• Honoring Sister Helen Huewe, 1935-2020

    A gift to the Paradise Church Improvement Fund will help preserve the legacy of Sister Helen, who worked tirelessly to make a difference for Dubuque’s Marshallese community.

  • Calling All Nonprofits

    Our Nonprofit Strength Builder workshop series returns in February 2020. Register today to become a more effective leader and deepen your organization's impact!

  • 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.


An endowed gift to CFGD or any of its funds will cost you far less thanks to Iowa's generous 25% state tax credit.

What’s your passion? Our Giving Center helps you find and learn about nonprofits working on causes that matter to you.

Community leaders in rural areas have embraced the community foundation model as a platform to build philanthropic funds in support of community needs.

Featured Video: Building A Bridge To The Future

Our community is filled with generous people who come together to help one another.