• A Community that Cares

    The Community Foundation is forging partnerships and investing in initatives that support access to child care for families in the Dubuque region.

  • A Vision for the Future

    When it comes to supporting the next generation of Dubuque residents, founding Board Member John O’Connor looks to his past for inspiration.

  • Taking Care of Each Other

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

  • Learning Between Neighbors

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


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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.