• Planning for Forever

    As native Dubuque residents, Jim and Jean Gantz have developed a plan to tie their legacy to the future of their community through giving.

  • A Blueprint for Change

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

  • Strengthening Nonprofits

    Nonprofits work hard every day to fundraise, further their missions and make a positive impact. So how can the Community Foundation make that work easier?

  • Vision to Learn Hits the Road in Jones County

    Vision to Learn launched across Jones County last year, after beginning as a pilot program in 2016. Learn how the initiative is helping children with free eye exams and glasses.


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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.