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Foundation for Dubuque Public Schools

The Foundation for Dubuque Public Schools (formerly the Dubuque Community School District Foundation) supports student achievement by promoting investment in the Dubuque Public Schools. FDPS is a nonprofit organization committed to providing resources for all students of the Dubuque Community...

Application Deadline 

Guidelines for Foundation grants available on the website.

The Foundation also oversees Judi Chandlee Tribute to Teachers Classroom Grants. Awards annual classroom grants of $100 - 500 to teachers across the district.

Applications due March 15; awards announced by May 7.

To apply, create an account.

If questions, contact Katie Decker at or 563-588-2700.

Jackson County, Community Foundation of

The foundation seeks to nurture charitable giving, enrich quality of life, and promote a sense of community.

(Formerly Maquoketa Area Community Foundation. As of 2012, an affiliate of Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque.)

Application Deadline 

March 1, June 1, September 1, and November 1. Visit foundation website for application form and guidelines. Applications sent by email are preferred (faxed and mailed applications are also accepted).

Falb Family Charitable Foundation

Gives primarily to the arts and education and human services. Fields of interest include disaster, fire prevention/control, heart and circulatory diseases, secondary and higher education, children/youth, services, and art museums.

Application Deadline