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2012/2013 Community Grant Fund

Grants for Community Projects in
Mississippi, Nevada, and Michigan

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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MGM Resorts Foundation

Deadline Date:

05/04/12 5:00 PM

Description:

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Grants are being awarded to support the development and strengthening of services for local communities in Michigan, Mississippi, and Nevada. Qualified nonprofits who provide direct services or engage in charitable activities for people living in Southern Nevada, Northern Nevada, Tunica or Biloxi, Mississippi, or the Detroit, Michigan area are invited to apply.

Grants may be used to initiate or supplement direct services in the following focus areas:
(1) Strengthening Neighborhoods
Self-sufficiency: Projects and programs that provide affordable housing, utility assistance, vocational training, job preparation, education and employment services.
Revitalization of communities: Projects and programs that address specific high-risk neighborhoods and provide services to increase health, safety, and collaboration among residents.

(2) Strengthening Children
Early childhood development: Projects/programs that encourage positive parenting, promote healthy lifestyles and provide young children with socialization skills and the preparation necessary to enter school ready to learn.
Success in school: Services that encourage students to graduate and aspire for higher learning such as mentoring, after-school programs, and tutoring.
Prevention/intervention: Projects/programs which empower children to make positive choices.

(3) Strength in Difficult Times
Recovery and counseling services: Projects/programs that place an emphasis on families, children, parents and individuals touched by addictive behaviors, mental health problems, abuse, or special life circumstances.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 128161

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Nonprofits in Southern Nevada, Northern Nevada, Tunica or Biloxi, Mississippi, or the Detroit, Michigan area

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

MGM Resorts Foundation
3260 Industrial Road – Building A
Las Vegas, NV 89109

Jocelyn Bluitt-Fisher
Director of Corporate Philanthropy
jbluitt@mgmresorts.com
702-650-7429

Detrick Sanford
Manager of Corporate Philanthropy
dsanford02@mgmresorts.com
702-650-7441 or 800-477-5110

Grant Coverage Areas:

Southern Nevada, Northern Nevada, Tunica or Biloxi, Mississippi, or the Detroit, Michigan area

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Michigan;   Mississippi;   Nevada