Information about existing programs—including scholarship opportunities—can be found through the Children, Families, and Early Education pages.

Current funded programs include:

School Ready Scholarships
Nurse Practitioner Home Visitation – United Action for Youth
Parents As Teachers Home Visitation
Latino Family Support – Neighborhood Centers of Johnson County
Grupo Manantial – Children’s Center for Therapy
Teen Parent Program – United Action for Youth
The More You Know
Child Care Provider Supports – 4C
Positive Environments for Positive Behaviors – 4Cs
Childcare Alliance Response Team (CART) – Grant Wood AEA
Head Start Expansion – HACAP
Home Ties Emergency Childcare
Statewide Preschool Expansion – NCJC

Other community-based supported programs:

Bridge Care

Funding Opportunities:

The Johnson County Empowerment/Early Childhood Iowa Board has funds available for programs to ensure that young children are properly nurtured and stimulated in safe and healthy environments so that they are ready to learn and succeed when they enter school and to increase the availability of quality child care to support parents in obtaining or retaining employment.  Funds will support programs that serve families with children age 0 – 5 years including pregnant women and will have a positive impact on measures of:

  • early education,
  • children’s health, and/or
  • parent education and family support services.

A mandatory Bidder’s Conference will be held on Monday March 7 at 3:00 p.m. in Suite 203C of the Johnson County Health & Human Services Building, 855 S. Dubuque Street, Iowa City.  Proposals must be received by 4:00 pm on Monday, April 8, 2016.

FY2017 JCEmpowerment RFP

FY2017 JCEmpowerment Application Format in Word

FY17 Budget Form in Excel

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