Operating Support Grant

Operating Support Funding

Operating Support Grant Now OPEN!



The Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs offers Operating Support Grants for eligible organizations. The FY18 granting cycle is now open. We are committed to supporting our local arts organizations and to this end, we have reviewed and updated our application materials and processes. We have scheduled 3 workshops in March to apprise applicants of the improvements to the grants. A representative of the Department of Finance will be on hand to counsel applicants about required financial documents.

Attendance to one of the following workshops is required.

March 10 noon to 1:30 pm @ Carnegie-Stout Library
March 20 5:00 to 6:30 pm @Carnegie-Stout Library
March 27 noon - 1:30 pm @ Multicultural Family Center


Before submitting your application be sure to:
  • Carefully review grant materials
  • Attend at least one of the workshops
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  • Review your application ensuring at all required files are attached

Arts and Culture Funding Program for Operating Support

 

This program provides operating support funding to established 501 (C)(3) arts and culture organizations located in the City of Dubuque that primarily serve Dubuque residents with year-round arts and culture events, programs, and services and can demonstrate a record of programmatic and administrative stability. 
   
 Operating Support applications.

 You can also see Operating Support guidelines and rubric.
 
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2018 Recipients


The Arts and Culture Operating Support Grant has helped make arts and culture events and services available throughout the community. Browse our photo galleries below to using the arrows and see how the Operating Support Grant has assisted some recipients in offering local arts and culture programs. 
If you'd like more information on each organization, simply click on their photo to get directed to their website.

2018 Operational Support Grant Recipients 1 - 4

Dubuque Museum of Art

DMA Outside

Dubuque Symphony Orchestra

Orchestra

Dubuque County Histrocial Society

Historical Society w. National Miss. River Museum

The Grand Opera House

Cabaret 2015

2018 Operational Support Grant Recipients 5 - 8

Dubuque Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

Japanese Garden

Bell Tower Theater Productions

Bell Tower Theater

Dubuque County Fine Arts Society

Art Fair Sale

Colts Leigon-Aires Drum & Bugle Corps

Colts recap

2018 Operational Support Grant Recipients 9 - 12

Northeast Iowa School of Music

Lollipops and Music for Our Preschoolers (L&MOP) with David Landau

Downtown Dubuque Cultural Corridor

Dubuque Main street

Dubuque Chorale

Chorale at MJ Installation Mass

Fly-By-Night Productions

A View From A Bridge by Arthur Miller

2018 Operating Support Grant Recipients 13 - 16

Matter Creative Center | Creative Adventure Lab

Matter-Creative-Center

Dubuque Arts Council

365 Impact DBQ Arts Council

Rising Star Theater Company

Cinderella Charming

Dubuque Music Men Chorus | Barbershop Harmony Society

Music Men Holiday