WCRF Announces Spring 2017 Grant Period

The Washington County Riverboat Foundation (WCRF) is pleased to announce that the application for the Spring Grants is now available. The WCRF would advise all applicants to review the guidelines before filing their application. The deadline for this period's application is 5:00pm on April 5, 2017.
Applications that are received before March 27th will be reviewed for any errors. Applications with errors received after March 27th may not be accepted.
To view applications and guidelines Click Here.

WCRF Welcomes Three New Directors

We are excited to welcome our newest board members. Kierstan Peck,  Shelli Cleverley,and Dr. Mike Jorgensen.

Thank You For Your Service

Washington County Riverboat Foundation would like to thank our three retiring board members, Patty Koller, Liz Hall, and Tracy Ousey for all their good work over the past several years. They will be missed.

WCRF Announces Fall 2016 Grants

The Washington County Riverboat Foundation (WCRF) is pleased to announce 30 grants totaling $796,689 in Fall 2016 awards through its Competitive Grant program. Applications were due October 5, 2016 for this round of grants.

The WCRF Board of Directors made the decision on grant awards at its November 16th Board meeting.  To view a list of the awards click here.

Fall Applications

Washington County Riverboat Foundation received a  total of 80 applications requesting $2,631,645.  The winners will be announced  at our meeting November 16th. To view a list of applications click here.

WCRF Announces Director Openings

Washington County Riverboat Foundation (WCRF) is now taking applications to fill three directors’ positions. The director’s terms will expire January 1, 2020.    

 The board will accept applications from anyone who lives or works in Washington County.  However, WCRF’s main emphasis on director openings will be an Ainsworth area resident, and two Washington area residents.   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 September 16, 2016. To view the application and instructions Click Here.

WCRF Announces Application Period for Fall 2016

The Washington County Riverboat Foundation (WCRF) is pleased to announce that the applications for the Fall Grants are now available. The WCRF would advise all applicants to review the guidelines before filing their application as some procedures have changed. The deadline for this period's application is 5:00pm on October 5, 2016.
Applications that are received before September 28th will be reviewed for any errors. Applications with errors received after September 28th may not be accepted.
To view applications and guidelines Click Here.