Johnson County designates a portion of yearly budget General Basic funds for grant funding that addresses basic human needs, health, and child and family well-being. The monies are distributed through the Social Services Block Grants and are generally awarded as discretionary funds.

The Emergency/Innovative Flexible Funds are awarded mid- fiscal year to assist with short- term or one-time needs and support capacity building, sustaining services, innovative new programming or the purchase of equipment/supplies.
 

2022

Fiscal Year 2022 - $2,138,329 Awarded

4C’s Community Coordinated Child Care

ARC of Southeast Iowa/SibShip  

Big Brother Big Sister of Johnson County

Center for Worker Justice of Eastern Iowa

CommUnity Crisis Services & Food Bank   

CommUnity Crisis Services & Food Bank  (Food Bank)

Coralville Community Food Pantry

Domestic Violence Intervention Program   

Dream City

Free Lunch Program of Iowa City

HACAP (Hawkeye Area Community Action Program)

Horizons, A Family Service Alliance

Houses into Homes

Housing Trust Fund of Johnson County

Inside Out Reentry Community

Iowa City Free Medical & Dental Clinic

Iowa Legal Aid

Iowa Valley Habitat for Humanity

Iowa Valley Resource Conservation & Dev.

Neighborhood Centers of Johnson County

North Liberty Community Pantry

Prelude Behavioral Services/Prevention

Rape Victim Advocacy Program 

Shelter House/Emergency Housing

Shelter House/Winter Warming Shelter

Table to Table

United Action for Youth

Visiting Nurse Association

Pathways Adult Health Center (non-discretionary funds)

Hunger Relief Grant Funds (non-discretionary funds)

  • $70,000

Poverty Initiative Funds (non-discretionary funds)  

  • $80,000

Flex/Innovation Fund (non-discretionary funds awarded mid-year)

  • $88,000

Sustainability/Green Initiatives Funds (non-discretionary funds awarded mid-year)

  • $0.00
2021

Fiscal Year 2021 - $1,539,009 Awarded

4C’s Community Coordinated Child Care

  • $87,688

ARC of Johnson County/SibShip  

  • $1,661

Big Brother Big Sister of Johnson County

  • $46,768

Center for Worker Justice of Eastern Iowa

  • $43,960

CommUnity Crisis Services & Food Bank   

  • $50,868

CommUnity Crisis Services & Food Bank  (Food Bank)

  • $71,801

Coralville Community Food Pantry

  • $5,500

Domestic Violence Intervention Program   

  • $71,200

Dream City

  • $25,000

Free Lunch Program of Iowa City

  • $2,220

Free Medical Clinic   

  • $117,256

HACAP (Hawkeye Area Community Action Program)

  • $12,480

Houses into Homes

  • $16,000

Housing Trust Fund of Johnson County

  • $30,000

Horizons, A Family Service Alliance

  • $40,960   

InsideOut Reentry

  • $30,861

Iowa Legal Aid

  • $28,400

Iowa Valley Habitat for Humanity

  • $10,150

Iowa Valley Resource Conservation & Dev.

  • $25,000

Neighborhood Centers of Johnson County

  • $88,622

North Liberty Community Pantry

  • $4,200

Prelude Behavioral Services/Prevention

  • $72,460

Rape Victim Advocacy Program 

  • $21,730

Shelter House/Emergency Housing

  • $72,400

Shelter House/Winter Warming Shelter

  • $15,000

Table to Table

  • $41,000

United Action for Youth

  • $110,000

Visiting Nurse Association

  • $92,640

Pathways Adult Health Center (non-discretionary funds)

  •     $14,504

Hunger Relief Grant Funds (non-discretionary funds)

  • $70,000

Poverty Initiative Funds (non-discretionary funds)  

  • $80,000

Emergency Flex Funds (non-discretionary funds awarded funds awarded February 25, 2021)

  • $97,720
    • $25,000  Aging Services/Abbe Health Services ~ Expand transportation services 
    • $15,000  Center for Workers Justice ~ Enhance communication & outreach efforts
    • $11,200  Coralville Community Food Pantry ~ Weekly home delivery program
    • $6,270  Domestic Violence Intervention Program ~ COVID-19 Response; Support non-congregate sheltering
    • $3,000  Free Lunch Program ~ COVID-19 Response; Purchase disposable containers for grab-and-go meals
    • $8,000  Iowa Legal Aid ~ COVID-19 Response; Implement eviction prevention program & assist with unemployment claims
    • $7,000  Iowa Valley RC&D/Grow: Johnson County ~ Equipment Repair
    • $14,250  Shelter House ~ Facility repair
    • $8,000  United Action for Youth ~ Support monthly event in BIPOC communities 

Sustainability/Green Initiatives Funds (non-discretionary funds awarded mid-year)

  • $0.00
2020

Fiscal Year 2020 - $1,429,683 Awarded

4C’s Community Coordinated Child Care

  • $89,480

ARC of Johnson County/SibShip  

  • $1,620

Big Brother Big Sister of Johnson County

  • $46,000

CommUnity Crisis Services & Food Bank   

  • $47,440

CommUnity Crisis Services & Food Bank  

  • $65,160

Domestic Violence Intervention Program   

  • $69,780

Free Lunch Program of Iowa City

  • $2,500

Free Medical Clinic   

  • $107,000

HACAP (Hawkeye Area Community Action Program)

  • $10,000

Housing Trust Fund of Johnson County

  • $24,800

IC Compassion

  • $9,333

InsideOut Reentry

  • $27,600

Iowa Legal Aid

  • $29,000

Iowa Valley Habitat for Humanity

  • $8,125

Iowa Valley Resource Conservation & Dev.

