This grant program is designed to encourage arts and cultural programs that are inclusive and remarkable for their social and cultural vibrancy. The Special Projects program seeks to fund artistic, creative projects that utilize community engagement at their core. Eligible applicants are Dubuque not-for-profits with 501(c)3 and incorporated status, organizations who are affiliated with an umbrella organization, or other organized groups acting as a non-profit. Typical minimum grants awarded through the program are $1,500 and the maximum will be $8,000.
Congratulations to the FY18 recipients of the Special Projects Grant!
The organizations listed below scored the highest in this competitive grant and were awarded funding for their respective projects. The Grand Opera House - Dreaming Allegiance Hip Hop Revolution Dubuque Museum of Art- 'Herstory' Community Public Art Project Dubuque County Historical Society - Rivers to the Seas Mural Project Downtown Dubuque Cultural Corridor - G.O.A.T. Downtown Music Crawl Dubuque Arts Council, Inc - Vienna Boys Choir Dubuque Chorale - Choral Country Music concert
The Arts and Culture Special Projects Grant has supported several art and cultural community projects. Browse the photo gallery below to view some of the projects made possible through special project funding assistance. Click here to view a full list of previous recipients.