Old Bill's Fun Run 2021

Inspiring Philanthropy Since 1997

Giving Season ended on Friday, September 17 at 5PM

Please join us for the Old Bill’s Awards Party on Monday, October 25th from 4:00-5:30PM at Center for the Arts! This year, we have made a number of changes to the format of the event in response to the pandemic and are looking forward to seeing you in person (masks required indoors).


  • When: Monday, October 25 from 4:00-5:30pm (remarks at 4:30pm)
  • Where: Center for the Arts Lobby & Theater at 265 S Cache Street
  • Who: Nonprofit staff and board members, Old Bill’s Co-Challengers and donors
  • What: Participating nonprofits will receive Old Bill’s grant checks, and the Community Foundation will announce the total amount raised through this year’s event. No need to RSVP, just show up!
  • Check Pick Up: Organizations may authorize anyone to pick up their Old Bill’s grant check. Formal affiliation with the participating nonprofit is not required. Unclaimed checks will be held at the Community Foundation’s office (245 E Simpson), please call to schedule pickup. Any checks not picked up by November 30 will forfeit the matching grant. Checks will not be mailed.
  • Parking: Free parking is available in the multi-level parking structure on the corner of Milward and Simpson Streets, immediately west of the Center for the Arts. Carpooling, biking, and walking are encouraged.



Old Bills Announces Record Breaking Match Fund

Mr. and Mrs. Old Bill pledge $1 million to 2021 Old Bill’s Fun Run

Old Bill’s Fun Run Transitions Back to Virtual Celebration

Old Bill's 2021 Festivities

In place of traditional Run Day festivities, the Community Foundation has organized a number of pop-up events to spotlight our nonprofit community and the services they provide for the Jackson community.

Countdown Week (Sept 7-10)

During Old Bill’s Countdown Week, nonprofits will host pop-up celebrations to highlight their individual missions and service areas at various locations around town.

Tuesday, September 7 – Conservation & Environment + Animals
Wednesday, September 8 – Education + Civic
Thursday, September 9 – Sports & Recreation + Arts & Culture
Friday, September 10 – Health & Human Services

Countdown Week Events Calendar

Old Bill's Scavenger Hunt (Sept 11)

Since we won’t be setting up booths and running together on Saturday, September 11, The Community Foundation has organized an Old Bill’s Scavenger Hunt throughout downtown Jackson. Race for the answers to win a grant for your nonprofit. $5,000 in grants will be awarded!


Scavenger Hunt WINNERS

Run / Walk Your Own 5K

Mr. Old Bill loves to run, and one day while on a run he got the idea for an annual community-wide fundraising event to benefit all local nonprofits. Community members are encouraged to independently run, walk, hike or bike 5K anytime and anyplace on Saturday, September 11. Participants are invited to post videos and pictures of their independent 5K by using the hashtag #oldbills2021 and tagging @cfjacksonhole on Instagram and/or Facebook, or by emailing oldbills2021@cfjacksonhole.org.

View 5K Route Maps

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.


More About Old Bill's

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

In place of the standard Old Bill’s event on the Town Square in 2020, the Community Foundation asked local nonprofits to think outside the box. The 200+ participating nonprofits celebrated the impact of their organizations in the spirit of Old Bill’s. Here’s a look at some of the festivities!

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…

$15,314,287 Raised

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.

Community-wide celebration

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.