Jones nonprofits raise over $13,000 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 $13,271 on this year’s Great Give Day, which was held May 15

The total includes a $1,250 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 Library Endowment Fund
  • 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
  • Monticello Give to Grow
  • 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 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