Over $120,000 Awarded to Local Non-Profits

Douglas County Awards Over $120,000 in Community Grants to Local Non-Profit Organizations
Posted on 01/19/2022
Douglas County Awards Over $120,000 in Community Grants to Local Non-Profit OrganizationsMinden, Nev.- Douglas County Board of Commissioners awarded $125,200 in grant funding through the Community Grant Program to non-profit organizations that provide substantial benefit to residents of the community on January 6, 2022. Over the past 13 years, the Community Grant Program has awarded over $1,715,000 to help support countless non-profit organizations.

2021-2022 Douglas County Community Grant awardees are:

• Boys and Girls Clubs of Western Nevada awarded $7,000
DIY STEM program materials, furnishing for trauma informed care quiet space
• Carson Valley Community Food Closet awarded $5,000
Provide food assistance for Douglas County
• Carson Valley Community Theater awarded $5,000
Upgrade sound system equipment
• Community Services Foundation: Incredible Kids awarded $5,000
Program to reduce juvenile delinquency and after school crime
• Douglas Center for Hope and Healing awarded $13,300
Camp Hope, a grief camp for children 7-17 years old
• Foster Kinship – Family Support Program awarded $2,200
Grandparents raising grandchildren
• Kids and Horses awarded $14,400
Services for helping children with disabilities
• Me for Incredible Youth (MEFIYI) Foundation awarded $2,500
Leadership for teens life skill training
• Nevada Rural Counties RSVP awarded $9,000
Assist seniors and those with disabilities to remain independent
• Northern Nevada Dream Center awarded $5,000
Reach the hungry program, mitigate food insecurity in Douglas County
• Partnership Douglas County, Inc. awarded $10,000
A program to rethink behavior health
• Sports Aviation Foundation awarded $5,000
Area grading for community multi-use pavilion at the Minden-Tahoe Airport
• Suicide Prevention Network awarded $15,000
Mental wellness messaging outreach
• Tahoe Youth and Family Services awarded $19,600
Substance abuse and mental health counseling for youth
• UNR Extension Douglas County: Beekeeping Program & Outreach awarded $2,200
Create a traveling educational program
• Zephyr Cove Parents Club awarded $5,000
STEAM based environmental educational program food composting

“Congratulations to all of our grant recipients. The work these organizations do for our community is invaluable,” said Board of County Commissioner Chairman Mark Gardner. “As part of our ongoing commitment to build a stronger more resilient community, these grants are designed to provide monetary support to non-profit organizations to fund a variety of local efforts and fulfill critical needs throughout the County.”

As requirements and needs change the Community Grant program will also do so. FY22-23 Community Grant applications will be available Spring 2022 with funding awarded by June 2022. Please check the Douglas County website for updates and further information: https://www.douglascountynv.gov/government/departments/finance/community_grant.