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 eighth annual Great Give Day, presented in partnership with Theisen’s Home*Farm*Auto, was held Thursday, May 13, 2021, helping a record 182 nonprofits in the seven-county Greater Dubuque region raise $357,289, through 2,734 gifts — including $32,750 in bonus prizes awarded by sponsors. 

Since 2014, Great Give Day has raised $2,444,186 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. Register at greatgiveday.org or contact Peter Supple for more information. 

History of Great Give Day


# Nonprofits

Dollars Raised

2021 182 $357,289
2020 161 $339,653
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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