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Welcome to the UMGC website.  2017 Pre-applications are no longer available. Completed pre-apps were due in the UMGC office by 5:00 pm on April 3, 2017.  The pre-application is a one page questionere and requires NO attachments.  It is reviewed by the UMGC Board of Directors and if chosen to fill out a 2017 grant application, one will be emailed to you on or around May 1st, 2017.  Please review the grant guidelines located on our site to make sure that you meet our criteria before applying.  If you have any questions you may email or phone 563.873.2102 or 563.880.3656. Sindee Gohde, Executive Director.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:  Completed pre-applications may be emailed to or faxed to 563.873.2102  They may also be mailed to P.O. Box 208, McGregor, IA  52157 but must be in the UMGC office by 5pm on April 1st, 2017.  Post marks do not apply.  If dropping the application by the office at 1118 Main Street it is ok to place it in the drop box outside the office if I am not in.  Thank you.  Sindee

Note:  If applying from out of county you must provide a need or benefit for the people of Clayton County with your proposal.  Make sure you check out your own county's endowment fund for granting before requesting funds from UMGC.

                                  Here is a link to follow:



Veteran's Angels...Supplies for Quilts...$3,500.

Guttenberg Gallery and Creativity Center...After School Art Supplies...$1,750.

Motor Mill Foundation of Clayton County...Re-Roof Cooperage and Ice House...$12,672.51

Clayton County Historical Preservation Commission...CC Clock Tower Restoration...$2,000.

Strawberry Point Fire & Rescue...Replacement of Turnout Gear...$22,211.10

Allamakee County Conservation Foundation...Driftless Area Foundation and Visitor...$15,000.

Luana Community & Recreation Center...Old School Roof Raising...$6,000.

City of Edgewood Fire Department...Replacement of Air Cylinders for Air Packs...$3,750.

McGregor Public Library...Enhance Computer Technology at Library...$1,400.

NE IA Community Action...Clayton County Crisis Fund...$9,000.

Clayton County Conservation Board...Turkey River Park Access Improvements...$25,000.

Saint Olaf Fire Department...Flashlights, Truck Lights, Helmet Lights...$7,928.90

Clayton County Development Group...Clayton County Has It All...$15,000

Elkader Fire Department...Water Rescue Equipment...$5,862.

Clayton County Food Shelf...Emergency Food Supply...$6,000.

Clayton County Food Shelf...Cold Food Storage...$3,867.63


Clayton Ridge...$4,800.

MFL MarMac...$3,000.


Starmont Community...$800.






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