Great Give Day

Great Give Day is a 24-hour, online giving day established by Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque in 2014 to celebrate and support local nonprofits and build a stronger community. The Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque’s sixth annual Great Give Day, presented in partnership with Theisen’s Home*Farm*Auto, was held Thursday, May 9, 2019, helping 170 nonprofits in the seven-county Greater Dubuque region raise $243,198, through 2,379 gifts — including $28,250 in bonus prizes awarded by sponsors. 

Since 2014, Great Give Day has raised $1,747,244 for local nonprofits. The Community Foundation thanks the many generous corporate sponsors, donors and participating nonprofits that make Great Give Day a success.

Our Platform Provider

We have contracted with CiviCore, a reputable technology provider, to create the giving platform for Great Give Day. CiviCore has thorough knowledge of giving day events and facilitates some of the most popular giving days across the country, including Colorado Gives and Amplify Austin

To learn more about CiviCore, please visit their website.

Nonprofit Registration

Any registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that holds an endowed fund with the Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque may participate in Great Give Day. Contact Peter Supple for more information. Registration for the 2019 event will open February 3, 2019.

For further information--or to establish an endowment fund at the Community Foundation--please contact Peter Supple at 563.588.2700 or

History of Great Give Day

2019 170 $243,198
2018 157 $230,801
2017 153 $380,899
2016 114 $367,453
2015 100 $319,263
2014 53 $205,630



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