Colts Receive Dubuque Racing Association Grant

May 24, 2007

The Dubuque Racing Association (DRA) has awarded the Colts a grant in the amount of $15,000 to be used for new instruments for the Colt Cadets for the 2007 season.

In this most recent funding cycle, the DRA distributed a total of $2,314,000 in direct grants to 333 non profit organizations such as the Colts. Over 600 organizations competed for grants in this program this year. The DRA also distributed $14,364,551 to the City of Dubuque, $375,411 to Dubuque County, $907,000 to the DRA Future Fund for major community projects and $157,000 to the DRA endowment.

The DRA is a non profit organization which operates the Dubuque Greyhound Park and Casino in Dubuque and also licenses the Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque. The average grant award to non profit organizations was nearly $7,900. Since 1984, the DRA has awarded the Colts grants in all but one year, with total contributions of over $320,000.

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