2019 Grants Awarded

Arts, Culture, and Humanities

Iowa City Public Library – Creating Readers – Schwab-Burford Fund – $3,750.00

Iowa Center for Public Affairs Journalism – High School Journalism Project – Community Foundation of Johnson County – $1,000.00

Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature – One Book Two Book Children’s Literature Festival – Angerer Fund, Catalano Fund, Community Foundation of Johnson County – $10,000.00

Coralville Center for the Performing Arts – Moving Upward!  Expanding Children’s Theatre programming for Teens – Angerer Fund – $7,500.00.

Friends of Iowa City New Horizons Band – Silver Anniversary of Lifelong Music Making – Wallace Family Fund & Community Foundation of Johnson County – $4,159.80

Family Folk Machine – Family Folk Machine Youth Ukulele Project – Community Foundation of Johnson County – $1674.85

United Action for Youth – Music Studio and Community Events Project – Paula O. and Lowell Brandt Fund, Savin-Potter Fund, Community Foundation of Johnson County – $5,615.30

Orchestra Iowa Inc – 2019-20 Concerts, Educational Programs, & Community Engagement – Community Foundation of Johnson County – $3,750.00

University of Iowa Hancher Auditorium – joyUS, justUS – a residency and performance with Las Cafeteras and CONTRA-TIEMPO – Catalano Fund – $2,500.00

The Iowa Children’s Museum – The ICM ArtSmart Initiative – Skaugstad Family Fund – $3,5000.00

State University of Iowa Foundation – Publishing Young Writers, Empowering Young Minds – 5224GOOD – $4,000.00 

Combined Efforts Theatre – Dynamic Dance: An Inclusive Performance – 5224GOOD – $7,000.00 

University of Iowa Stanley Museum of Art – The University of Iowa Stanley Museum of Art 2019-20 Senior Living Communities Program – 5224GOOD – $3,000.00

Iowa City Community School District Foundation – Any Given Child – 5224GOOD – $10,000.00

Riverside Theatre – Free Shakespeare in the Park – 5224GOOD & Community Foundation of Johnson County – $10,000.00 

Jones Academy of Performing Arts  Jones Academy of Performing Arts – 5224GOOD – $10,000.00

Education

Refugee and Immigrant Association – Academic Improvement Program – Martin Family Fund – $3,388.87

4Cs Community Coordinated Child Care – 4Cs “Starting Strong” – Community Foundation of Johnson County – $7,580.00 

Iowa Writers’ House – Johnson County Leads Iowa in Diversity Education: Developing a Multicultural Curriculum for ICCSD  – Community Foundation of Johnson County – $5,350.00

The Dream Center – R.I.S.E. (Responsible Individuals Striving For Excellence) – Community Foundation of Johnson County – $5,000.00 

I Can Read Inc – I Can Read Songs Spanish Parent Empowerment – Community Foundation of Johnson County – $280.00

Preucil School of Music – Music Together® at Headstart – Wallace Family Fund – $2,538.00

Iowa City Community School District Foundation – Closing the Gap! – The Raymond L. and Janet M. Bywater Family Fund, Palmer Holden Fund, Nowak Family Fund and Community Foundation of Johnson County – $9,735.33

United Way of Johnson & Washington Counties – Diversity & Inclusion Literacy Kit Project – AM Rotary – $1,000.00

Iowa City Community School District Foundation – School of the Wild– Schwab-Burford Fund & Martin Family Fund – $10,000.00 

Antelope Lending Library  – School-Year Neighborhood Bookmobile Service – Stoffregen Grant & AM Rotary – $6,411.93

United Way of Johnson & Washington Counties – Summer Reading Buddies Program – George and Betty S. Winokur Fund and Bob and Hutha Sayre Fund – $5,799.00

FilmScene – FilmScene High School Film Program – George and Betty S. Winokur Fund – $7,525.00

Junior Achievement of Eastern Iowa – Transforming “I Can’t” into “I Can!”: Economic Education Programs – North Liberty Community Fund – $1,043.50

Environment/Animals

Friends of the Animal Center Foundation – Veterinary Anesthesia Machine – Wallace Family Fund – $2,500.00

Project GREEN – Project GREEN Annual Parkways Maintenance – Community Foundation of Johnson County – $2,697.22

Bur Oak Land Trust – Creating Conservation Education Opportunities for Johnson County Youth – Community Foundation of Johnson County – $2,697.22

