Application Deadline Extended for City of Dubuque Large Neighborhood Grants
Jerelyn O’Connor, Neighborhood Development Specialist
April 16, 2020 -- For Immediate Release
DUBUQUE, Iowa – The City of Dubuque and the Dubuque Community Development Advisory Commission are now accepting competitive applications for the Large Neighborhood Grant Program. The application deadline has been extended to Friday, May 15, 2020. Information on applications, guidelines, and how to apply online are available at www.cityofdubuque.org/neighborhoods
The Large Neighborhood Grant Program is designed to support projects undertaken by neighborhood associations and other non-profit organizations to support the empowerment of residents to address needs and opportunities to make their neighborhoods more livable. It is intended to support neighborhood development and provide a direct benefit to low/moderate income individuals or neighborhoods. The maximum grant amount is $3,000.
In the past, this program has provided funding for a large array of neighborhood improvement projects such as bike racks, newsletters, publications, neighborhood beautification efforts, youth and family programs, neighborhood park improvements, community gardens, and streetscape improvements. Eligible activities include both public improvements and public service activities such as projects serving youth and families or seniors in the neighborhood. Food and entertainment expenses are not eligible under this program.
For more information contact Neighborhood Development Specialist Jerelyn O’Connor at firstname.lastname@example.org
or at 563-564-5635.
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