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BHCGA Board of Directors approves $3,160,000!

Board of Directors for the Black Hawk County Gaming Association (BHCGA) met Monday, December 18, 2023, to approve awards for the FY24 Fall grant cycle. Five projects totaling $3,160,000 received funding, including the Hard Court Tournament Center in Waterloo and the Community Natatorium in Cedar Falls.

“We’re thrilled to fund two exceptional projects in Waterloo and Cedar Falls. Our Board believes both projects will drive the Cedar Valley forward and aid the sister-cities in achieving their strategic plans,” said Emily Hanson, Executive Director of BHCGA.

Click here to see the full list of grants awarded by the BHCGA Board.

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Recent Events

Nearly 100 guests attended BHCGA's Grant Informational Session at the Isle Casino on Thursday, April 4th. Executive Director, Emily Hanson, shared Board insight on the new capacity-building grants and other helpful information to help applicants through the grant process.

Check out Emily's slide deck from the presentation!

Virtual Informational Session - December 12, 2023

Check out the recording to learn more about our new grant categories and guideline updates!

FY23 BHCGA Annual Celebration

We celebrated our FY23 grant recipients with a short program and social hour at the Isle Casino Hotel on Thursday, September 28, 2023. Thank you to everyone who attended with a special thanks to the FY23 grant recipients who showcased their projects at the event!


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