Funding Programs

Since 2005, the City of Dubuque has awarded over $4.1 million to Dubuque-based arts and culture organizations and creative projects that reach thousands of Dubuque adults and children each year while enhancing the vibrancy and vitality of our community.

  1. New! NEA Local Arts Agency Operating Recovery Subgrant Program

The City of Dubuque is pleased to announce the Arts Operating Recovery subgrant program, a one-time limited funding opportunity made possible through the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) via American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) resources. The City of Dubuque is serving as a Local Arts Agency (LAA) to subgrant $435,000 in federally awarded funds. Funds will be distributed to support day-to-day operating costs of arts, arts education, arts activities, and/or artistic experiences facilitated by eligible nonprofit organizations operating within Dubuque city limits.

The application opens Friday, November 11 and is due Friday, December 16, 2022 at 11:59 PM CST. Learn more about the Arts Operating Recovery subgrant opportunity here.National Endowment for the Arts Opens in new window

  1. Operating Support for Arts and Culture Nonprofits
  1. Support for Special Projects in Arts and Culture
  1. GARE Regranting to Empower BIPOC Creativity and Culture

Contact Us

  1. Jenni Petersen-Brant  |  email
    Arts and Cultural Affairs Manager
    Phone: 563.690.6059

    Economic Development Office
    City Hall Annex
    1300 Main Street, Dubuque, IA 52001

    Hours
    Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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