Grow Greene County has released its Competitive Grant Application for the eighth round of grants that will be distributed to nonprofit, governmental and charitable organizations from Greene County which submit a successful application for a project. The application can be downloaded from the Grow Greene County website, www.growgreenecounty.org. Completed applications are due by 4:00 on Feb. 23, 2023.
The Mission of Grow Greene County Gaming Corporation is to serve as a catalyst to leverage and coordinate resources while providing opportunities for leadership and vision. They are the local nonprofit corporation that holds the state gaming license in Greene County. Grant funding awarded will be from funds received under the agreement with Wild Rose Entertainment Inc.
Grow Greene receives five percent of Wild Rose Jefferson’s adjusted gross gaming revenue. From that total, Grow Greene awards 4.1 percent to projects in Greene County. The remaining 0.9 percent is shared equally by the community foundations in the six counties contiguous to Greene County including Boone, Calhoun, Carroll, Dallas, Guthrie and Webster. Organizations in those six counties should contact their community foundations to learn more about their granting process with the funds they receive.
The Grow Greene board of directors includes President Norm Fandel, Vice President Craig Marquardt, Secretary Peg Raney, Treasurer Bob Allen, and board members Lori Mannel, Brenda Muir, Kate Neese and Rick Morain. In addition, two ex officio members joined the board in 2019: Dawn Rudolph, representing the Greene County Board of Supervisors, and Matt Wetrich, representing the City of Jefferson. Board attorney is Mike Mumma and the administrative assistant is Cindy Duhrkopf.
Grant applicants with questions are encouraged to reach out to [email protected] .