Dyersville nonprofits awarded $25,000


The Dyersville Area Community Foundation recently recognized the hard work of 15 local nonprofits and charitable organizations, awarding them $25,000 from its annual grant cycle during an event at 7 Hills West. Attendees included donors, fundholders and partners whose support has helped inspire people who care deeply about the community to give. 

This year’s grants will help tackle critical issues, including food assistance, youth needs, updated technology and emergency response.

This year’s grant recipients are:

  • Rural Community Food Pantry for building upgrades and supplies 
  • Farley Fire Department for rescue and overhaul tools 
  • MercyOne for AccuVein Handheld Ultrasound
  • Heartland Youth for Christ for the Campus Life Breakfast Club 
  • City of Worthington for solar energy 
  • Dyersville Fire Department for aerial truck hose connection valves 
  • Dyersville Chamber of Commerce for Welcome U 
  • Petersburg Commercial Club for American flags and flagpoles 
  • NAMI for outreach and program support 
  • Hills & Dales for Autism Clinic enhancements 
  • Dyersville Historical Society for a desktop computer 
  • Farley EMS for a cot system 
  • Dyersville Commercial Club for picnic tables 
  • Bi-County Ambulance for a charting system
  • St. Mark Youth Enrichment for Dyersville After School Program

Since 2000, the Dyersville Area Community Foundation has been connecting donors with the philanthropic causes they love. As an affiliate of the Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque, the Foundation is proud to serve Dyersville and the surrounding communities of Earlville, Farley, Luxemburg, New Vienna, Petersburg and Worthington. For more information, visit dbqfoundation.org/dacf or call Executive Director Michelle Grover, executive director, at 319-269-6432.