Providing grants to improve life in Clayton County, Iowa

Economic Development
Public Health & Safety

Grant Information

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April 19: Pre-applications due
May 1: Full applications to qualifying organizations
August 31: Full applications due
October 22: Grants awarded

2023 Grant Statistics


Amount awarded in 2023


Grants awarded in 2023

UMGC Mission Statement

Upper Mississippi Gaming Corporation is a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to the enrichment of Clayton County, Iowa through the dispersion of funds acquired from an admission tax paid by the Casino Queen, Marquette. It is the groups’ mission to award these funds to qualifying tax exempt organizations or those working in cooperation with local governments within Clayton County who cultivate projects that meet established criteria. These projects should encourage economic development, community betterment, improved cultural and recreational activity facilities, programs or activities that foster enhanced educational experiences for our youth, or improve the overall quality of life for residents of this county.

Upper Mississippi Gaming Corporation
PO Box 208
1118 Main Street
McGregor, IA 52157

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