Community Foundation of Jackson County News

Community Foundation of Jackson County Honors Donors and Celebrates Community Impact at 2017 Annual Event

MAQUOKETA, Iowa — The Community Foundation of Jackson County (CFJC) celebrated a successful year of community impact with donors, nonprofits leaders and

Countdown to Year-End Giving

by Melanie Bressler, CNP
AmeriCorps* VISTA Community Legacy Program Assistant

Guidance on giving in response to recent disasters

As someone who cares about your community, both locally and globally, you may be feeling overwhelmed by the many catastrophic events we are seeing in the news.

CFJC Endowment Funds Build Greater Good for Nonprofits, Today and Forever.

The Maquoketa Area YMCA was one of the first nonprofit organizations to establish an endowment within the Community Foundation of Jackson County.

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Celebrating Bellevue in Music

Bellevue Heart and Soul is discovering what Bellevue citizens love about their town and celebrating it in music.

Heart and Soul: Capturing the Heart of Communities

There is something special about every town—the old downtown, the pastures or woodlands, a get-it-done spirit, or an everyone-is-welcome ethic.

Campaign Keeps Kids Reading All Summer Long

Research shows that summer learning loss is one of the most significant causes of the achievement gap between lower- and higher-income youth, and one of the strongest contributors to high school dr


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An affiliate of the Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque, the Community Foundation of Jackson County was established in 1982 as the Maquoketa Area Foundation to help individuals throughout Jackson County make a positive impact on the communities they care about.