Neighborhood Partners Fund
Neighborhood Partners Fund
The Neighborhood Partners Fund grant program is open to registered neighborhood, homeowners and business associations in all city of Las Vegas Wards. It is a competitive grant program with a total of $80,000 available for neighborhood grants this year.
An association may apply for up to $5,000, which must be matched by the neighborhood. At least 25 percent of the match must come from volunteer labor, valued at $28.54 per hour. As much as 75 percent of the neighborhood’s match can be from cash and/or donated supplies, equipment, or professional services.
Neighborhood associations, homeowners associations or business associations, whose primary purpose is to improve the quality of life in their designated areas, must:
- Be located within the city of Las Vegas limits.
- Be registered with the city of Las Vegas My Neighborhoods Program (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 city of Las Vegas.
- Demonstrate neighborhood support for the proposed project/program.
Grants of up to $5,000 are available for projects that:
- Address a meaningful neighborhood need that transforms the community.
- Occur within the city of Las Vegas.
- Are completed within a seven-month period or as stated in the NPF agreement.
Application and Review Process
All applications must be submitted online through ZoomGrants.com. Workshops to assist applicants in English and Spanish will be held Jan. 29-Feb. 5; attendance at one of the workshops is highly recommended. Click here for details.
All applicants must submit a pre-application by the pre-application deadline of Wednesday, March 23, 2022, at 11:59 p.m. If the pre-application is approved, applicants will be able to complete and submit the application. Projects on private property or in the public rights-of-way will require proof of permission with the grant submission. It is the association’s sole responsibility to be accountable for the ongoing maintenance.
The application deadline is Sunday, April 24, 2022, at 11:59 p.m. ZoomGrants.com will automatically close access to all applications at the deadline.
After the submission deadline, applications will be reviewed based upon the program’s requirements. In June, applicants that have met the requirements will make a five-minute presentation to the Neighborhood Partners Fund Board and respond to the Board’s questions for five minutes. Projects will be reviewed for possible funding at the City Council meeting scheduled for July 20, 2022.
Associations that are awarded funding will need to have their association president and project leader sign an agreement with the city of Las Vegas in August 2022, prior to starting their project and before any funds can be released. Projects must be completed by March 30, 2023.
For more information or questions, please contact the Office of Community Services at 702-229-2346. Additional information is available in the Applicant Overview and Schedule, the NPF Program Guidelines, the Workshop Schedule and Important Dates, and the ZoomGrants Instruction Guide.
To begin the application process, apply here starting Jan. 31, 2022.