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Taking Care of Each Other

When it comes to giving that strengthens communities, Jane and Dave Heiar have an eye to the future.

The Path to Adulthood

From early literacy to college access, Community Foundation initiatives focused on Dubuque’s youth are laying the groundwork for a strong future.

Community Foundation of Jackson County awards $15,000 to Vision To Learn initiative

In its spring grant cycle, the Community Foundation of Jackson County awarded $15,000 to Vision To Learn, an initiative that provides free eye exams and

A father’s memory lives on through endowment

Tyler, Jud and LuAnne Schneider lost their father and husband, ‘Rayzor’ Ray Schneider, to brain cancer when he was just 53. 

Foundation supports field trips for three grade levels

The Foundation for Dubuque Public Schools, in partnership with the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium and t

"Dine Out" for Public Schools

In the past two years, Dine Out for Public Schools has been a tremendous success!

Judi Chandlee Tribute to Teachers program awards grants

On May 7, National Teacher Appreciation Day, more than $8,800 in classroom grants were awarded to Dubuque Community School District teachers through the Judi Chandlee Tribute to Teachers Grant Prog

Clayton County Foundation for the Future supports LED bulb swap stations

The Clayton County Energy District is working to encourage clean, affordable and efficient energy in communities across the county through programs like home energy assessments, educational events

The Impact Yoga in the Classroom has on our Students

Yoga in the classroom is an innovative project that serves to support health and well-being of elementary students, teaching elementary students and teachers to enthusiastically engage in health pr

Q&A with Women’s Giving Circle member Whitney Sanger

“I want to raise my daughter in a world where being kind and generous comes before all else, and what better organization to help me instill that in her heart and mind than the Women’s Giving C


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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.