The Expanded Gaming Act created the Community Mitigation Fund (CMF) to support communities and governmental entities in offsetting impact costs related to the construction and operation of gaming facilities.

Since 2015, the MGC has granted approximately $48 million in funding to advance needs in transportation, community planning, workforce development, and public safety initiatives for eligible municipalities and government entities located in the vicinity of the casinos. 

The FY 2025 Grant round is now open, and Applications are due to the Commission by January 31, 2024, at 11:59 PM.

Applications may be submitted via email to or as a response to the following COMMBUYS posting:

Applicants interested in attending remote trainings regarding the new CMF Application and application process may email for information and invites for the following meetings:

  • December 5, 2023 – Municipal Applicants
  • December 7, 2023 – Municipal Applicants
  • December 13, 2023 – Regional Agencies
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