. The 5224GOOD membership has been engaging with local organizations and learning about the issue of Housing Insecurity in Johnson County. This year’s grant cycle will support local 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations working to address Housing Insecurity in Johnson County.

Eligibility and Grant Details

Eligibility Requirements

All applicants should fit the following criteria:

  • 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations, churches, the ICCSD, and government entities
    • Those without a 501(c)3 status are encouraged to find a fiscal sponsor to apply
  • Significantly serving Johnson County, Iowa
  • Focus their work on Housing Insecurity

Request Amount

The maximum request amount per application is $25,000. We encourage applicants to request the full $25,000.

Type of Support

This grant cycle is geared toward program/project support requests. Existing or new programs/projects will be considered. Collaborative projects are encouraged.

Reporting Requirements

Awardees will be required to submit a Grant Report through the online grants system on or before June 30, 2025. Grant reports include information on the project, funds expenditure, general data on persons served, and photos.


The 5224GOOD Grant Application will be open at the link below beginning July 1, 2024. Reach out to Ellie Moore with any questions you may have, and/or to ensure your request fits this grant cycle.


Applications Open: July 1

Applications Close: August 15

Decisions to Awardees: Early October

Awards Celebration: TBD November

Grant Report Due: June 30, 2025

FAQs/Helpful Resources

  • What is 5224GOOD?
  • Can I apply for the 5224GOOD Grant and a CFJC Community Impact Grant?
    • Yes! Each organization can submit one request to each process.
  • Who makes funding decisions for these grants?
    • The membership of the 5224GOOD Giving Circle determines the grant awards.
  • FAQs – Online Grants Portal
  • Additional Questions – Contact the CFJC Team