The City of Rock Island Gaming Grant Program is a city-funded program that aims to enhance public service activities for community benefit. The purpose of the fund is to provide necessary financial assistance to not-for-profit public service agencies that serve Rock Island citizens. The City of Rock Island Gaming Grant Program has budgeted $50,000 for the 2017 (January 1, 2017–December 31, 2017) Gaming Grant allocation.
Applicants are required to fill out an application and provide all supporting documentation to the Community and Economic Development Department by 3 pm Thursday, September 15, 2016. After the applications are reviewed by City staff and the Citizen’s Advisory Committee (CAC), formal presentations are required by each applicant to the CAC. Funding recommendations are established by the CAC and presented to the City Council, which is the final approval authority for grant funds. All applicants will be notified of the Council’s decision November, 2016.