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What is a community foundation?

This short explainer video via the Daily Do-gooder helps answer this question from a donor perspective. Click here to learn more about the Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque
 

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Thanks to endowment dollars, this junior is bringing new "likes" to Clayton Ridge

What started as one teacher's vision has now become a reality thanks to dollars from the John Rathe Endowment.

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A Different Path to Success

Thanks to a partnership between Dubuque Schools, Northeast Iowa Community College, and Project Hope; Re-engage Dubuque coaches have connected with 308 high school dropouts.

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The Anamosa Community Foundation: Giving back to the community

In 2004, eight Anamosa couples discussed the need for a permanent source of funding for the special needs of their community. Those coffee-table discussions prompted them to pool their resources to form the Anamosa Community Foundation.

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Jim and Connie Clifton: Creating a fellowship of support

When a donor left a large bequest to their church, Jim and Connie Clifton encouraged their congregation to create an endowment fund at the Community Foundation to ensure that the funds would last and be used for the good of others.

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Jack Marlowe: Writing a legacy for Jackson County

During his 35-year career as a sports editor for the Maquoketa Sentinel-Press, Jack Marlowe wrote more than 2,000 articles covering Maquoketa High School varsity games from 1962 to 1998. Now he's leaving a legacy to the community that fueled his career.

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Harpers Ferry Boosters: It takes a village to shape a vision for our future

This summer, residents of Harpers Ferry came together to celebrate past achievements and to plan a vision for their future.

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Mt Hope Cemetery: Preserving a piece of history

Sharon Gudenkauf talks with Dave Kramer about the Mt. Hope Cemetery Endowment. 

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Keith and Kathy Garms: Promoting an engaged and vibrant community

Keith and Kathy Garms give through the Clayton County Foundation for the Future to support the community they love. 

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Thanks to you...Local culture and beauty will endure forever.

Howard and Dorothy McLean's gift to the Dubuque Arboretum and Botanical Gardens helped the nonprofit leverage an additional $30,000 in grant dollars for its endowment fund.

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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.

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