  • $25,000

Neighborhood Centers of Johnson County

  • $86,800

North Liberty Community Pantry

  • $4,200

Prelude Behavioral Services/Prevention

  • $70,000

Rape Victim Advocacy Program 

  • $21,200

Shelter House/Emergency Housing

  • $70,000

Shelter House/Winter Warming Shelter

  • $15,000

Table to Table

  • $37,000

United Action for Youth

  • $109,400

Visiting Nurse Association

  • $98,200

Pathways Adult Health Center (non-discretionary funds)

  • $13,000

Prelude Behavioral Srvc/ Treatment (non-discretionary)

  • $104,000

Hunger Relief Grant Funds (non-discretionary funds)

  • $70,000

Poverty Initiative Funds (non-discretionary funds)  

  • $50,000

Sustainability/Green Initiatives Grant Funds (non-discretionary funds awarded August 8, 2019)

  • $12,500 Iowa Valley Habitat for Humanity ~ Insulate Habitat Warehouse
  • $17,500 Funds available for future allocation

Flex/Innovation Fund (non-discretionary funds awarded November 14, 2019)

  • $9,500 CommUnity Crisis Services ~ Emergency Housing & Utility Assistance
  • $10,000 Dream City ~ Purchase of Passenger Van
  • $9,600 Houses into Homes ~ Staff Support for Program Operations
  • $6,441 Rape Victim Advocacy Program ~ Staff Support for Program Operations
  • $7,066 Table to Table ~ Vehicle Refrigeration Unit & Insulating Liner
  • $8,000 United Action for Youth ~ Technology Upgrades
  • $37,393 Funds available for future allocation
2019

Fiscal Year 2019 - $1,421,238 Awarded

4C’s Community Coordinated Child Care
  • $89,480

ARC of Johnson County/ SibShip

  • $1,620

Big Brother Big Sister of Johnson County

  • $46,000

The Crisis Center of Johnson County

  • $47,440

The Crisis Center of Johnson County Food Bank

  • $65,160

Domestic Violence Intervention Program

  • $69,780

Elder Services, Inc.

  • $41,600

Free Lunch Program of Iowa City

  • $2,500

Free Medical Clinic

  • $107,000

Friends of Iowa City CASA

  • $15,000

HACAP (Hawkeye Area Community Action Program)

  • $10,000

Housing Trust Fund of Johnson County

  • $24,800

IC Compassion

  • $9,333

InsideOut Reentry

  • $27,600

Iowa Legal Aid

  • $29,000

Iowa Valley Habitat for Humanity

  • $8,125

Neighborhood Centers of Johnson County

  • $86,800

North Liberty Community Pantry

  • $4,200

Prelude Behavioral Services/Prevention

  • $70,000

Rape Victim Advocacy Program

  • $21,200

Shelter House/Emergency Housing

  • $70,000

Shelter House/Winter Warming Shelter

  • $15,000

Table to Table

  • $37,000

United Action for Youth

  • $109,400

Visiting Nurse Association

  • $98,200

Pathways Adult Health Center (non-discretionary funds)

  • $13,000

Prelude Behavioral Srvc/ Treatment (non-discretionary)

  • $104,000

Hunger Relief Grant Funds (non-discretionary funds)

  • $70,000

Sustainability/Green Initiatives Grant Funds (non-discretionary funds)

  • $40,000
    • $12,000 IC Compassion ~ for up to 80% purchase price of hybrid vehicle
    • $3,364 Crisis Center of Johnson County ~ for installing LED outdoor lighting
    • $10,000 Iowa City Free Medical & Dental Clinic ~ for installation of energy efficient front entry doors
    • $10,000 Johnson County Agricultural Association ~ for installation of energy efficient boiler in Montgomery Hall
    • $4,636 Funds available for future allocation

Flex/Innovation Fund (non-discretionary funds awarded November 1, 2018)

  • $88,000
    • $14,000 Crisis Center of Johnson County ~ for flood mitigation protection
    • $21,000 Domestic Violence Intervention Program ~ for replacement of security & fire alarm systems
    • $4,000 North Liberty Community Pantry ~ for pantry equipment
    • $25,000 Shelter House ~ for Cross Park Place rapid housing apartment furnishings
    • $6,000 Iowa Valley Resource Conservation & Development ~ for tractor safety equipment, Microsoft tablets & software development
    • $18,000 Funds available for future allocation