Jones County nonprofits raise more than $12,600 on Great Give Day


The Jones County Community Foundation, an affiliate of the Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque, is excited to announce that Jones County nonprofits raised $12,622 on this year’s Great Give Day, which was held May 18.

The total includes a $2,000 gift from the Jones County Community Foundation, which provided a match for participating nonprofits that raised $200.

The following local nonprofits participated:

  • Anamosa Community School Foundation
  • Anamosa Library Endowment Fund
  • Camp Courageous of Iowa
  • Cascade FFA Alumni and Supporters
  • Friends of Jones County Conservation and Nature Center
  • Helping Hungry Hands
  • Jones County Community Foundation
  • Jones County Historical Society
  • Jones County Safe and Healthy Youth Coalition
  • Jones Regional Medical Center Foundation
  • Jones Soil & Water Conservation District
  • Oxford Junction Cemetery Association

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 18 event gave a major boost to area nonprofits by bringing in 2,453 gifts and $347,658 for organizations across the Community Foundation’s seven-county service region.

“Strong nonprofits help build strong communities, and that’s why supporting their work is a priority for the Community Foundation,” said Peter Supple, director of nonprofits at the Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque. “Our community really shines on Great Give Day and shows the generosity Iowans are known for. We appreciate everyone who contributed. Every gift makes a difference.”  

This year, a record 190 organizations participated, representing Dubuque, Allamakee, Clinton, Clayton, Delaware, Jackson and Jones Counties. Since 2014, Great Give Day has raised over $2.8 million for local nonprofits. 

Throughout the day, participating organizations competed for $22,750 in bonus prizes contributed by corporate sponsors. 

The Community Foundation thanks the many generous sponsors, donors and participating nonprofits that made Great Give Day 2022 a success.

Great Give Day Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors 

  • Dupaco Community Credit Union
  • MidWestOne Bank 

Gold Sponsors 

  • Theisen’s Home*Farm*Auto 
  • Foundation for the Future of Delaware County
  • Klauer Manufacturing 

Silver Sponsors 

  • Avantax Planning Partners (formerly Honkamp Krueger Financial Services)
  • First Community Trust
  • GreenState Credit Union
  • Ohnward Bancshares
  • The Vogt Group 

Media Sponsors

  • Radio Dubuque
  • Telegraph Herald 

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