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ECIA Fund Alert

Below is a list of grants that may fit your community priorities. If you would like more information on a grant, contact Marla Quinn at mquinn@ecia.org. Due dates and program purpose are subject to change – always refer to the program website for up-to-date information.

Havlife Memorial Foundation: HAVlifeTM grants to other 501(c)3 organizations to support youth in the community, specifically, supporting youth ages 10 to 15 in activities related to arts, music and athletics. Due date July 27, 2020.

Mediacom Arts and Culture Grants: Mediacom’s Arts and Culture Grant Cycle provides funding annually to Dubuque arts and “non-arts organizations” to support a distinct aspect of the organization’s arts activities, such as a one-time event, a single production, an exhibition, an educational seminar, or series of related arts activities, such as art classes or training sessions. Due date July 31, 2020.

US Bank – Home: Children and families are far better positioned to thrive and succeed in a home that is safe and permanent. That’s why our grants support efforts that connect individuals and families with sustainable housing opportunities. Due date July 31, 2020.

Wahlert Foundation: Grants are made for basic human needs, such as: emergency assistance for families, medical care for seminarians from foreign countries, domestic violence prevention, food and housing for the needy, scholarships for low-income students, crisis care for children, food vouchers, and safety upgrades for a homeless shelter. Due date between June 1 and September 1.

Kwik Star/Kwik Trip-Kwik Trip Kares: Nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations will be considered and police/ Fire Departments will be considered for equipment. Donations providing the basic human necessities to those in need will always be our first priority (ex: food, water, shelter and safety). Due date August 1.

National Endowment for the Arts – Our Town: These grants support projects that integrate arts, culture, and design activities into efforts that strengthen communities by advancing local economic, physical, and/or social outcomes. Successful Our Town projects ultimately lay the groundwork for systemic changes that sustain the integration of arts, culture, and design into local strategies for strengthening communities. Due date Part 1: 8/6/2020; Part 2: 8/11-18/2020.

Resource Enhancement and Protection (REAP)-DNR Open Spaces Protection: Acquisition and Development: Cost-share program that allows private conservation organizations and the DNR to jointly acquire property to help provide outdoor recreation opportunities and protect critical habitats. Due date August 15.

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