Old Brick Non-Profit Incubator

As part of Old Brick's mission to serve the community and nurture the spirit of a gathering space, Old Brick offers non-profits a subsidized rental rate. As a non-profit incubator, we hope to encourage and support local non-profits and their missions.  Previous non-profits who have been a part of Old Brick include Table to Table, United Way, Riverside Theater, and Peace Iowa.

Agencies Located At Old Brick

Iowa Division United Nations Association

The mission of the UNA-USA is to provide grassroots support for the United Nations system as well as to develop and relay citizens’ ideas to U.N. and U.S. leadership. The Iowa Division heightens public understanding and concern about global issues and their relationships to the U.N. system through research, education, and information services.

Agape Café

The Agape Café serves a free, hot, made-to-order breakfast every Wednesday from 6:30-9:30 am. This event is open to the public.

Girls On the Run

Girls on the Run of Eastern Iowa is an after-school active learning program that uses the power of running to prepare 3rd-8th grade girls for a lifetime of self-respect and healthy living. The program is designed to develop and enhance girls’ social, psychological, and physical competencies to successfully navigate life experiences. Girls develop confidence, competence, compassion, and character while training for a 5k.

Iowa Shares

Iowa Shares is a statewide federation of Iowa non-profit organizations. We are a coalition of social change, environmental, civil and human rights, and cultural non-profits raising funds together through workplace giving. Member organizations provide direct services, education, and advocacy to create progressive, long-lasting resources in our community.

Housing Trust Fund of Johnson County

The Housing Trust Fund of Johnson County (HTFJC) promotes and supports housing that is affordable. HTFJC conducts four funding rounds per year and awards more than $1.5 million each year to fund the preservation and creation of affordable housing. Since HTFJC was founded in 2004, it has loaned and granted more than $12 million to support more than 1,000 units of affordable housing in Johnson County.

Grace Community Church

Grace Community Church/Downtown-a church for the diverse population of downtown Iowa City, including students, professionals, and families. We desire for all to feel like they are not only joining a church, but a church family. We want to be a community within the community of Iowa City committed to the Gospel for the good of all people.

Physicians for Social Responsibility

PSR mobilizes physicians and health professionals to contribute public health solutions for climate change and nuclear weapons abolition.

The Gerald & Lynn Partridge Foundation

The Partridges established this 501(c)(3) entity to make annual contributions to a variety of worthy educational and charitable organizations. We concentrate on the arts, the disadvantaged, and education.

Global Ties Iowa

Global Ties Iowa coordinates people-to-people exchanges between international visitors and residents of eastern Iowa’s Creative Corridor. As a member of Global Ties U.S., Global Ties Iowa collaborates with the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program to host current & emerging international leaders who work in both public and private sectors. By programming meetings between visitors and their professional peers, hosting Iowa Table dinners, and sharing the rich culture of our community, Global Ties Iowa connects the world and the heartland.

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Old Brick's mission is to enrich the community as a historic landmark, to serve the community as a gathering place, and to support the community as a home for Episcopal and benevolent non-profit groups.


Julie Thomas, Executive Director


26 E. Market Street
Iowa City, Iowa 52245