At yesterday’s meeting, the Enhance Iowa Board awarded a Community Attraction and Tourism (CAT) grant totaling $219,840 to a community park in Davenport.
The details for the project receiving a CAT grant follows:
Project Name: MLK Park, Davenport
Total Project Cost: $1,092,135
Amount Awarded: $219,840
Project Description: The proposed MLK Park is being designed as an outdoor venue for residents and tourists to learn and engage in the region’s rich artistic, creative, cultural and ethnic history. This park project will display 16 educational panels about the history of Davenport as it relates to persons of color.
The Enhance Iowa Program provides financial incentives to communities for the construction of recreational, cultural, educational or entertainment facilities that enhance the quality of life in Iowa. To date, 104 CAT grants have been awarded by the board, totaling $33,503,023. The next Enhance Iowa Board meeting is scheduled for January 5, 2023.
For more information contact:
Jessica O’Riley, Iowa Economic Development Authority