Apply for social service project funding to serve North Liberty

The City of North Liberty is seeking applications for social service programs and projects, focusing on innovative, new projects serving North Liberty. Applications for the $23,500 earmarked for this program are due March 1, 2017.

In addition to supporting agencies and programs such as the Crisis Center of Johnson County, Elder Services, the Domestic Violence Intervention Program, the Rape Victims Advocacy Program, Table to Table, Shelter House, Any Given Child and North Liberty Senior Dining, the City of North liberty has funded innovative programs including:

  • The Iowa State Extension’s 4H Growing Power club, which brought at-risk junior high school students to the North Liberty Community Pantry, where they gained leadership and hands-on skills about food insecurity in their own community
  • Johnson County Community Partnership for Protecting Children’s Kites for Kids festival, which provides free kites for kids to fly in honor of Child Abuse Prevention Month
  • Children’s Center Charities’ which providing bicycling riding classes for special needs children

The City Council plans to make its funding decision at its March 14, 2017, meeting and requests applicants be present to answer questions. The funding, which deemphasizes personnel support, is available in the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2017.

The application is available to download and at City Hall. Applicants are encouraged to contact Tracey Mulcahey, assistant city administrator, at (319) 626-5712 or tmulcahey@northlibertyiowa.org before completing the application.