Fall Grant Application coming soon!

      The application for Fall 2019 Grant Cycle is being developed on new grant management software and will be available in mid-September. The new application will be completely online and no paper copies will be submitted to us. This will make grant writing and reviewing more accommodating to everyone involved. Watch for our "GO LIVE ONLINE" date. Grant Deadline date will be adjusted to reflect the new application availability. 

WCRF Announces Application for Director Openings

Washington County Riverboat Foundation (WCRF) is now taking applications to fill four director positions. The director terms will expire January 1, 2023.  To view the application Click Here.

The board will accept applications from residents of Washington, Ainsworth and Kalona. WCRF would also note that directors do not represent the areas where they live or work but represent the entire Washington County area.

Eligible persons should also be aware that they will be required to undergo an extensive background check by the Iowa Department of Criminal Investigation and be required to attend meetings at different locations around the county. Both meeting time and travel is uncompensated as this a volunteer position.

The deadline for submitting applications is August 15, 2019.

The WCRF Board delivered a $7,300.00 "SURPRISE GRANT" to Blair House in Washington. Emergency asbestos abatement was the reason for the grant. 
Mike Zahs, board member from Blair House accepted the grant.

Newest WCRF Board Member
Michael Vincent

WCRF welcomes Michael Vincent of Keota to the Board of Directors.
Michael is the Owner/CEO of Wooden Wheel Vineyards just outside of Keota in Washington County. Mike brings extensive leadership experience to our board of directors. He has served as the President of the Iowa Wine Growers, Altoona Park & Rec Chairman, Advisory Committee Member for IA Area Schools, Office of International Development (OICD) and International Scientific Exchange Council (ISEC). Mike began his three year board term in January.

      WCRF Announces Spring Grant Winners

The Washington County Riverboat Foundation is pleased to announce 13 grants totaling $628,723.00 through the Competitive Grant Program.  

The WCRF Board of Directors made the decision on grant awards at the May 15th Board Meeting at the Riverside Casino and Golf Resort.
To view a list of the awards click here

The Municipal Grants were also awarded for 2019
To see a list of the Municipal Grant Awards click here

WCRF Now Accepting Mini Grant Applications

Washington County Riverboat Foundation 2019 Mini Grant Application is now available. Mini Grant applications are limited to a maximum of $2,000. Mini Grants are catered to small non-profit organizations who would like to do a special project. Applications are due in our office by 5:00pm on June 12, 2019.  To view guidelines and the application Click Here.

Congratulations Jim Logan!

Longtime Executive Assistant Jim Logan retired today from the Washington County Riverboat Foundation. He had been with the Foundation since January 2007. Jim helped create and implement policies and procedures for thousands of grant award recipients that have touched all of Washington County and beyond. We are deeply grateful for Jim's work with the Riverboat Foundation. Jim will now have more time to spend with his beautiful family. Best wishes!