2008 Grant Awards

Updated: Sep 19, 2019

A total of $52,126.00 was awarded to 33 Jo Daviess County not-for-profit organizations:


Jo Daviess Workshop, Inc., Galena $3,965 – laundry training program

Rainbow Ridge, Galena $2,576 – staff training/community education

Blackhawk Area Council Boy Scouts, Rockford $600 – CPR manikins

Hanover Fire Department $1,000 – update foam equipment

Riverview Center, Galena $3,000 – prevention education

Galena Bands $1,000 – project bassoon

FHN Family Counseling, Freeport $1,000 – Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Jo Daviess County

Stockton Police Department $1,500 – Youth Club

East Dubuque Fire Department $1,000 – emergency lighting/command vehicle

Elizabeth Township Library $1,500 – seniors outreach program

Warren Fire Department $1,150 – M40 confined space kit

Knights of Columbus, East Dubuque $2,000 – needy assistance program

Hanover Ambulance $1,000 – coded electronic locks

Safe Haven, Elizabeth $590 – pets for seniors

Stockton Fire Department $2,000 – pre-plan for saving lives

CHOICES for Family Peace & Justice, Galena $1,590 – emergency food & shelter program

Jo Daviess County Sheriff Department $1,200 – printers for squad vehicles

Galena Area Emergency Medical Services $1,500 – training program

St. Mary Church, Elizabeth $2,000 – emergency assistance program

Tyler’s Justice Center, Stockton $2,000 – program coordination

Galena Police Department $1,000 – light bar

Hospice of NW Illinois, Stockton $2,100 – community education

Family T.I.E.S., East Dubuque $750 – birth to 3 program

St. Mary Church, East Dubuque $2,000 – assistance for needy families

Warren Police Department $1,000 – Operation Education

St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Galena $500 – Little Explorers

Menominee-Dunleith Fire Department $975 – extrication glove replacement project

Galena Elk's Lodge $2,500 – Christmas Basket program

East Dubuque Police Department $1,190 – squad car radio replacement

Stockton Ambulance Association $1,940 – pager replacement

Scales Mound School FFA $1,000 – Project Green

Galena Fire Department $2,000 – thermal imaging camera

United Churches of Galena Food Pantry, Galena $3,000 – funding for food purchases

The funds for these grants were made available from the proceeds of the 2006 Galena Country Fair event. None of the money from the profit of the fair was used toward administrative support of this group, it is strictly a volunteer organization.

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