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Local High School Students Grant $10,035 to Youth Programs

The YAPPERS are local high school students who serve as the Community Foundation’s youth grantmaking board. 

Women’s Giving Circle Grants $14,484 fo Local Nonprofits

The Women’s Giving Circle, organized through the Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque, brings together women from all walks of life to learn about community needs to build the Circle’s endowment

Parent Engagement Programs Empower Local Mom

Deanna Roberson moved to Dubuque eight years ago to pursue a safer life for her family.

Alternative Learning Center Tiny House Project

Through this project students investigate house design and residential construction, emphasizing sustainable development.

Dine Out for Public Schools

Dubuque’s “Dine Out for Public Schools” events will took place on November 9, 2017 and May 31, 2018.

Beverly R. Hodge Fund Supports Public School Wellness Programs

“Beverly Hodge, better known as Grandma Bev, was an extremely generous and fun-loving lady that believed in giving back to her community, particularly in support of youth development programs.  She

Schoen Family Charitable Trust supports Sensory Equipment in Schools

The Schoen Family Charitable Trust has generously supported the Foundation for Dubuque Public Schools with funding to install sensory integration equipment at eight DCSD campuses.

Regional Access to Child Care a Growing Concern

Families across Iowa are struggling to access what the Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque’s Jason Neises calls an integral piece of public infrastructure — child care.


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Founded in 2002, the Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque strengthens communities and inspires giving. We are dedicated to improving the quality of life throughout Northeast Iowa by serving donors, making grants to local nonprofit organizations, and providing community leadership through convening and collaboration. Guided by the values of integrity, equity and inclusion, collaboration, excellence and innovation, we seek to ensure a vibrant and inclusive Greater Dubuque region with resources and opportunity for all.