ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (March 9, 2021) Quad City Arts is pleased to announce the 2021 Arts Dollars grant awards to 25 non-profit organizations, totaling just over $84,000. Since 1979, Quad City Arts grants have provided funding for local artists and non- profit organizations to enrich the quality of life in the Quad City region through the arts. Since 1990 alone, more than $1.4 million has been awarded.

To view the full listing of organizations and projects details, visit our blog:

2021 Arts Dollars Grants

Capacity-Building Grants:

Bix Beiderbecke Museum and World Archives

German American Heritage Center

Living Proof Exhibit

Quad City Music Guild

STEAM on Wheels

Education Grants:

Cambridge CUSD 227

Glenview Middle School

Muscatine Art Center

Love Girls Magazine

Project Grants:

Azubuike African American Council for the Arts

Epilepsy Advocacy Network of Illinois and Iowa

Eulenspiegel Puppet Theatre

Freight House Farmers Market

Gabi Torres

Geneseo Public Library

Joshua Graves

LULAC 5285 Council

NormaLeah Ovarian Cancer Initiative

Playcrafters Barn Theatre

Quad Cities Ballet Folklorico

River Action Inc

Scott Community College

The Black Box Theatre/Fourth Wall Films

The Project of the Quad Cities


Arts Dollars funds are generously provided by the Hubbell-Waterman Foundation and the Illinois Arts Council Agency, a state agency.

About Quad City Arts

Quad City Arts is a non-profit local-arts agency dedicated to enriching the quality of life in the Quad City region through the arts. Quad City Arts programs are partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency. Additional funding comes from the Quad Cities Cultural Trust, and our Quad City Arts’ Partners.

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