The Palo Alto County Gaming Corp. will distribute proceeds through two distinct grant programs.

The PACGDC will distribute the majority of its funds through the grant process.  Once an organization has been awarded a grant, they will be required to sign an electronic grant agreement and submit online progress and final reports by the stated deadlines.

PLEASE NOTE: Deadline for submitting applications is December 31st. Please click on the 2017 Grant Applications link to the right. After you create an account (user name and password) for your organization, you may utilize the online grant application system.


Reports are due and must be postmarked by:

Signed Grant Agreement - March 31, 2018

Progress Report – August 1, 2018

Extension Request - December 1, 2017

2017 Applications – December 31, 2017

2016 City & School Final Grant Reports – December 31, 2017

2016 Full & Mini Final Grant Reports – January 31, 2018


All 2017 Progress Reports and Final Grant Reports should be completed via the PACGDC online grant system at Please log-in to the system to access these reports for your organization, city, or school. IF you have completed your grant project prior to August 1st, please contact our office and request that your assigned Progress Report be deleted from the system so that you may access your assigned Final Grant Report.

The Grant Application button below links to an online Grant Application. This form will need to be completed in its entirety. Please click the “Submit” button on this application by 12/31/17 to be eligible for consideration.

PACGDC Guidelines for Distribution of Grant Funds (PDF)

2017 Grant Applications - Open 10/12/17 – 12/31/17

2016 Final Grant Report (PDF)

2016 Grant Extension Request Form (PDF)

In addition to the grant process, the PACGDC has made the decision to distribute one-sixth of its proceeds to the cities in the county based on population.  The cities of Emmetsburg, Graettinger, West Bend, Ruthven, Mallard, Ayrshire, Cylinder, Rodman, and Curlew will receive these funds upon receipt of signed grant agreements.

Grant Agreements will be emailed to the cities and schools in March.

Cities and Schools must submit (via the online grant system) a Final Grant Report no later than December 31st of each year.

For questions regarding the PACGDC and/or the grant process please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions page.

2009 Grant List
2010 Grant List
2011 Grant List

2013 Grant List
2014 Grant List
2015 Grant List
2016 Grant List