The family of Judi Chandlee, a longtime Dubuque Community School District teacher, has established an endowed (permanent) fund in her memory, with the Foundation for Dubuque Public Schools (FDPS). This fund supports annual classroom grants to teachers across the district. A minimum of $3,000 will be distributed each year to fund equipment, supplies, or innovative educational experiences in Dubuque’s public schools. Click to learn more.
Foundation for Dubuque Public Schools
Dine Out for Public Schools returns
Alternative Learning Center
Partnership with Old Chicago
MISSION: The Foundation for Dubuque Public Schools (formerly the Dubuque Community School District Foundation) supports student achievement by promoting investment in the Dubuque Public Schools. FDPS is a nonprofit organization committed to providing resources for all students of the Dubuque Community School District.
WHAT WE DO
- We are creating a permanent funding source for Dubuque public schools by raising an endowment through major and planned gifts.
- We work with businesses, foundations, and private donors to build general, endowed and designated funds for educational programs in the district.
- We support the Dubuque Community School District's mission of developing world-class learners and citizens of character in a safe and inclusive learning community
Dine Out for Public Schools is back May 23!
The 2019 Dine Out for Public Schools event, presented by the Foundation for Dubuque Public Schools (FDPS), will feature 25 local eateries that will donate 10 percent of their sales to FDPS to help enrich Dubuque Community School District programs. Click to download a poster.
2020 HOMETOWN ALUMNI NOMINATIONS
The Foundation for Dubuque Public Schools (FDPS) is accepting nominations for the 2020 Distinguished Hometown Alumni award. The award recognizes Dubuque Community School District graduates who currently live in the Dubuque area and have made a significant impact in the community. The winner will be honored at the FDPS Enhancing Excellence Luncheon.
With the award, FDPS aims to share real-life examples of Senior High School, Hempstead High School and Alternative Learning Center alumni who have benefitted from Dubuque’s public education and have used their time, talent or resources for the betterment of others. Previous recipients include philanthropists and community leaders, such as Ann McDonough, Cheryl Falb, Susan Butler Ritts, Tim Hodge and Jeffrey Mozena.
|Allison Cress Endowment for Art Education||Learn More | Give Now|
|Arthur J Miller Social Studies Scholarship||Give Now|
|Beverly R. Hodge Fund for Dubuque Public Schools||Give Now|
|Burgart Fund for Dubuque Public School Libraries||Learn More | Give Now|
|Chris Chapman Memorial Fund||Give Now|
|Daniel J. Miller Scholarship||Learn More | Give Now|
|Don & Jean Johnson Memorial Scholarship||Learn More | Give Now|
|Dubuque Community School District Scholarship Fund||Learn More | Give Now|
|Education Enrichment Fund||Learn More | Give Now|
|Falb Kendall Hunt Instrumental Music Fund||Give Now|
|FDPS Field Trip Fund||Give Now|
|FDPS Hempstead Class of '73 Scholarship||Give Now|
|FDPS Project Based Learning Fund||Give Now|
|Foundation for Dubuque Public Schools||Learn More | Give Now|
|Foundation for Dubuque Public Schools Endowment Fund||Learn More | Give Now|
|J. L. Stangeland Memorial Scholarship||Learn More | Give Now|
|Joe and Sue Kaesbauer Memorial Scholarship Fund||Give Now|
|Judi Chandlee Tribute to Teachers Endowment||Learn More | Give Now|
|LEAP (Leadership Enrichment Afterschool Program)||Learn More | Give Now|
|Seiffert Family Teacher Appreciation Fund||Learn More | Give Now|
|Tribute to Teachers Non-Endowed Fund||Learn More | Give Now|