Regional Development Authority

Welcome to the Regional Development Authority!

Our Mission: “The Regional Development Authority strategically funds initiatives to create a vibrant, inclusive, and growing community.”

Who we are: The Regional Development Authority (RDA) is the Non-Profit license holder and Qualified Sponsoring Organization (QSO) for the Rhythm City Casino.  It is the RDA's duty to distribute funds received from the gaming operation to qualifying 501(c)(3) charities and educational/governmental entities in compliance with the Iowa Excursion Boat Gambling Act.

The Quad Cities Big Table weekend is a chance for the people you serve to have a bigger voice in our community’s future. Learn more by going to the If you have questions, please give me a call at 563-323-5177.

Make it here RDA supports collaborative initiatives, like Q2030, that align resources to reach common community visions.