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USA: Nevada: Las Vegas

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Youth Neighborhood Association Partnership Program (YNAPP)

City of Las Vegas

Agency: Local

GrantWatch ID #130323

Grant Description

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Grants of up to $1,250 to Nevada youth in eligible locations to design and implement community service projects in their neighborhoods. Applicants must be associated with neighborhood associations, social organizations, religious groups, educational institutions, or other community groups. Eligible projects may include but are not limited to book donations to senior centers, mural or art projects, providing services to the homeless, reading projects, care packages, and providing home maintenance services to disabled seniors. Applicants must live in Las Vegas.


  • Encourages youth to take ownership of their neighborhoods and work with adults and local businesses to make it a better place to live
  • Gives them the opportunity to participate in the betterment of their communities
  • Taps youths’ underutilized assets and provides opportunities, resources, funds, and guidance
  • Enables youth to become involved in their communities by helping to improve their neighborhoods

 All projects must be youth-led under the guidance of an adult advisor. 

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Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Youth participants between ages of 8 and 18 (from neighborhood associations, social organizations, religious groups, educational institutions, etc.) are eligible to apply for YNAPP funding.

Any property valued at $500.00 or more must be inventoried and must be accounted for at the end of the program year.

Funding may not be used:
- For overhead costs
- For salaries or wages
- For fundraising activities
- For direct donations to other organizations
- To supplement city programs or activities
- By city staff on city time
- To purchase gift cards
- Any other cost the city of Las Vegas considers unacceptable

**Adult team leaders may not work for the City of Las Vegas.

Pre-proposal Conference:

First-time applicants are highly recommended to attend one of the Applicant Workshops.

The in-person workshop is scheduled for Monday, Sept. 19, 2022 at 4:30 p.m. To register, click here: In-Person Workshop:

The virtual workshop will be held Monday, Sept. 26, 2022, at 4:30 p.m. To register, click here: Virtual Workshop:×tamp=1660594585735&RGID=r20d5a839480f6db8770546eb2fdf0ed6

Pre-Application Information:

The 2022-2023 application period opens Aug. 16 and closes Oct. 31, 2022.

Application preview and relevant links:

View a recording of last year's workshop:

Additional Funding Information:

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $1,250

Contact Information:

Apply Online:

Candace Boring

Las Vegas City Hall
495 S. Main St.
Las Vegas, NV 89101

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