Welcome to the PACGDC website

The Palo Alto County Gaming Development Corporation (PACGDC) is an Iowa not-for-profit corporation. It is the sponsoring organization that holds the license for the Wild Rose Casino and Resort in Palo Alto County. In accordance with Iowa law and its operating agreement, PACGDC receives funding from Wild Rose operations. Funds received are distributed to deserving non-profit organizations and government entities in Palo Alto County. Our mission is to strengthen our communities for future generations by creating partnerships, leveraging resources, and being a catalyst in identifying and supporting community needs.


Current Events


PACGDC Funds Apartment Complex Grants & Additional Demolition Grants

All of the communities in Palo Alto County established Housing Initiative and Demolition Grant Programs in 2014. Recently, some communities have established Apartment Complex Grant Programs as well. The Palo Alto County Gaming Development Corporation is excited to announce grant funding to... Read More >>


PACGDC Announces Tenth Grant Cycle

ATTENTION: The Palo Alto County Gaming Development Corporation will be hosting their Annual Educational Meetings in the Auditorium (Entrance #4) at Iowa Lakes Community College located at 3200 College Drive in Emmetsburg. Meetings are open to the public and are scheduled as follows: Wednesday, October 7, 2015, at 1:00 p.m. and at 7:00 p.m. Organizations interested in submitting a grant application are strongly urged to attend. Read More >>



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