Grant Opportunities

Grantmaking Schedule

CFGD Grants Open Due Awarded By
YAPPERS Grants Feb 1 Mar 1 May 15
Women's Giving Circle Grants Apr 3 May 1 June 15
Theisen's More for Your Community Grants May 1 Aug 15 Oct 18
Mediacom Arts & Culture Grants May 1 July 31 Sept 30 
Grants for Tech TBD TBD TBD
Community Impact Grants Jan 16 Mar 1 May
Partner Foundation Grants Open Due Awarded By
Tribute to Teachers Grants Feb 15 Apr 1 May 15
Affiliate Foundation Grants Open Due Awarded By
Allamakee County Community Foundation "Emerging Needs" Mini-Grants Ongoing Jul/Sept/Nov. 1 Ongoing
Allamakee County Community Foundation Dec 1 February 1 Apr 30
Anamosa Community Foundation July 1 Aug 31  
Clayton County Foundation for the Future Dec 1 January 31 Apr 30
Foundation for the Future of Delaware County Dec 1  Jan 31 Apr 30
Dyersville Area Community Foundation July 1 Aug 15 Sept 30
Community Foundation of Jackson County - Spring Apr 1 May 1 May 31
Community Foundation of Jackson County - Fall Sept 6 October 3 Nov 17
PBnJ (Philanthropy Board in Jackson County) Dec 15 Feb 1 May 31
Jones County Community Foundation Sept 1 October 15 Jan 31
Jones County Community Foundation Emerging Needs Grants Ongoing Ongoing Ongoing
LincolnWay Community Foundation Grants (Western Clinton County) Jan 9 March 1  
RiverBluff Community Foundation Grants (Clinton, IA) TBD TBD TBD

Grant Reporting

All grant reports are available in the Grant Management System following announcement of award. Please reference the Reporting Tutorial document for instruction. 

Grant Reviewers

If you are serving as a grant reviewer, go to our Grant Reviewer Resources page or log into our Grant Management System.

Grant Applicants

Log in to our grant management system to see all open grants, edit your profile and view your past applications. Create an account if you don't already have one.

Past Recipients of Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque Grants

Click here to view past recipients of Community Impact, Women's Giving Circle and YAPPERS grants, as well as Grants to Green recipients.

The deadline for 2017 grant applications has passed. 

Current applicants: review the status of your application.

Community Impact Grants are awarded from the unrestricted funds of the Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque to improve policies and practices affecting the Greater Dubuque community and have the greatest possible impact.

Grants for Tech is a grant program provides nonprofit organizations with technology assessments and matching grants to strengthen their operations.

The Women's Giving Circle awards grants to support projects or programs your organization serves to gain self-sufficiency and/or significantly addresses barriers to opportunity for women and children.

The YAPPERS’ annual grants program aims to provide Dubuque County youth-serving agencies with the opportunity to strengthen and grow their programs.

Mediacom's Arts and Culture Grant Cycle provides funding annually to Dubuque arts and "non-arts organizations" to support a distinct aspect of the organization’s arts activities, such as a one-time event, a single production, an exhibition, an educational seminar, or series of related arts activities, such as art classes or training sessions.

The Theisen’s More for Your Community corporate grant program grants to agencies to jumpstart and/or sustain projects that most effectively, directly serve the basic needs of families and children, which includes food, shelter, education, safety and health.

The family of Judi Chandlee, a longtime Dubuque Community School District teacher, has established an endowed (permanent) fund in her memory, with the Foundation for Dubuque Public Schools (FDPS). This fund supports annual classroom grants to teachers across the district. A minimum of $3,000 will be distributed in the spring of 2017 to fund equipment, supplies, or innovative educational experiences in Dubuque’s public schools.

Grants for community development, community promotions, community education and similar matters which benefit persons residing in Allamakee County, Iowa.

Grants for community development, community promotions, community education and similar matters benefiting persons residing in Clayton County, Iowa.


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