• Learning Between Neighbors

    A visit by the Nebraska Community Foundation to Greater Dubuque resulted in a day of peer learning and new friendships.

  • The Path to Adulthood

    From early literacy to college access, Community Foundation initiatives focused on Dubuque’s youth are laying the groundwork for a strong future.

  • Taking Care of Each Other

    When it comes to giving that strengthens communities, Jane and Dave Heiar have an eye to the future.

  • A Blueprint for Change

    A retired prosecutor uses her knowledge and experience to help the Community Foundation build partnerships that lead to big impacts.


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Featured Video: Child Care Solutions: A Community Effort

The Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque is leading the conversation in northeast Iowa about how to address barriers to child care access.