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A Legacy of Leadership

Harry and Elle Blobaum have developed a map of connections throughout Clayton County that begins with Elle’s childhood and continues today.

Foundation confronts mental health challenges in Allamakee County

Driving the back roads of Allamakee County, one sees idyllic pastures and rolling hills.

Second data walk prompts discussions about solutions to community challenges

The April 2 event was one part of a broad strategy to establish a culture of data that helps drive decision-making.

Linda and Charlie Giese

Transformative Connections

To honor their late son’s legacy, a family works with the Community Foundation to support opportunities for underprivileged youth. 

Civil rights activist highlights efforts of young people to affect systemic change

In a speech in Dubuque, Judy Richardson told stories of her work during the Civil Rights Era and drew parallels with events today.

A message from President and CEO Nancy Van Milligen: Generosity drives our work

Thanks to the support of our donors, national foundations have taken notice of our work, providing significant funding to help us broaden our impact.


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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.