The Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs awarded more than $1.1 million in federal CARES Act funds through 173 emergency grants statewide, the department announced this morning. The money includes $923,372 for emergency relief and $178,000 in humanities grants to help cultural organizations rebound from the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Previously, the department awarded $191,000 in grants to Iowa artists, creative workers and nonprofit arts organizations in April. The full list of recipients is available online.