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Summit kicks off cross-sector planning to address region’s child care needs

The Dubuque region is a “child care desert” — but a diverse group of leaders convened by the Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque is now working toward solving this critical problem.

Young Explorers Unleash Curiosity at Driftless Area Wetlands Centre

MARQUETTE, IA—In the Driftless Area Wetlands Centre’s science-based, after-school enrichment program, students are getting their hands dirty.

Women's Giving Circle celebrates supporters

In the past year, the Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque’s Women’s Giving Circle has touched the lives of many struggling women and children in the region through work that leaders highlighted

Advancing Racial Equity training underway for Dubuque nonprofits

Following a workshop in September, representatives from 20 Dubuque-area nonprofits reached the midpoint in Advancing Racial Equity, an interactive training process for building the skills to addres

CFJC Emeritus Board Members Reflect on Foundation History

Emeritus board members of the Community Foundation of Jackson County (CFJC) gathered in Maquoketa on Sept.

Polansky Endowment honors former teacher, benefits wrestling program

Former Central DeWitt students and wrestlers talk about the impact their one-time coach and teacher had on their lives.

Fundraising Challenge Begins for Green Hill Cemetery

Each Memorial Day, Alison Robinson purchases 160 single carnations from Blooms in Edgewood and places them, one by one, on the headstones at

'You’ve cultivated this really strong sense of giving'

Consultants representing the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation recently spent three days with Community Foundation staff visiting our affiliate counties for a case study on rural philanthropy

Old Chicago Partners with Foundation for Dubuque Public Schools

Old Chicago Dubuque’s check presentation & charitable donation to The Foundation for Dubuque Public Schools

Maquoketa Community Cupboard opens doors in new location

A Maquoketa man who lost his job at John Deere in the 1980s recalls how he went without a paycheck for three months.


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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.