How To Give

Your Contribution Is Key

Fueled by a powerful, passionate community of supporters like you.

Together, we can realize a shared vision of a strong, thriving Greater Dubuque for all.

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What is a Community Foundation?

We are your trusted partner in giving back to strengthen the place you call home.

Learn how you can build a strong region for the future.

Giving Opportunities

Transforming people’s passion for their community into lasting impact.

Find funds supporting causes that are important to you.

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Greater Dubuque Forever Fund

No one can predict the future. However, a gift to the Forever Fund can help address community needs and opportunities that arise — whatever they might be.

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Women’s Giving Circle

We bring together women from diverse backgrounds to improve lives by researching needs and making grants to organizations serving women and children.

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Great Give Day

Coming May 17, 2023! This annual, 24-hour online giving event is a way to celebrate and support local nonprofits — and build a strong community.

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Connecting Our Community

We bridge your generosity with community needs.

The Community Foundation works closely with many types of people to meet their philanthropic goals and address an array of complex community challenges.

People Who Give

Tom and Amanda Rauen Give With Personality

World Records and mac and cheese: the Rauens make an impact.

Charlie Becker Executive Director, Camp Courageous

Our Approach

Top-tier financial management driven by community voice and hands-on research.

We partner with you to turn your passion and generosity into a strong and strategic investment in our community.

Confirmed in Compliance with National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations.

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Partner with us to make a difference.

Our data-driven approach, financial management and personalized expert guidance ensures expert investment and fiduciary oversight.

Top-Tier Financial Management

We ensure excellent investment and fiduciary oversight that drives transformative impact.

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Data-Driven Approach to Giving

We are a learning organization, collecting data, researching needs and listening to the community.

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Personalized Expert Guidance

We are dedicated to providing you with resources, support and opportunities.

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Our Team

Here for you.

Together, we can make a difference for the region — today, tomorrow and forever.