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Impact Las Vegas Grant

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

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Impact Las Vegas

Deadline Date:

02/01/21 5:00 PM

Description:

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Grants to Nevada nonprofit organizations in eligible regions for programs and capital projects to fill a range of community needs. 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.

The project may be a capital project, new program, an expansion of an existing program, or a collaborative effort of several agencies that targets a specific need in the community. 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.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 140494

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.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

- 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).
- Applicant organizations need not be based in Southern Nevada, but the proposed project or program must be implemented in Southern Nevada and serve the residents of Southern Nevada.
- Additional eligibility requirements may be defined by Impact Las Vegas and will continue to evolve as the organization grows. Impact Las Vegas reserves the right to change eligibility criteria from year-to-year with or without notice.
- 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.
- 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:

The 2021 Grant Letter of Inquiry (LOI) must be received by 5:00 p.m., Monday, February 1, 2021.
- Full applications are then due from eligible nonprofit organizations in March.
- In June, the recipient(s) is selected.
- The Foundation does not accept requests outside of this annual process.

Each applicant must complete the Letter of Inquiry (LOI) Form and submit it via e-mail.

All grant requests must be in the amount of the grant amount defined as available by Impact Las Vegas (i.e., if the Foundation has 106 members by December 31st, the resulting grant award available may be $106,000 or if the Foundation ends the calendar year with 202 members, Impact Las Vegas may award two $101,000 grants).

Eligibility 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

Contact Information:

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

Email LOIs to: grants@impact-lv.org

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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