Thriving organizations. Vibrant future.

Nonprofits are key to our region's future.

Nonprofits provide essential services that help communities thrive.

That’s why we work to build nonprofit capacity. You work hard every day to fundraise, collaborate, further your mission and make a positive impact. We make your job easier.

We can support your nonprofit.

Here for you. Peter Supple Director of Nonprofits 563-588-2700

Resources For You

Build your knowledge and capacity to make an impact.

Start an Endowment Fund

What if your organization had an annual source of income it could count on forever? It’s not too good to be true. Learn about starting your own nonprofit agency fund.

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Looking for a Different Type of Fund?

We offer many ways you can build a strong future for your organization.

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Training & Resources

Our trainings help nonprofit leaders enhance their knowledge and increase organizational capacity. Find the training you’re looking for.

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Conference Center

Need space? We host the McCarthy Center for Nonprofit Learning, a conference room we make extra-affordable for nonprofits. The center also contains a collection of books and publications for nonprofits.

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John B. Donovan Director (retired) Mercy Medical Foundation


Apply today to fund your work.

We offer grants to nonprofits across our seven-county region making a meaningful impact in a variety of program areas.

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Tom Townsend Treasurer, Dubuque Area Labor Harvest


Harness the power of community generosity.

Giving Center

We accept online gifts for our nonprofit partners. Our team does all the processing and sends receipts to donors who give over $50, saving you time and energy. Partners can log in to manage their fund profile and view gifts, grants and balances.

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Great Give Day

Coming May 18, 2022! This annual, 24-hour online giving event is an opportunity to rally your supporters and build new connections with generous community members.

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Endow Iowa Tax Credit

When you establish an endowment fund for your organization, your donors benefit from the generous Endow Iowa 25% State Tax Credit, and you benefit from their generosity while remaining focused on your mission.

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Strong nonprofits build strong communities.