Foundation Hosts First Annual “Dine Out for Public Schools” Event

DUBUQUE, IOWA—Dubuque’s first annual “Dine Out for Public Schools” event will take place on Thursday, April 20th 2017, presented by the Foundation for Dubuque Public Schools (FDPS). This new event is a collaboration between area restaurants, the community, and FDPS, in raising funds to enrich Dubuque Community School District programs. The goal is to encourage Dubuque residents to dine out at participating restaurants, in an effort to drive business at local eateries, and raise money for school grants. ​

Please join us in launching this new fundraising event!

 For more information, contact Jennifer Klinkhammer, FDPS executive director, at or 563.588.2700 or visit


The Foundation for Dubuque Public Schools (FDPS)

The Foundation for Dubuque Public Schools is a 501c3 nonprofit organization whose purpose is to support enrichments beyond the school district’s annual budget. Recently funded projects include field trips, new books, technology, LEAP after-school programming, classroom grants, music, and arts education. These extras give students a competitive edge, ensuring that our schools are attractive to families for years to come. Learn more at

Dubuque Area Chamber of Commerce: Dancing with the Stars-Dubuque Style

Since its inception in 2010, “Dancing with the Stars-Dubuque Style” has raised more than 1 million dollars for more than 50 local nonprofits. Learn more at

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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.