MISSION: The Foundation for Dubuque Public Schools (formerly the Dubuque Community School District Foundation) promotes the importance of public education by increasing community investment for the enhancement of student achievement in the Dubuque Public Schools. FDPS is a nonprofit organization committed to providing resources for all students of the Dubuque Community School District. The Foundation: *Is creating a permanent funding source for Dubuque Schools by raising an endowment through major and planned gifts. *Works with business and private donors to build general, endowed, scholarship, and designated funds for educational programs in the district. *Supports the School District’s mission of developing world-class learners and citizens of character in a safe and inclusive learning community.