River Bluff Community Foundation News

Welcome Home Summit Inspires Local Leaders to Attract & Retain New and Returning Residents

By Jason Neises, Community Development Coordinator, Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque

River Bluff Community Foundation Endowment Funds Pay Out $25,500

CLINTON, Iowa—The River Bluff Community Foundation (RBCF) recently announced $25,500 in agency and donor-advised endowment payouts for fiscal year 2018.

Investing in the Future of Your Community

Regan Michaelsen, executive director of Information Referral and Assistance Services (IRAS) in Clinton has seen the impact of the River Bluff Community Foundation’s grantmaking program firsthand.

Countdown to Year-End Giving

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

Martha Bonte: It Doesn’t Take Much to Make a Difference

I like to think of us as ordinary people. We worked together for 40 years at Clinton Community College and we saved for retirement.  Like many Iowans, we helped our neighbors—volunteering and chipping in what we could, when we could. 

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.

Alma Mariano: The “Best Kept Secret” in Clinton County

Earlier this summer, I had the opportunity to present the Clinton YWCA with a $1,225 check made possible by a distribution from one of the River Bluff Community Foundation’s (RBCF) endowment funds,


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About Us

An affiliate of the Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque, the River Bluff Community Foundation was formed in 2005. The founding members of the organization had a vision to ensure that our communities' charitable programs were supported now - and in the future. We work together with many individuals, families, businesses, and organizations to establish endowment funds that will provide grant awards for years to come.