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Neighborhood Grants

YNAPP Grant

The Youth Neighborhood Association Partnership Program (YNAPP) offers grants of $1,000 for youth to create and implement neighborhood based service learning projects of their own design. Click here for more information.

Neighborhood Partners Fund

The Neighborhood Partners Fund is designed to assist in improving livability through community matched funding for neighborhood improvement projects. The program grants up to $5,000, which must be matched by the neighborhood with cash, volunteer labor, donated supplies, equipment or professional services.

Eligibility

Neighborhood associations, homeowners association or business associations whose primary purpose is neighborhood improvement must:

  • Be located within the city of Las Vegas
  • Be registered with the Office of Community Services (projects need to be implemented within the registered neighborhood's boundaries)
  • Have a majority of the association's members living or operating businesses in the neighborhood
  • Demonstrate neighborhood support for the proposed project / program

Application and Review Process

After the submission deadline, applications will be reviewed for basic requirements and eligibility. The applications will be further evaluated by the Neighborhood Partners Fund Board, before being presented to the City Council for final approval. All applicants will be required to make a 10-minute presentation of their projects to the board. For more information or questions, please contact the Office of Community Services at 702-229-2330. Additional information available in the Neighborhood Partners Fund Overview, and you can apply online.

Lead-Based Paint Program

Program Information

Grant Application

Housing Grants

Community Development Block Grant

Subsection Content: Federal entitlement funds are appropriated by Congress and provided to us by the Federal Department of Housing and Urban Development's Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. The program is designed to help revitalize deteriorating neighborhoods and to assist residents whose income cannot fully provide for life's basic necessities. For more information please call the Office of Community Services at 702-229-2330, or view the Grant Application Manual and apply online.

Grant Requirements

  • All agencies must be an IRS 501 C(3) or (4) Non-Profit in good standing to apply
  • Agencies must have been in business at least one year prior to the application release date
  • Agencies must be in good standing with the Nevada Secretary of State's Office
  • Agencies must have a current city of Las Vegas Business License for the address where the services will be provided
  • The award of any agreement based on applications received in response to this NFA is contingent upon the city's receipt of its entitlement federal funding received annually from the United States Housing and Urban Development Department (HUD)

Potential applicants for the grant program should review the eligibility criteria, program regulations, policies and procedures found in the CDBG Public Service Program Manual. After the submission deadline, city staff reviews all applications for applicant and project eligibility. Applicants are sent a letter of explanation if the application is ineligible for CDBG funding. All eligible applications are made available to the Community Development Recommending Board members. The 13-member citizen board then submits recommendations to the City Council for approval.

Community Development Block Grant FY 2018-2019 Application Public Notice

Request for Proposal HOPWA

Request for Proposal ESG

Request for Proposal CDBG

CDBG Application Workshop Powerpoint

FY 17-18 Emergency Wet Shelter Public Notice

FY 17-18 Emergency Wet Shelter RFQ

FY 17-18 Emergency Wet Shelter Application Questions

Health & Wellness Center Opportunity

Emergency Solutions Grant

Subsection Content: The Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) is administered by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). We are funding three ESG categories: rapid rehousing, homeless prevention and wet shelter, a shelter for those suffering from addiction. For more information about ESG funds, please call the Office of Community Services at 702.229.2330. Read the Grant Application Manual and HUD Manual, and then apply online.

Grant Requirements

  • All agencies must be an IRS 501 C(3) or (4) Non-Profit in good standing to apply
  • Agencies must be a licensed Shelter within the city limits to apply for Operations Funds
  • Agencies must have been in business at least one year prior to the application release date
  • Agencies must have a minimum 100 percent match which can be agency cash 75 percent and In-Kind 25 percent, or committed funds
  • Agencies must be in good standing with the Nevada Secretary of State's Office
  • Agencies must have a current city of Las Vegas business license for the address where the services will be provided
  • The award of any agreement based on applications received in response to this process is contingent upon the city's receipt of its entitlement federal funding received annually from the United States Housing and Urban Development Department (HUD)

Potential applicants for the city of Las Vegas Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) program should review the eligibility criteria, program regulations, policies and procedures found in the ESG application program manual.

After the submission deadline, city staff reviews all applications for applicant and project eligibility. Applicants are sent a letter of explanation if the application is ineligible for funding. All eligible applications are made available to the Community Development Recommending Board members. The 13-member citizen board then submits recommendations to the City Council for approval.

