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 a grant agreement and file progress and final reports. The grant application as well as the required reporting documents are available for download on this page. Grant agreements will be mailed to grant recipients in March.

PLEASE NOTE: Deadline for submitting applications is December 31st. Review the application instructions and guidelines carefully. Application forms contained in this PDF MUST be used.


Reports are due and must be postmarked by:

Signed Grant Agreement - March 31, 2017

Progress Report – August 1, 2017

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


The Grant Application button below links to a PDF Form version of the Grant Application. This form will need to be printed out and completed in its entirety. You will need to make the required copies of the finished form and send it to the Palo Alto County Gaming Development Corporation to be eligible for consideration.

PACGDC Guidelines for Distribution of Grant Funds (PDF)

2016 Full Grant Application

2016 Form C

2016 Mini Grant Application

Progress Report (PDF)

Final Grant Report (PDF)

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 mailed to the cities following the Annual Award Celebration.

Cities Final Grant Report

Schools Final Grant Report

The report is due and must be postmarked no later than December 31st of each year.  If grant funds are not used in the time period specified, all unused funds and interest will be returned to PACGDC.

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