Graettinger Grants

 PACGDC Announces Tenth Grant Cycle

ATTENTION: The Palo Alto County Gaming Development Corporation will be hosting their Annual Educational Meetings in the Auditorium (Entrance #4) at Iowa Lakes Community College located at 3200 College Drive in Emmetsburg. Meetings are open to the public and are scheduled as follows: Wednesday, October 7, 2016, at 1:00 p.m. and at 7:00 p.m. Organizations interested in submitting a grant application are strongly urged to attend.

PACGDC will begin accepting grant applications by mail from October 15, 2016, through December 31, 2016. Applications must be postmarked by December 31, 2016, to be eligible for consideration. After October 7th, the 2016 grant application forms and instructions along with other helpful information may be found on the PACGDC website at Please contact the office email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it with any questions you may have.

There were several grants funded through Palo Alto County Gaming Development Corporation (PACGDC) for the City of Graettinger and non-profit organizations within the city in 2016. 


Grants awarded in 2016 for the Graettinger community totaled $115046.56 and were as follows:




Valley View Cemetary

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Asphalt drive


 Valley View Cemetary

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Trailer and trimmers


Graettinger Public


 Technology Upgrades  $4,948.00

St. Paul's Lutheran

Cemetery Ass


 Mower and timmer


 Senior Citizen's

 Carpet replacement $4,800.00

Graettinger Community


 Door replacement  $15,734.00

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Programs & Projects Fitting City Grant Agreement

Street projects and 2017 Ford Pick up-$5,000


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2016 City Award

Power washer-$6000, Relief Valve-$2500, 2017 Ford Pick up-$10,000

Clean up Citizen's Park-$10,000, Palmer Street 3" asphalt project.




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