Great Give Day helps non-profits raise more than $9,800

The Jones County Community Foundation (JCCF), an affiliate of the Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque, is excited to announce that Jones County non-profits raised $9,836 on this year’s Great Give Day, May 9. 

The following Jones County non-profits participated: 

• Amber Community Club 

• Anamosa Community School Foundation 

• Anamosa Library Endowment Fund 

• Aquin Catholic Elementary 

• Camp Courageous 

• Cascade FFA Alumni 

• 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 

“Great Give Day, like our workshops and grant programs, is an important way that we at the Community Foundation help strengthen non-profits across the region,” said Nancy Van Milligen, president and CEO of the Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque. “Thank you to everyone who contributed to the success of this year’s event. Every gift makes a difference.” 

This year, 170 non-profits from Dubuque, Allamakee, Clinton, Clayton, Delaware, Dyersville, Jackson and Jones counties participated in Great Give Day, up from 157 last year. Since 2014, Great Give Day has raised $1,747,244 for local non-profits. 

Throughout the day, participating organizations competed for $28,500 in bonus prizes. Gifts received during “Money Match” hours during the day were also matched proportionally by a total prize pool of $20,000. 

The JCCF and Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque thank the many generous sponsors, donors, and participating non-profits that made Great Give Day 2019 a success. 


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