City of Dubuque News Release

Apply Now for City of Dubuque Large Neighborhood Grants 

Jerelyn O’Connor, Neighborhood Development Specialist 

May 9, 2019 -- 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 deadline to apply is 5 p.m. on  Friday, June 14, 2019.  Information on how to apply, guidelines, and applications are available at The maximum grant award is $3,000.  

The Neighborhood Large 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.  Funding priorities are for projects which identify and/or build on neighborhood strengths and assets, address needs of low-and-moderate income residents, support neighborhood development and improve quality of life and projects that support efforts to make Dubuque a more equitable and inclusive communities.  

Applicants are encouraged to attend a grant workshop to receive additional information on the grant program.  The workshop will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at the American Trust Program Room,1st Floor, Carnegie Stout Public Library, 
360 W. 11th Street, Dubuque. 

For additional information, contact Neighborhood Development Specialist Jerelyn O’Connor at or 563-589-4110. 

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