Jones County Community Foundation

Jones County Disaster Relief Fund Activated for COVID-19

As our community and its most vulnerable populations are facing the effects of COVID-19, the Jones County Disaster Relief Fund provides an opportunity for the public to give with the reassurance their donations will be used to quickly move resources to where they are most urgently needed in their own community, particularly toward needs not being met by existing non-profit, local, state and federal programs. Make your gift today. 

Our Mission

We serve donors

  • Personalize giving to reflect the values of individuals and families
  • Provide the 25% Endow Iowa state tax credit for gifts to endowed funds
  • Accept many types of assets, including stocks, bonds and IRAs
  • Welcome gifts at any time honoring special people or occasions
  • Create legacies for donors that benefit the community forever

We make grants

  • Through annual grantmaking programs

We provide community leadership through convening & collaboration

  • Facilitate nonprofit and professional advisor training
  • Understand our community through a knowledgeable board
  • Support nonprofits to promote endowment giving
  • Convene diverse voices on community issues

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Funds

Amber Community Club Endowment Fund Learn More | Give Now
Anamosa Community Foundation Fund Learn More | Give Now
Anamosa Community School Foundation Fund Learn More | Give Now
Anamosa Library Endowment Fund Learn More | Give Now
Aquin Catholic Elementary School Endowment Fund Learn More | Give Now
Bud & Georgia Johnson Charitable Fund Give Now
Bud & Georgia Johnson Minntex Citrus Endowment Give Now
Camp Courageous Foundation Fund Learn More | Give Now
Cascade FFA Alumni Association Endowment Fund Learn More | Give Now
Cascade Wave of the Future Learn More | Give Now
Charles & Patricia Becker Family Endowment Give Now
Duane Steven Ockenfels Memorial Scholarship Fund Give Now
Friends of Jones County Conservation and Nature Center Endowment Fund Learn More | Give Now
Greater Monticello Foundation Endowment Fund Learn More | Give Now
John W. & Jane Judge Baty Family Fund Give Now
Jones County 4-H Endowment Fund Learn More | Give Now
Jones County Community Foundation Healthy Kids Fund Give Now
Jones County Community Foundation Scholarship Give Now
Jones County Disaster Relief Fund – COVID-19 Learn More | Give Now
Jones County Endowment Fund Learn More | Give Now
Jones County Historical Society Endowment Fund Learn More | Give Now
Jones County Safe and Healthy Youth Coalition Endowment Fund Learn More | Give Now
Jones Regional Medical Center Foundation Learn More | Give Now
Jones Soil and Water Conservation District Endowment Fund Learn More | Give Now
Merritt Cemetery Endowment Fund Give Now
Monticello Community School District Foundation Endowment Fund Learn More | Give Now
Monticello Youth Baseball & Softball Association Give Now
Monticello Youth Baseball & Softball Association Endowment Fund Give Now
Oxford Junction Cemetery Endowment Fund Learn More | Give Now
Raymond G. Schneider Living Endowment for Youth Learn More | Give Now
The American Legion - Arthur McCullough Post 13 Fund Give Now
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Grants

Jones County Community Foundation Grants

Jones County Community Foundation grants to projects benefitting persons residing in Jones County, Iowa. Our priorities are to improve economic well-being or quality of life, improve educational opportunities, address community capital improvements, maintain and improve the health of Jones County residents, promote Jones County tourism and recreation, maintain Jones County heritage, and/or support conservation efforts. Learn more and apply for this grant »

Jones County Disaster Relief Fund – COVID-19

As our community and its most vulnerable populations are facing the effects of COVID-19, the Jones County Disaster Relief Fund provides an opportunity for the public to give with the reassurance their donations will be used to quickly move resources to where they are most urgently needed in their own community, particularly toward needs not being met by existing non-profit, local, state and federal programs. Apply for this grant >>

Anamosa Community Foundation Grants

The Anamosa Community Foundation Grant provides financial aid for special needs in the Anamosa community, as identified by non-profit organizations in Anamosa. Only projects specifically for the community of Anamosa will be considered. Applications are available in July and due in August. Learn more and apply for this grant »

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Mapping Our Impact

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Transfer of Wealth

Iowa Transfer of Wealth

Between the years of 2000-2049, Iowa can expect to see $531.7 billion transfer from one generation to the next through probate estates. In 2020 through 2029 alone, $98.25 billion is expected to pass to heirs.

Jones County Transfer of Wealth

During years 2020-2029, $618 million is expected to transfer from one generation to the next through probate estates. Between 2000-2050, the estimated transfer is $3.3 billion.

 

Transfer of Wealth Jones County State of Iowa
2020-2029 $ 618 million $ 98.25 billion
2000-2049 $ 3.3 billion $ 531.7 billion

If just 5% of the projected transfer between 2000 and 2050 could be invested at the Community Foundation, $165 million would be endowed. Figuring a 4.25% grant payout, an estimated $7 million could be available annually to improve the quality of life in our community and secure our future.

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Contact
Sherri Hunt
Title Foundation Coordinator
Phone
319-551-3402
Address
700 Locust Street
Suite 195
Dubuque, IA 52001
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Board of Directors
  • Rosalie J Ahrendsen, Vice President
  • Doug Edel, President
  • Jim Eichhorn
  • Janet Sanborn
  • Jim Luckstead
  • Janet Martin, Secretary
  • Greg Kromminga
  • Trish Laetare
  • Rachel VonBehren
  • Mindy Wilcox
  • Patty Manuel

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Help your neighbors in need during COVID-19

The Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque has activated the Greater Dubuque Disaster Recovery Fund in partnership with the United Way of Dubuque Area Tri-States to provide a coordinated response to COVID-19. More than $550,000 has been raised so far to address pressing needs. Please consider a gift of any amount. 

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