Health Services

Iowa City Free Medical Clinic – FMC Clinic Assistant – Community Foundation of Johnson County – $3,289.26

Iowa City Hospice – Supportive Care:  Supporting People through Serious Illness – Community Foundation of Johnson County – $4,289.26

Iowa City Free Medical Clinic – Diabetic Supplies for Free Clinic Patients – Vandenberg Family Fund, Schwab-Burford, AM Rotary, and Community Foundation of Johnson County – $7,289.26

Johnson County Visiting Nurse Association – Purchase of an Employee Picture Identification Card Printer – Schwab-Burford Fund – $2,000.00

National Alliance on Mental Illness – National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): R Place Peer Recovery Program: A Place for Peer Support – Martin Family Fund, AM Rotary and Community Foundation of Johnson County – $2,971.86

Human Services

Free Lunch Program – Free Lunch Program of Iowa City – Angerer Fund – $6,000.00

Elder Services Inc – Horizons Meals on Wheels – Coldren Fund & Community Foundation of Johnson County  – $10,000.00

The Salvation Army Iowa City Corps Hot Meals, Warm Hearts – Angerer Fund – $7,500.00

Coralville Community Food Pantry – School Break Nutrition Program – Vandenberg Family Fund, Angerer Fund, AM Rotary, and Community Foundation of Johnson County  $7,000.00

Iowa Valley Habitat for Humanity – Iowa Valley Habitat for Humanity Interfaith Builds – Karen Terra Fund, Bob and Hutha Sayre Fund and Community Foundation of Johnson County – $5,534.98

CommUnity Crisis Services and Food Bank  Stocking Empty Shelves: Fighting Food Insecurity in Johnson County AM Rotary & Community Foundation of Johnson County – $4,750.00

CommUnity Crisis Services and Food Bank – Basic Needs Assistance for Johnson County Families – Angerer Fund & AM Rotary – $6,000.00

Kids First Law Center Advocacy for Children of High-Conflict Divorce – Angerer Fund – $3,000.00

Neighborhood Centers of Johnson County – G! WORLD – Community Foundation of Johnson County – $3,000.00

Iowa Valley RC&D – 2020 Grow: Johnson County Food Sovereignty Project – Community Foundation of Johnson County –  $3,000.00

Fifth Ward Saints North – Laptops for Learning –  Westemeyer Fund – $1,000.00

Inside Out Re-Entry Community – Inside Out Reentry Community – Project H.O.P.E., AM Rotary and Community Foundation of Johnson County – $5,981.09

University of Iowa – 24-hour Sexual Assault Crisis Response – Community Foundation of Johnson County – $3,000.00

TRAIL of Johnson County – TRAIL Supported Membership Program – Coldren Fund – $2,660.00

Planned Parenthood of the Heartland – Preventive Reproductive Health Services – Vandenberg Family Fund – $1,000.00

Iowa Valley Habitat for Humanity – Helping Hands – Skaugstad Family Fund – $1,317.03

Domestic Violence Intervention Program – The Domestic Violence Intervention Program Youth Education – AM Rotary – $2,000.00

North Liberty Community Pantry – A Hand Up For Children – North Liberty Community Fund – $1,565.23

Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois – Leadership and Character Building for Girls – Hills Bank – $5,363.53

Catherine McAuley Center – Resource Navigation Support for Refugees Resettled in Johnson County – Savin & Potter Fund   $1,128.72

Girls on the Run of Eastern Iowa – Scholarship support for Grant Wood and Twain – Martin Family Fund – $5,760.00

Public and Societal Benefit

City of Hills – Park Stage Enhances Quality of Life in Hills, Iowa – Community Foundation of Johnson County – $10,000.00

City of Coralville-Parks Department – Creekside Flow Trail – Community Foundation of Johnson County  – $4,732.87

Friends of Iowa CASA and FCRB – 2019 Johnson County CASA Program Support – Community Foundation of Johnson County – $5,000.00

Housing Trust Fund of Johnson County – Capacity Building Housing Trust Fund of Johnson County – NOVA Fund & Community Foundation of Johnson County – $2,000.00

Iowa City/Johnson County Senior Center – Iowa City/Johnson County Senior Center Data Collection and Assessment Project – Coldren Fund – $6,205.44

Swisher Farmer’s Market – Swisher Farmers Market Infrastructure Project – Swisher Community Fund – $1,000.00

City of Solon – Solon Rec & Nature Community Improvement Plan – Schwab-Burford Fund – $3,447.95

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