2019 Grant Awards

Updated: Sep 19, 2019

A total of $35,467.94 was awarded to 28 Jo Daviess County not-for-profit organizations:


2019 Grant Recipients
Accepting grant awards from Jo Daviess County Country Fair Charities on Thursday, June 20 at the Galena Elks Lodge were, back row, from left: Randy Beadle, Galena Fire Department; Paul Gray, Warren Fire Department; Jim Webster, United Churches of Galena Food Pantry; Greg Schuster, East Dubuque Fire Department; middle row: Carl Winter, MABAS; Aaron Smith, Warren Police Department; Wayne Moyer, Galena Elks; Missy Lyons, Tyler’s Justice Center; Father Howard Barch, St. Mary and St. MIchael Catholic Churches; Rachel Lenstra, Galena Public Library; Kaitlin Schmidt, St. Mark Youth Enrichment; Linda Nobis, Jo Daviess County Senior Center; Andrea Young and Norma Schwirtz, Elizabeth Food Basket; front row: Gerald Reed, Warren Fire Department; Bill Bingham, Galena EMS; Tom Staver, Knights of Columbus; Ruby and Maya Dickerson, Galena United Methodist Church youth group; Amy Niemer, Riverview Center; Courtney Busch, The Workshop; Joyce Kent, Caring Neighbors Food Pantry; Amanda Raab, Stockton PTO; and Joanne Muzzey, Juvenile Justice Council.

Blackhawk Park District, Warren

$2,800 - replace outdated slides


East Dubuque Fire Department

$3,000 - cardiac monitor


Elizabeth Food Basket

$1,000 - purchase protein, fruit and vegetables


Galena Elk's

$1,000 - Christmas basket program


Galena Area Emergency Medical Services

$2,000 - upgrading medical equipment


Jo Daviess County WIC

$475 - busy train activity panel


St. Joseph Catholic Church, Apple River

$1,000 - emergency assistance


St. Mark Youth Enrichment, Dubuque, Iowa

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


Stockton PTO

$1,992.84 - Kidstown playground repairs and updates


Warren School District

$992.70 - special education alternative seating


Galena Fire Department

$1,082 - portable scene lighting


Galena Public Library

$1,800 - Coding for Kids


Mutual Aid Box Alarm System, East Dubuque

$815 - re-calibration of self-contained breathing apparatus machines

Senior Resource Center, Hanover

$1,000 - direct assistance program


Caring Neighbors Food Pantry, Warren

$1,000 - milk and food purchase


St. Mary Catholic Church, Galena

$1,000 - emergency assistance


St. Michael Catholic Church, Galena

$1,000 - emergency assistance


Stockton Ambulance

$345 - infant papoose board


Warren Fire Department

$1,050 - nozzle replacement


Knights of Columbus, Galena

$1,415.40 - Coats for Kids program


First Presbyterian Church, Apple River

$2,000 - youth mission trip