Nearly $3.4 million in CAT and Sports Tourism grants awarded to 11 communities

4 Apr 2024


At today’s meeting, the Enhance Iowa Board awarded $3,025,047 in Community Attraction and Tourism (CAT) grants to projects in 10 communities and a $350,000 Sports Tourism Grant to Newton Community Events, Inc, to promote the NASCAR race weekend at the Iowa Speedway in Newton.

Details for the projects receiving CAT grants follow:

The City of Fort Dodge and Webster County Conservation Board were awarded $400,000 toward the construction of $4,497,465 in park improvements including construction of a multi-purpose pavilion with seating for 200 people, a skate park, a shelter, green space, restrooms, swings, trails and native planting.

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