FY21 Joint Funding Application

FY21 Joint Funding Application is now Open


The FY21 Joint Funding Application is a cooperative application for organizations providing services to request funding from City of Iowa City, Johnson County and United Way of Johnson & Washington Counties.

Organizations will be able to request funding and provide supporting information for each of the local funders through one application.

You may access the Agency log-in page HERE

A training workshop has been scheduled for anyone who wants to receive more instruction on the application and have the opportunity to ask questions:

Friday, August 16, 10-11 am at the Johnson County Health & Human Services Building, Room 203C

Complete submission of all application materials and supporting documents is due by 5:00 pm on September 12, 2019.

Do not wait until the day of the deadline to start the application or ask questions, it is recommended that you start your application by August 20, so that you have time to ask questions and troubleshoot if needed.


Who Can Apply for Funding?

City of Iowa City: Any organization that received FY20 Legacy Aid to Agency funding may apply. Applicants must apply for at least $15,000 to be considered for funding. If you do not meet these criteria, please contact Iowa City staff about applying in December for grants beginning at $5,000.  

Iowa City bases its funding decisions on priorities as established by the Housing and Community Development Commission (HCDC). The Aid to Agency priorities and scoring sheet may be found at www.icgov.org/actionplan.  Contact Erika Kubly, Neighborhood Services, with any questions at 319.356.5121 or at Erika-Kubly@Iowa-City.org 

Johnson County: Any nonprofit established social service organizations, providing services within the County to area residents are eligible to apply.   Eligible organizations must have a non-discrimination clause.  Eligible organizations do not discriminate against or deny services to any individual based on their race, creed, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or handicap status.   Johnson County will not provide funding to wrap insurance and/or Medicaid shortfall.  

Priority for funding will go to services that address; basic human needs including, food, shelter, safety, and crisis intervention; family and child wellbeing and/or health.

For questions, contact Lynette Jacoby, Social Services Director at 319-356-6090 or ljacoby@co.johnson.ia.us.

United Way of Johnson & Washington Counties: Only Affiliated Partner Agencies may apply.  

If you have questions on your status as a United Way Partner Agency:

Please contact Patti Fields at patti.fields@unitedwayjwc.org.