Dupaco RW Hoefer Foundation
The Dupaco R.W. Hoefer Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization that reflects the spirit of Dupaco Community Credit Union’s mission of improving peoples' financial positions and overall well-being.
Robert Hoefer

The Foundation was established in 2011 to honor the retirement of 47-year employee and long-time Dupaco President and CEO, Robert W. “Bob” Hoefer. The Foundation is designed to carry on the Bob Hoefer tradition of empowering individuals through financial coaching and providing opportunities for job training, small business, and home ownership. With a focus on personal pride and dignity, the foundation aims to transform sudden and unexpected economic hardships into financially sustainable outcomes for individuals and families.

The Foundation provides support for many Dupaco strategic partnerships and programs focused on financial empowerment, and allows for direct investments in individuals and families for:

Review the Foundation's 2016 Annual Report to see its' financial strength and contributions to grant recipients.

View the video on the Foundation's support of one of Dupaco's strategic partnerships:

 

 

Donate to the Dupaco R.W. Hoefer Foundation

Honor the legacy of Robert W. “Bob” Hoefer and support the Foundation’s efforts by making a financial gift. The Dupaco R.W. Hoefer Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.
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Contributions may be directed to:
Dupaco R.W. Hoefer Foundation
P.O. Box 179
Dubuque, IA 52004-0179

The Dupaco R.W. Hoefer Foundation tax identification number is 45-4145438.


Apply for a grant from the Dupaco R.W. Hoefer Foundation

Grants are available for a multitude of purposes and will be primarily needs-based as determined by the Foundation Board of Directors. The Dupaco R.W. Hoefer Foundation Board of Directors approves charitable grants twice a year—in June and December.

How do I apply?
To request for personal financial assistance,  click on "Apply" below for the Grant Application, which can then be printed and completed.

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Completed application materials may be emailed to  foundation@dupaco.com OR sent by mail to:
Dupaco R.W. Hoefer Foundation
PO Box 179
Dubuque, IA 52004-0179

When are grants awarded?
Application deadlines and award dates are as follows:

MAY 1: Deadline for submission of grant applications for June awards

JUNE 15: Notification for June award cycle

NOVEMBER 1: Deadline for submission of grant applications for December awards

DECEMBER 15: Notification for December award cycle

Grant requests can be made at any time and depending on timing, urgency, and the volume of applications, grant awards could be made more frequently if deemed necessary by the Foundation Board of Directors.