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SECURE Act introduces retirement savings changes for 2020

New legislation increases the RMD age, removes the age limit on IRA contributions, and eliminates “stretch IRAs."

Community Foundation grant helps Springbrook EMS transform paramedic response in Jackson County

In rural Jackson County, 85% of emergency medical services are run by volunteers. Early paramedic intervention to stabilize the patient condition is critical to the survival of cardiac, trauma and

Foundation for Dubuque Public Schools 2020 Preview

The Foundation for Dubuque Public Schools is looking ahead to great things in 2020.

Foundation for Dubuque Public Schools Highlights of 2019

2019 was a busy year for the Foundation for Dubuque Public Schools. We received over $150,000 in gifts to grant back to programming in the Dubuque Public Schools.

Our Model of Transformational Impact

A message from President and CEO Nancy Van Milligen

A Vision for the Future

When it comes to supporting the next generation of Dubuque residents, founding Board Member John O’Connor looks to his past for inspiration.

A Community that Cares

The Community Foundation is forging partnerships and investing in initiatives that support access to child care for families in the Dubuque region.


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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.