In 1999, a group of community leaders began meeting to explore the feasibility of a community foundation in Dubuque, Iowa. After completing the research, the group was convinced that the community leadership and nonprofit support a community foundation provides was important to Dubuque’s future. The Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque was incorporated in October of 2001 and went public in October of 2002. An office was opened in the Dubuque Building on February 1, 2003 and the President/CEO was named.
Over the past 15 years, Dubuque County has gotten older, poorer, more racially diverse and obese. Those observations were among the many presented during a Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque...more
EDGEWOOD, Iowa— The Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque (CFGD) in partnership with the Foundation for the Future of Delaware County and the Iowa Council of Foundations will be hosting a rural...more
The Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque is inviting the public to the Community Showcase, a free, family-friendly community event taking place on Friday, February 2, from 4 - 6:30 p.m. at the...more
The Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque (CFGD) is now accepting 2018 Community Impact Grant applications. Nonprofits working to build the capacity of their organizations are invited to apply for...more
... effort has raised awareness about the increasingly important role of these philanthropic organizations in fostering local collaboration and ... Today, community foundations represent one of the...more