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UP, UP, and Attend (School) in Dubuque, Iowa

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Inclusive Dubuque

Introducing Inclusive Dubuque, a local initiative focused on creating a vibrant and welcoming community. 

Summer Academy: Real Impact for Reading Success

In mid-July, most kids are savoring the freedom of summer.  School is a distant memory best avoided by riding bikes, going to the pool, and sprinting to the ice cream truck.

Leaving a Legacy for Their Community: Doug and Karen Horstmann

Karen Horstmann grew up in New York but today she’s a loyal Dubuquer. After attending the University of Dubuque, she and Doug Horstmann married in 1975 and raised two daughters here.

Opportunity Dubuque: Inspired to Succeed

Frederick Hoag had only attended Hempstead High School for a year when he had to quit to help with his father’s logging truck business.

Jones County Community Foundation: Grantmaking Impact

The Jones County Endowment Fund transitioned to the Jones County Community Foundation this past year and affiliated with the Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque.


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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.