Dyersville nonprofits raise $3,800 on Great Give Day

The Dyersville Area Community Foundation, an affiliate of the Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque, is excited to announce that Dyersville area nonprofits raised over $3,852 on this year’s Great Give Day, which was held May 15.

The total includes a $1,000 matching gift from the Dyersville Area Community Foundation, which provided a $250 match for participating nonprofits that raised $250.

The following local nonprofits participated:

  • Beckman Catholic High School
  • Dula Scherrman Memorial Endowment for Dyersville Area Historical Society
  • Dyersville Area Community Foundation
  • Dyersville Area Historical Society
  • Dyersville Area Parks and & Recreation
  • Ghost Player Legacy
  • James Kennedy Public Library
  • Jeanne M. Coppola Endowment for Education
  • MercyOne Dyersville Foundation
  • New Vienna Area Historical Society - Heritage House Museum

The Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque hosts Great Give Day each year as part of its mission to strengthen local nonprofits and inspire giving. The May 15 event gave a major boost to area nonprofits by bringing in 2,397 gifts and over $450,000 for organizations across the Community Foundation’s seven-county service region.

“Nonprofits do incredible work serving local communities, and it is our privilege to support them in many ways,” said Peter Supple, director of nonprofits at the Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque. “We organize Great Give Day for their benefit and the benefit of our region, and it makes us proud to see the show of support from community members year after year. Every gift makes a difference.”  

This year, a record 212 organizations participated, representing Dubuque, Allamakee, Clinton, Clayton, Delaware, Jackson and Jones Counties. Since 2014, Great Give Day has raised over $3.6 million for local nonprofits. 

Throughout the day, participating organizations competed for $28,750 in bonus prizes contributed by corporate sponsors, including Avantax, Dubuque Bank & Trust, First Community Trust, Bill Klauer/Klaur Manufacturing, Mason Investments, MidwestOne, Ohnward Bancshares/Maquoketa State Bank, Theisen’s Home * Farm * Auto, and the Vogt Group. In-kind sponsors include Radio Dubuque and the Telegraph Herald.

The Community Foundation thanks the many generous sponsors, donors and participating nonprofits that made Great Give Day 2024 a success.

To view the final results and a full list of sponsors, visit greatgiveday.org