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 seventh annual Great Give Day, presented in partnership with Theisen’s Home*Farm*Auto, was held Thursday, May 14, 2020, helping 161 nonprofits in the seven-county Greater Dubuque region raise $339,653, through 3,008 gifts — including $28,250 in bonus prizes awarded by sponsors. 

Since 2014, Great Give Day has raised $2,086,897 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. Registration for the 2021 event on May 13 is open through March 31. Register at greatgiveday.org or contact Peter Supple for more information. 

History of Great Give Day


# Nonprofits

Dollars Raised

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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