Emergency Solutions Grant FY 2016-2017 Application Public Notice

Request for Qualifications

ESG Application Workshop Powerpoint

FY 17-18 Emergency Wet Shelter Public Notice

FY 17-18 Emergency Wet Shelter RFQ

FY 17-18 Emergency Wet Shelter Application Questions

Home Investment Partnerships

This federal program provides funds to municipalities and nonprofit organizations to expand the supply of affordable housing, especially rentals for low-income households. For more information or to apply call 702.229.2330. View the Home Investment Partnership Manual, read the application instructions and apply online.

Housing Opportunities for Persons with Aids

The Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) Program is designed to provide resources and incentives to devise long-­term comprehensive strategies for meeting the housing needs of low income persons with AIDS and their families. Eligible persons and programs must reside within the Paradise Eligible Metropolitan Statistical Area, consisting of Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, Boulder City, Henderson, Blue Diamond, Mesquite, Searchlight, Moapa, Overton, Bunkerville, Cal Nev Ari, Coyote Springs, Indian Springs, Jean, Laughlin, Logandale, Moapa, Sloan and unincorporated Clark County. The applicant must provide services and HIV/AIDS case management, and is responsible for submitting a proposal that complies with the criteria established for submission in the application.

Eligible activities include

  • Rental assistance
  • Short-term rent, mortgage, and utility assistance
  • Operating costs for housing
  • Permanent housing placement
  • Supportive services
  • Permanent housing acquisition and minor rehab
  • Administrative costs

For more information about HOPWA funds, please call the Office of Community Services at 702.229.2330. Review the Program Manual, Grant Application Manual, HUD Application Manual and then apply online.

  • All agencies must be an IRS 501 C(3) or (4) Non-Profit in good standing to apply
  • Agencies must have been in business at least one year prior to the application release date
  • To apply for HOPWA funds, agencies must serve clients who are HIV or AIDS and must provide HIV case management and/or direct housing services
  • Agencies must be in good standing with the Nevada Secretary of State's Office
  • Agencies must have a current city of Las Vegas Business License for the address where the services will be provided
  • Potential applicants for the city of Las Vegas HOPWA program should review the eligibility criteria, program regulations,policies and procedures found in the HOPWA Program Project Sponsor Manual. All eligible applications are made available to the Community Development Recommending Board members. The 13-member citizen board then submits recommendations to the City Council for approval

HOPWA FY 2017-2018 Application Public Notice

Request for Qualifications

HOPWA Application Workshop Powerpoint

Historic Grants

Centennial Grants

The Commission for the Las Vegas Centennial is a group of appointed citizens who oversee the distribution of centennial grants to generate community projects that promote and preserve Las Vegas history. The mission of the Las Vegas Centennial Commission is to preserve and celebrate the history of the people and the city of Las Vegas.

The group receives funding through the Centennial license plate, a special commemorative plate still available through the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles.

The plate features the famous "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" sign designed by Betty Whitehead Willis in 1959, which still stands in the median island south of Tropicana Avenue on Las Vegas Boulevard.

Since 2005 the commission has awarded more than $21 million in grants to projects like the Helldorado Parade and Rodeo, the restored, vintage neon signage that is in the medians on Las Vegas Boulevard downtown, the Historic Westside School and the Natural History Museum. Funding has also been given to artists developing historical films and documentaries, oral histories and the University of Nevada Las Vegas. At this time the Commission for the Las Vegas Centennial is not accepting grants for filming or documentary projects. For more information contact Esther Reincke at ereincke@lasvegasnevada.gov or 702-229-6672.

Resources

HPC Legacy Preservation Grant Application

HPC Legacy Preservation Grant Application

HPC Legacy Bricks & Mortar Grant Application

HPC Legacy Bricks & Mortar Grant Application

Other Grants

The city of Las Vegas seeks qualified applicants that will provide primary healthcare, mental health services and substance abuse services for persons living in the immediate vicinity of the health care center(s); and the homeless population that frequent or live in the Corridor of Hope area.  The Request for Qualifications invites organizations to apply for an assessment of their organizational structure, staffing, their organization’s ability to meet the scope of work and relevant experience related to the establishment and operation of a Health and Wellness Center that includes physical health services, mental health services and substance abuse components.  The Health and Wellness Center should be open, operational and prepared to receive patients by July 1, 2020.

Other Grants

Other Grants

The city of Las Vegas seeks qualified applicants that will provide primary healthcare, mental health services and substance abuse services for persons living in the immediate vicinity of the health care center(s); and the homeless population that frequent or live in the Corridor of Hope area.  The Request for Qualifications invites organizations to apply for an assessment of their organizational structure, staffing, their organization’s ability to meet the scope of work and relevant experience related to the establishment and operation of a Health and Wellness Center that includes physical health services, mental health services and substance abuse components.  The Health and Wellness Center should be open, operational and prepared to receive patients by July 1, 2020.