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Arts and Culture Grant Program for Operating Support

Grants to Iowa Nonprofit Arts Organizations
in Eligible Regions to Support Operations

Agency Type:

Local

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City of Dubuque - Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs

Conf. Date:

02/12/20

Deadline Date:

03/15/20 11:59 PM

Description:

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Grants to Iowa nonprofit arts and culture organizations in eligible regions to support general operations. Funding is intended to support local organizations that demonstrate stability and excellence in the areas of arts and culture. Eligible applicants are organizations that provide diverse, equitable, and inclusive year-round arts and culture engagement opportunities. Applicants must be located in the City of Dubuque and primarily serve Dubuque residents.

Organizations must demonstrate a record of programmatic, financial and administrative stability. Successful operating support grantees must demonstrate how their mission and programs advance the goals and priorities of the City of Dubuque's Arts and Culture Master Plan (See Master Plan Priorities and Strategies document in Supporting Documents below).

Importance of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)

The City of Dubuque strives to be an equitable community of choice and supports organizations that advance that goal. If receiving Operating Support funds, grantees are expected to participate in professional development opportunities focused on diversity, equity and inclusion. It is important to the Arts and Cultural Affairs Advisory Commission that grantees demonstrate commitment to adequately serving all residents of Dubuque, presenting diverse art forms and cultural programs, and integrating DEI strategies and tactics into their operations.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 141651

Estimated Size of Grant:

The maximum annual funding award is $30,000 or 6% of applicant’s previous year certified operating expenditures, whichever is less.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Dubuque-based organizations whose primary mission is arts or culture and who have operated as a nonprofit, tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of IRS code for at least two years before the application date.

Ineligible applicants include but are not limited to for-profit organizations or not-for-profit organizations whose primary mission involves religious, political, or athletic programs, educational institutions, and social service organizations. An organization with an outstanding Final Report from a previously funded Special Projects grant application is ineligible.

Pre-proposal Conference:

Grant application workshops will be held at Multicultural Family Center on:
- February 10, 2020 from 6-7:30 PM
- February 12, 2020 from 12-1:30 PM

Attendance is encouraged but is not mandatory.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications are due and must be submitted online no later than Sunday, March 15 at 11:59PM.

Timeline:
- January 31, 2020 - Applications for both the Operating Support grants available
- February 10, 2020 from 6-7:30 PM - Grant application workshop at Multicultural Family Center
- February 12, 2020 from 12-1:30 PM - Grant application workshop at Multicultural Family Center
- March 15, 2020 by 11:59 PM - Operating Support applications due
- June 2020 - Grant notifications and contracts released
- July 2020 - Anticipated disbursement of funds

FAQs and Troubleshooting: https://www.cityofdubuque.org/2359/FAQs-and-Troubleshooting

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Online application form: https://www.cityofdubuque.org/FormCenter/Economic-Development-10/FY21-Operating-Support-Grant-Application-346

If access to or assistance with the online application is needed, please contact the Office of Arts and Culture Affairs at 563.690.6059, jbrant@cityofdubuque.org, or onsite in the 1st floor of the City Annex at 1300 Main St.

Arts & Cultural Affairs
Economic Development Office
City Hall Annex
1300 Main St
Dubuque, IA 52001
Ph: 563.589.4393

Jenni Petersen-Brant
Arts & Cultural Affairs Coordinator
Ph: 563.690.6059
jbrant@cityofdubuque.org

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