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Applications now available for City of Dubuque Arts and Cultural Grants

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DUBUQUE (KWWL) -- The City of Dubuque Arts and Cultural Affairs Advisory Commission is soliciting competitive applications for two distinct Arts and Culture funding programs for the FY 2011 grant cycle. Dubuque awards over $1,000,000 to area arts and culture organizations and other non-profits for programs each year. 

Applications are due March 11, 2010.  Guidelines and applications are available at www.cityofdubuque.org/grants.

The first funding program is the Operating Support.  It is designed to assist 501(c)(3) arts and culture organizations located in the City of Dubuque that primarily offer Dubuque residents with year-round arts and culture events, programming and services. There is $200,000 available.

The second funding program is Special Project finding.  It is designed to encourage the development of new or expanded arts and cultural programs in the Dubuque community. Eligible applicants are Dubuque non-profit arts and culture organizations and other non-profits whose mission is consistent with the City's arts and culture goals. A total of $35,000 is available, with a minimum request of $2,500,

For additional information, please contact Jan Stoffel, Arts and Cultural Affairs Coordinator for the City of Dubuque at janstoff@cityofdubuque.org or by calling 563-690-6064 or at www.cityofdubuque.org/grants.

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