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McDonough Fdn. Grant to FDPS Supports Yoga in Schools

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I'm a Dubuquer

As our city changes and grows, it is time to expand our imagination about what it means to be a Dubuquer

Summer 2017 Giving Matters


Restore McGregor

In the wake of a natural disaster, a community comes together to rebuild, and the power of generosity shines.

Lanark’s “Workation” Brings Neighbors Together

Last June, volunteers in the small town of Lanark, Illinois, came together for a summer “Workation” to support their neighbors.

Inclusive Dubuque Launches “I’m a Dubuquer Campaign”

For as long as anyone can remember, people from Dubuque have called themselves “Dubuquers.” The term is deeply embedded in the community and its language.

LEAP Provides After-school Enrichment

Thanks to you, LEAP (Leadership Enrichment Afterschool Program) enriched middle school students during the 2016-2017 school year by providing a safe space to explore new interests, discover hidden

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Petersburg native Ed Geers leaves a legacy for his community

Ed Geers remembers his life with his late wife Sally Guthrie as “a work of art.”

YAPPERS and Women’s Giving Circle Award Grants to Nonprofits

The Community Foundation offers opportunities for community members to become grantmakers through two unique community grant programs.

CFJC Endowment Funds Build Greater Good for Nonprofits, Today and Forever.

The Maquoketa Area YMCA was one of the first nonprofit organizations to establish an endowment within the Community Foundation of Jackson County.


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Founded in 2002, the Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque strengthens communities and inspires giving. We are dedicated to improving the quality of life throughout Northeast Iowa by serving donors, making grants to local nonprofit organizations, and providing community leadership through convening and collaboration. Guided by the values of integrity, equity and inclusion, collaboration, excellence and innovation, we seek to ensure a vibrant and inclusive Greater Dubuque region with resources and opportunity for all.