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Greene County Early Learning Center


Greene County Early Learning Center was the recipient of a $500,000 long term grant in 2020 to assist with the building of a new child care center adjacent to the current facility.

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Greene County Medical Center Public Health


Greene County Medical Center Public Health Department applied to Grow Greene County in 2020 for the purchase of a vehicle to aid in the transporting of clients to medical appointments within Greene County.  They were awarded $40,000.

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Arch Alley


Jefferson Matters: Main Street’s Tower View Team submitted an application that was awarded for an art installation in the north alley on Jefferson’s downtown square.  Arch Alley is on schedule to be completed by Spring of 2021.  Check back for updated pictures of the completed project or watch for posts on the Tower View Team […]

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Grow Greene County awards competitive grants of $35,000 and more in Greene County, Iowa.  If an organization is applying for less than $35,000, it should apply for grants through the Greene County Community Foundation. Funding for organizations in the contiguous counties will go through their own County Community Foundation.

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Grow Greene County Gaming Corporation awards funding received by an allocation to municipalities in Greene County and by a competitive grant application.



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The distribution of 4.1% will go to non-profit organizations in Greene County, the Greene County Community Foundation, Greene County Schools and Municipalities.


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Latest News


Grow Greene County holds Awards Night

Grow Greene County Gaming Corporation, the local nonprofit corporation that holds the state gaming license in Greene County, distributed almost $1.2 million in grants at its 6th annual Awards Night, held in-person Tuesday evening at the Greene Room at Wild Rose Jefferson. Of the total, $258,000 was in competitive grants, with Greene County Ambulance receiving […]


Grow Greene County to Host Annual Award Ceremony

The annual Grow Greene County Gaming Corporation grant awards ceremony is next week, April 6. The deliberation process is over and invites have been sent out to those organizations and groups vying for the competitive grants. GGCGC Board President Norm Fandel explains the process their board goes through to determine what projects will receive funding, […]


Grow Greene County
2021 Application

The Grow Greene County 2021 Application for Competitive Grants is available on our website.  We encourage online applications this year.  If that is not an option for you, please email us at growgreenecounty@gmail.com Due date for the application is February 10, 2021.  


Grow Greene County 2022 Grant Application Available

October 1st, Grow Greene County released the Competitive Grant Application for the seventh round of grants that will be distributed to nonprofit, governmental and charitable organizations from Greene County who submit a successful application for a project.  Grow Greene County Gaming Corporation, the local nonprofit corporation holds the state gaming license in Greene County. Funds […]


Vote Yes on Nov. 2

Grow Greene County Gaming Corporation’s board of directors is working hand in hand with Wild Rose Jefferson as they encourage Greene County citizens to vote yes on Nov. 2.  Grow Greene is the non-profit that holds the license for the casino in Jefferson and distributes the funds to projects. Iowa law requires counties hold a […]


Grow Greene County celebrates Rippey’s 150 yrs + 1

Grow Greene County was excited to be a part of Rippey’s Sesquicentennial +1 Parade on Saturday, July 31.  It was a beautiful day to gather volunteers involved in so many awesome projects happening around Greene County supported by funds from the Grow Greene County non-profit.  Thanks to these volunteers for wearing the sandwich board signs […]

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