Identifying & Supporting Community Needs

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.

Sixteenth Annual Grant Award Celebration

Palo Alto County Gaming Development Corporation (PACGDC) hosted its Sixteenth Annual Grant Awards Celebration on Friday, March 4, 2022.

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Left to Right: Brian Bormann, David Hadley, Bill Dickey, Abby Burns, Gretchen Reichter, Kim Hoffman, Glen Simonson, Jan Helmke

 

Not Pictured: Marilyn Noonan

 

PACGDC Announces Seventeenth Grant Cycle

October 1, 2022

ATTENTION: The Palo Alto County Gaming Development Corporation will be hosting their Annual Educational Meetings Wild Rose Casino at 777 Main Street in Emmetsburg.  Meetings are open to the public and are scheduled as follows:  Wednesday, October 12, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. and at 7:00 p.m. PLEASE NOTE:  Because of the online grant application process, organizations interested…

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PACGDC Announces 2020 Grant Award Celebration

February 18, 2021

The Palo Alto County Gaming Development Corporation will be hosting their thirteenth annual grant award celebration on Friday, March 1, 2019 at the Wild Rose Casino and Resort Ballroom.

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Previous Current Events

Grant Report Due Dates

Reports are due and must be submitted by:

• Signed Grant Agreement - March 31, 2022
• Progress Report – August 1, 2022
• Extension Request - December 1, 2022

• 2022 Applications – December 31, 2022
• 2021 City & School Final Grant Reports – December 31, 2022
• 2021 Full & Mini Final Grant Reports – January 31, 2023

Palo Alto County

Gaming Development Corporation

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Emmetsburg, IA

P.O. Box 153
910 Broadway

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