The University of Iowa

Jackson County, Community Foundation of

Employer Identification Number (EIN) 


Contact Name 
Mary Jo Gothard
Contact Title 
Executive Director
Telephone Number 
(563) 652-4179
Fax Number 
(563) 652-4203
120 1/2 S Main St
Maquoketa, IA 52060
United States

Grant Information

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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.)

Sample Grants 

Scholarships have been given $200-$2,400 each. YMCA/ARC, $56,667; Bellevue Emergency Medical Services, $10,000; Domestic Violence and Assault Center, $500; Bellevue Public Library, $3,500; City of Sabula, $3,500; Head Start MAQ, $2,000; JC Historical Society, $3,500; Little Bear Park, $1,000; Preston Community Ambulance, $5,000.

Application Information 

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).


Collaborates with Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque.


Lucy Zeimet, Director; John Hoff, Director; Kerry Schepers, Director; Chris Nissen, Director; Sheri Strathman, Director; Darwin Schipper, President; Steve Kahler, Vice President

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Date of latest financial data 
Jan 2018
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