2018 Grant Awards

Updated: Sep 19, 2019

A total of $37,835.00 was awarded to 30 Jo Daviess County not-for-profit organizations:


Jo Daviess County Country Fair Charities held its 15th annual grant awards program on Thursday, June 21. Grant recipients present at the event were, back, from left, Deacon Doug Kremer, Johnny O’Shea, Jamie Schilling, Father Dennis Morrissy, Randy Beadle, Neil Spurr, Patti Jackson, Leslie Niemann, Bill Bingham, Greg Schuster, Wayne Moyer, Richard Huizenga, Father Andrew Skrohutt, Lucas Bourquin, Norma Schwartz, Andrea Young. Front, from left, Karrie Sabinson, Chase Dittmar, Brooke Dittmar, Renee Dieschbourg, Kim Scace, Luke Barker, Kaitlin Kellogg, Linda Nobis, Joyce Kent, Kitty Rhodes and Ray Massingill.

St. Michael Catholic Church, Galena

$1,000 - emergency assistance


St. Mary Catholic Church, Galena

$1,000 - emergency assistance


East Dubuque Fire Department

$1,500 - pager replacements


Stockton Ambulance

$2,000 - pediatric rescue bags


Warren Police Department

$1,000 - taser replacement


Galena Elk's

$1,000 - Christmas food basket program


St. Mary Church, Elizabeth

$1,000 - emergency assistance


Caring Neighbors Food Pantry, Warren

$1,000 - dairy and food assistance


Apple River Fire Department

$3,000 - vehicle stabilization kit


Senior Resource Center, Hanover

$1,000 - senior citizens direct assistance


Riverview Center, Galena

$1,375 - client basic needs assistance project


Knights of Columbus, East Dubuque

$1,000 - emergency assistance


Elizabeth Food Basket

$2,000 - purchase protein, fruit and vegetables


Warren Ambulance

$1,775 - pager replacement and upgrade


Knights of Columbus, Galena

$880 - Coats for Kids program


Mutual Aid Box Alarm System, East Dubuque

$825 - self-contained breathing apparatus fit test machine re-calibration


First Presbyterian Church, Apple River

$1,000 - a youth program


Stockton Township Public Library

$1,000 - AED (automated external defibrillator)


Galena Fire Department

$1,750 - water rescue/recovery sonar


Warren United Methodist Church

$1,000 - emergency assistance


St. Mark Youth Enrichment, Dubuque, Iowa

$1,000 - "Apples for Students" school supplies program (East Dubuque)


Stockton Community CPR

$480 - CPR trainer with visual training assistance


Galena Area Emergency Medical Services

$3,000 - medical equipment for health and public safety


Blackhawk Park District, Warren

$1,000 - rubber playground mulch


Galena United Methodist Church

$800 - youth group sunshine box


Hospice of Northwest Illinois, Stockton

$1,400 - service expansion program


St. Ann Catholic Church, Warren

$1,000 - emergency assistance


Kreider Services, Galena

$350 - supplies for raised garden beds


Stockton Police Department

$1,200 - communications equipment replacement


United Churches of Galena Food Pantry

$ 1,500 - back pack program


The funds for these grants were made available from the proceeds of the 2017 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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