DUBUQUE, Iowa – The Dubuque Racing Association, a 501(c)(4) organization, announced grant awards totaling $1,006,461.93 to 93 area charitable organizations today at the Board of Directors meeting.
The grants awarded ranged from $1,000 to $25,000 for individual organizations and $5,000 - $125,000 for the school districts of Dubuque, Western Dubuque, Holy Family, and Monticello. The average grant award was $8,960.69 with 21 organizations receiving at least 90% of their request. Organizations within the City of Dubuque were awarded 76% of the funds and 91% of the funds supported organizations within Dubuque County.
Attached is a fact sheet and list of the 2021 grant award recipients. A complete listing of all grant recipients is also available at www.dradubuque.com.
The Dubuque Racing Association (DRA) has been a vital part of the community since its inception in 1985. The DRA is operated by a volunteer board comprised of 21 directors who work together to guide operations at Q Casino. The DRA holds the license for casino-gaming operations of Q, and is the co-licensee for the Diamond Jo Casino.