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 May 23
The Foundation for Dubuque Public Schools would like to thank all those who participated in the May 23rd "Dine Out" for Public Schools event. FDPS will be granting $1,870 to each of the six secondary schools for a total of $11,220. These funds will be used for projects and programs within each school. Thank you for supporting our students and investing in their future. Click to view participating restaurants.
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.
Click here to download the nomination form.