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Grants to Nevada Nonprofits for Recurring
Projects Serving the Jewish Community

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Jewish Nevada (JN)

Deadline Date:

12/15/17 Noon Receipt


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Grants ranging from $1,000 to $15,000 to Nevada nonprofit organizations for recurring programs and projects serving the Jewish community. This program seeks to build an inspired Jewish community of compassion, vision, and unity. Programs must relate to the focus areas of Jewish continuity and vibrancy, caring for the vulnerable, or Israel and global impact.

The grant size will be based upon:
-Mission alignment
-Program’s scope and scale
-Opportunities for collaboration with other organizations
-Extent to which the program is able to leverage additional funding sources
-Prospect for sustainability

Please be advised that all allocations requested for your project must be used for the direct program and its service-related cost.

Expectations of Grantees:
1. Each member of the Grantee Board of Directors’ individually makes a meaningful gift to the Campaign for Jewish Needs.
2. Volunteer support from grantee organizations in campaign related activities.
3. Grantee agrees to help promote and engage its organization’s members to support and contribute to the Campaign for Jewish Needs.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 182478

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants will range from $1,000 to $15,000.

Term of Contract:

All ongoing projects and events which receive a grant must take place January 1 - December 31, 2018.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible applicants include nonprofits with tax-exempt status that serve the Jewish community in the state of Nevada.

Nonprofits that have current Federation grants must be in compliance with the terms of those awards to be considered.

Applications must include a copy of the organization’s IRS determination letter indicating 501(c)(3) status.

Equipment, capital projects, including improvements, renovations, additions or any other “bricks and mortar” types of projects are not eligible for funding.

JN funds may not be used to fund any type of fundraising project or solicitation event.

Pre-Application Information:

Organizations that submit an application must be prepared to provide 20% matching funds for the implementation of any grant requested. (As an example: If an organization requests $2,000 from JN, that organization must be prepared to contribute $400 to the project.). Applications that show financial collaboration and a diversity of funding sources will be reviewed favorably.

Complete application and all required documents are due by email. Any RFP received after December 15, 2017 will not be considered for this round of funding. The e-mail date/time stamp will confirm it has been received on time.

Key Dates:
-November 1, 2017: Request for Proposal was Released
-December 15, 2017: Applications Deadline at Noon

Contact Information:

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

Julia Franks, Director, Planning & Community Impact

Jewish Nevada
2317 Renaissance Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89119

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Nevada