Providing grants to improve life in Clayton County, Iowa

Economic Development
Public Health & Safety

2022 Grant Information

April 19: Pre-applications due at UMGC office
May 1: Full applications emailed to qualifying organizations
August 31: Full applications due
October 25: Grants awarded

2020 Grant Statistics


Amount awarded in 2020


Grants awarded in 2020

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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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