NWP GRANT RECIPIENTS
Nevada Women’s Philanthropy (NWP) members elected to grant $500,000 to Ronald McDonald House Charities Greater Las Vegas. It will use the 2022 NWP Impact Grant funds to purchase a mobile care unit that will house a full-service dental care office on wheels. The unit which will have its own full-time staff will allow Ronald McDonald Care Mobile to serve an estimated 1,200 children per year.
The $30,000 NWP Founders Gift was awarded to YMCA of Southern Nevada.
Nevada Women’s Philanthropy (NWP) members elected to grant the $500,000 Impact Grant to Bridge Counseling Associates. The project to be funded is Bridge Child and Youth Community Treatment Center in Clark County to provide evidence-based therapy for children and adolescents at its McLeod Drive campus.
The Nevada Blind Children’s Foundation received the unrestricted $30,000 NWP Founders Gift.
Nevada Women’s Philanthropy (NWP) awards its largest ever Impact Grant. A total of $500,000 was awarded to Safe Nest, Project Safe 417 (PS417) Full City-Wide and 24-Hour Expansion. PS 417 is a collaborative crisis response program that places SafeNest advocates at the scene after a domestic violence emergency call. Advocates provide support, connecting potential victims with services right away, and work alongside LVMPD officers responding to the call. Grant funds allow the project to extend to all areas served by LVMPD at all hours of the day, building on a successful pilot project.
Three Square Food Bank received the $30,000 NWP Founders Gift, an unrestricted grant awarded to the second finalist.
Nevada Women’s Philanthropy (NWP) awards $490,000 to Lutheran Social Services of Nevada to build an additional 2,000 square feet of food pantry space, expanding the current 750-square-foot DigiMartTM Food Pantry at its Boulder Highway campus. The addition will allow LSSN to serve an additional 5,000 food-insecure individuals annually.
Bridge Counseling Associates received the $30,000 NWP Founders Gift, an unrestricted grant awarded to the second finalist.
Nevada Women’s Philanthropy (NWP) awards $465,000 to Future Smiles. The grant funds go to establish the NWP Dental Wellness Clinic, Nevada’s first school-based restorative dental center. The grant amount includes an unanticipated $60,000 in unrestricted funds, thanks to the strength of NWP’s final membership numbers.
The Blind Center of Nevada received the $30,000 NWP Founders Gift, an unrestricted grant annually awarded to the runner up.