The Lyon County Riverboat Foundation seeks to be the catalyst to help qualified organizations meet needs within Lyon County and beyond with a primary emphasis in the areas of Community Development & Beautification, Education & Arts, Economic Development, and Human & Social Needs.


2024 Mini Grant


Mini Grant applications are no longer being accepted for 2024.


Click here to access our Grant Management System. 


The maximum amount that will be granted in 2024 is $3,000.


2024 Mini Grant Important Dates:


First day to access the application via our Grant Management System:  2/2/2024

Application deadline:                                                                                                                3/29/2024 at 11:59 p.m.

Award Ceremony where approved grants are announced:                              4/29/2024

Earliest project start date:                                                                                                     4/29/2024

Deadline to complete the Grant Agreement Form:                                               5/06/2024

Latest project end date:                                                                                                           9/19/2024

Deadline to submit the Payout Submission Form:                                                  9/19/2024


Applications must be submitted via our Grant Management System by end of day on March 29, 2024.


No matching funds are required to receive a mini grant.


Only one application will be accepted from an organization or from one tax ID/EIN.


Grant recipients will be announced on April 29, 2024. In order to receive a grant, you must have at least one person representing your organization at the award ceremony on April 29, 2024. Not everyone in attendance will be awarded a mini grant. Appetizers will be served at 6:00 p.m. with the award ceremony starting at 7:00 p.m. at the Grand Falls Casino & Golf Resort event center near Larchwood, IA.


Grant recipients must return all copies of invoices, receipts, checks, etc., and complete and return the payout submission form, via our Grant Management System, no later than September 19, 2024.