Nevada Women's Philanthropy Grant

Grant to a Southern Nevada Nonprofit for Education,
Arts, Health, Social Services, or Environment

GrantWatch ID#: 176209
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Nevada Women's Philanthropy



01/24/17 5:00 PM PST

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Grant to a Southern Nevada nonprofit for programs that address essential needs in the areas of health, education, arts, environment, social services, and child welfare. A grant symposium will be held on October 6, 2016. Phase 1 applications are due November 7, 2016. Grants may be requested for program funds and capital funds.

Winning proposals will:

- Address an urgent and vital need
- Demonstrate unique solutions to time-worn problems
- Engage in bold new ventures and encourage collaboration


The amount of the grant varies, but is generally expected to be approximately $300,000.

Applicant organizations are not limited to women's causes, but must be 501 (c) 3 tax-exempt, public charity organizations that do not discriminate or proselytize, have at least four years of experience working in Southern Nevada, and that have not received the NWP award in the past seven grant cycles or the Founders' Gift in the last grant cycle.

To be eligible, the applicant agency must demonstrate that they meet NWP's baseline criteria, including but not limited to:

- Agency has the size and strength to manage the grant
- NWP funds will provide greater than 30% of the total project cost
- The agency has been serving the Southern NV population for four (4) or more years and can provide three (3) years of audited financial documents
- The project will impact our Southern NV population
- The project will be ready to be implemented within one year
- The project will be sustainable beyond NWP funding
- Funds will not be allocated to research

The annual grant symposium will be held on October 6, 2016 from 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.
The Innevation Center
6795 South Edmond Street
Las Vegas, NV, United States

All local nonprofits are invited to learn more about the Nevada Women's Philanthropy grant application process.
NWP makes an annual Impact Grant with the objective of addressing a critical need in Las Vegas through a new or expanded initiative.

You will have the opportunity to discuss your organization's 2017 proposal with NWP Outreach Committee members following the presentation. Be prepared to:
1. Describe your agency's proposed project(s).
2. Give general purpose of proposed project.
3. Discuss the use of NWP funds in your proposed project.

Please register to attend (limit 2 per organization). Feel free to reach out to the NWP Outreach Committee if you have any questions.

To register for the Symposium, go to

Phase I, November 7th through mid-December:
- Your agency submits the Grant Application due November 7, 2016, 5 pm PST
- OC Reviews for NWP’s Base Criteria and contacts you if clarifications are needed

Phase II, mid-December through January 10:
- NWP Grant Screening Committee (GSC) reviews Grant Applications
- GSC votes on projects to advance to Document Package Phase (Phase III) on January 10

Phase III, January 11 through February 28:
- Your agency is invited to submit a Document Package (Doc Pac) by January 24, 2017, 5 pm PST
- GSC Doc Pac Teams submit questions for your agency by February 15
- Answers are due back to GSC from your agency by February 21
- GSC votes on projects to advance to Site Interviews (Phase IV) on February 28

Phase IV, March 8 through March 24:
- Your agency is invited to provide a 1-2 hour site visit for GSC members between March 8 and March 24, 2017
- Finalists will present at the Grant Hearing, a meeting for all NWP members, on May 2, 2017
- NWP members vote between May 2 and May 18; Impact Grant recipient and Founders Gift recipient are announced May 18, 2017

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

Phase One applications should be submitted to

Phase Three applications should be submitted to

Nevada Women's Philanthropy
c/o Nevada Community Foundation
410 S. Rampart Blvd, Suite 390
Las Vegas, Nevada 89145

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