Arts & Culture in Dubuque

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Applications Now Being Accepted

The City of Dubuque and the Dubuque Arts and Cultural Affairs Advisory Commission are now accepting competitive applications from all eligible parties for Operating Support and Special Projects Grants for the fiscal year (FY) 2021 grant cycle, which runs July 1, 2020, through June 30, 2021.

The deadline to apply for an Operating Support Grant is Sunday, March 15, 2020. The deadline to apply for a Special Project Grant is Wednesday, April 15, 2020.

Information on applications, guidelines, tips, and how to apply are available at on our Funding Programs page.

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Arts + Culture = Catalyst for Change

The Arts and Culture Master Plan and subsequent Community Engagement Strategy empowers the community to take the lead on nurturing a more equitable, more engaged, and more connected community by collectively cultivating diverse and accessible arts and culture experiences and opportunities.

By leveraging the power of the arts, culture, and creativity, we can drive a broader agenda for change, growth, and transformation in a way that also builds character and quality of place. Click to learn more about the City's Arts and Culture Master Plan or how to get involved

The Arts Mean Business in Dubuque

The non-profit arts industry in Dubuque generates $47.2 million in annual economic activity.
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