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Grants to Nevada Nonprofits for Programs and Capital Projects to Benefit Local Residents

Impact Las Vegas Grant


GrantWatch ID# 140494
Agency: Foundation

Funding Source
Impact Las Vegas

Geographic Focus
USA: Nevada: Southern Nevada

Important Dates
Deadline: 02/01/23

Grant Description
Grants to Nevada nonprofit organizations for programs and capital projects to fill a range of community needs in eligible locations. Funding areas of interest include health and wellness, family, environment, education, and culture. The project or program to be funded must be implemented in and serve the residents of Southern Nevada.

Impact Las Vegas accepts grant applications for the following focus areas:

  • Culture:  Initiatives, projects or programs that cultivate, develop and enhance the cultural and/or artistic climate in Southern Nevada.
  • Education:  Initiatives, projects, or programs that further the educational process or improve access to education for children and/or adult residents of Southern Nevada.
  • Environment:  Initiatives, projects or programs that aim to preserve or improve natural resources, encourage conservation, and/or that restore, preserve, revitalize or enhance historical facilities or surroundings of the Southern Nevada area.
  • Family:  Initiatives, projects or programs that strengthen and enhance the lives of children and families in the Southern Nevada area.
  • Health & Wellness:  Initiatives, projects or programs that improve the mental and/or physical well-being of people living in Southern Nevada.

The project may be a capital project, new program, an expansion of an existing program, or a collaborative effort of several agencies.



Recipient

Eligibility
  • Others (see text field entitled "Additional Eligibility Criteria" for clarification)

Additional Criteria for Eligibility
To qualify for an Impact Las Vegas grant, an organization must be classified as a “public charity” with tax-exempt status under Sections 501(c)(3) and 509 (a) of the United States Internal Revenue Code, operate within and provide services in Southern Nevada (or be a recognized chapter of a State, regional, or national nonprofit serving this area).

Submitting grant organizations should have been in operation for a minimum of 24 months and have an operating budget sufficient to confirm the organization’s ability to manage the project or program.

Ineligible
An organization that has received a grant of $100,000 or more from Impact Las Vegas may not reapply in the following two years.

Impact Las Vegas will not fund grants for any of the following activities or expenditures:
- General operating expenses or overhead
- Debt reduction or operational deficits
- Grants to individuals
- Endowment funding
- Interim or bridge funding
- Partisan, legislative, or political activity
- Projects of individual churches, religious organizations or bodies of worship that are intended to benefit only their specific denominations or congregations, or are exclusive with respect to others of differing beliefs.
- Private foundations
- Annual appeals or fundraising drives, activities or events
- General capital campaigns unrelated to a specific project or program
- Advertising

Pre-Application Information
2023 Letter of Inquiry Deadline: February 1, 2023

All applicants must first submit a letter of inquiry. Letters of Inquiry are due in early February of each year. Applicants approved to continue with the process will be invited to submit the approved Impact Las Vegas grant application. Full applications are then due from eligible nonprofit organizations in March and in June.

Guidelines: https://www.impact-lv.org/grants/guidelines.html
Application Process: https://www.impact-lv.org/grants/application-process.html
FAQs: https://www.impact-lv.org/grants/grants-faq.html

Estimated Size of Grant
The number and amount of the grants the Foundation offers is determined by the number of members the Foundation has as of December 31 of each year.

Term of Contract
The full amount of the grant must be used within 24 months.

Contact Information
Submit an LOI Online: https://impactlv.slideroom.com/#/Login

Impact Las Vegas
Primary Mailing Address
P.O. Box 15797
Las Vegas, Nevada 89114
(702) 285-4838
Fax (702) 869-5493

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