Jones County nonprofits raise more than $15,600 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 over $15,600 on this year’s Great Give Day, which was held May 17.

The total includes a $2,250 matching gift from the Jones County Community Foundation, which provided a $250 match for participating nonprofits that raised $250.

The following local nonprofits participated:

  • Amber Community Club
  • Anamosa Community School Foundation
  • Anamosa Library Endowment Fund
  • Aquin Catholic Elementary
  • Camp Courageous
  • Cascade FFA Alumni and Supporters
  • Cascade Public Library
  • Friends of Jones County Conservation and Nature Center
  • Greater Monticello Community Foundation
  • 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 17 event gave a major boost to area nonprofits by bringing in 2,495 gifts and a record-breaking $468,000 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 203 organizations participated, representing Dubuque, Allamakee, Clinton, Clayton, Delaware, Jackson and Jones Counties. Since 2014, Great Give Day has raised over $3.2 million for local nonprofits. 

Throughout the day, participating organizations competed for $38,000 in bonus prizes contributed by corporate sponsors. 

The Community Foundation thanks the many generous sponsors, donors and participating nonprofits that made Great Give Day 2023 a success.

Great Give Day Platinum Sponsors 

  • Bob and Marilyn Hoefer
  • Conlon Construction
  • First Community Trust, N.A. 
  • ImOn Communications
  • Dubuque Screw Products
  • TH Media
  • Dubuque Bank & Trust
  • Dupaco Community Credit Union
  • MidWestOne Bank 
  • Kendall Hunt Publishing Company/ Westmark Enterprises /Great River Learning
  • Union-Hoermann Press
  • Radio Dubuque
  • Telegraph Herald 

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