Old Bill's Fun Run 2021
August 13, 2021 at 5PM is the final deadline for nonprofits to submit their Old Bill’s applications. Nonprofits that submit their application between May 15-August 13 will not be included the Old Bill’s brochure.
Old Bill’s 25th Anniversary
Giving Season: August 13-September 17, 2021
Run Day: Saturday, September 11, 2021
In a typical year, Old Bill’s Fun Run starts and ends at Town Square and includes a 5K and 10K run/walk, as well as a highly competitive Diaper Derby. Winners of each race receive prize money to donate to their favorite nonprofits. Of course, pandemic times are anything but typical! Decisions about how to safely celebrate Old Bill’s 25th anniversary are subject to public health metrics and guidelines. Please visit oldbills.org for details and updates this summer.
Old Bill's 25th Anniversary Song Contest
To commemorate two and a half decades of this one-of-a-kind community celebration and over $189 million raised for local charities, the Community Foundation of Jackson Hole is pleased to host the Old Bill’s 25th Anniversary Song Contest. Full contest details here (PDF).
Deadline for song submissions: Friday, July 23rd at 5pm MDT
Please contact Old Bill’s Coordinator Suzanne Rees with questions about this contest:
email@example.com or 307-739-1026
2020 Results & the Spirit of Old Bill's Award Recipients
We’re excited to announce the results from Old Bill’s Fun Run 2020 with this special video message from Laurie Andrews, President of the Community Foundation of Jackson Hole. You showed up for our nonprofits and our community in a BIG way. We are grateful to every one who participated in this extraordinary effort to spread generosity.
Old Bill’s Fun Run 2020 generated over 24,000 gifts from 4,349 donors, totaling $15,314,287, an increase of 7% over last year in support of local nonprofits. The Match Pool, created with gifts from Mr. & Mrs. Old Bill, Co-Challengers and Friends, totaled $3,500,245, while participating organizations received $11,814,041 in gifts designated specifically for them. Over the last twenty-four years, Old Bill’s has provided a grand total of $189,034,823 to nonprofits in Teton County.
Old Bill's 2020 Recap
Old Bill's Rubber Ducky Regatta
The Community Foundation recently sent 200+ rubber ducks representing the Old Bill’s nonprofits racing down Flat Creek in the first-ever Old Bill’s Rubber Ducky Regatta. The luckiest ducks will win grants for their nonprofits. If your organization wins a prize, no need to contact the Foundation — your award will be included in your Old Bill’s check in October.
Many thanks to Julie and Will Obering for underwriting these prizes!
And a big thanks to Teton County Search & Rescue’s Swift Water Rescue Team, Jim Auge and Clay Geittmann, and the Old Bill’s 2020 Co-Challengers.
What is Old Bill's?
One of the most innovative fundraisers in the nation, Old Bill’s Fun Run is also one of the most successful. In 2020, the event raised $15,314,287 from 4,349 donors. Old Bill’s has brought an astounding $189 million philanthropic dollars to our community. These funds are busy feeding the hungry, supporting the sick and elderly, teaching kids to read, protecting wildlife, building affordable housing, enriching our lives through the arts and touching the lives of everyone in Teton County.
Inspiring Philanthropy Since 1997
For twenty-four years, Mr. and Mrs. Old Bill have inspired thousands to raise millions through this innovative community celebration. In 2020 alone, Old Bill’s accomplished the following…
4,349 donors, including 72 Co-Challengers, contributed to the match and directly to more than 200 nonprofits through Old Bill’s Fun Run 2020.
$3,500,245 Match Pool
Co-Challengers and Friends of the Match contributed over $3 million to match the community’s donations in 2020, stretching philanthropic dollars even further. These contributions truly inspire thousands to give millions through the event.
Whether they were walking, running, or hosting a Countdown Week celebration, the community celebrated the spirit of Old Bill’s in true pandemic style in 2020.