Capacity building is the process of developing and strengthening the skills, instincts, processes, and resources that organizations and communities need to survive, adapt, and thrive in a fast-changing world. Through the grant cycle, coaching opportunities will be provided by the DRA and community partners.
Applications should tie to the mission of People Attraction: Population Growth, Retention, and Tourism: This aligns with the DRA’s mission of providing social, economic, and community betterment and lessening the burden of Dubuque city and area government, as well as their vision of being a dynamic community resource, acting as a catalyst to enhance the quality of life and financial well-being of the tri-state community.
Applications will be considered from organizations in all sectors, including:
For examples of capacity building, see: https://dradubuque.com/pdf/2023_Core_Grant_Info.pdf#page=1