Nevada Women's Philanthropy


Applying for NWP's Grant:


The Grant Making Process Month by Month


What to Expect during the 2017 Grant Cycle


For Reference Only: Download the 2017 Nevada Women's Philanthropy Grant Application or Grant Application as a Word Document. Contact the Outreach Committee at Outreach@nvwomensphilanthropy.org, if you have any questions or concerns.


Grant Making Process

The Nevada Women's Philanthropy (NWP) awards one large grant annually. The amount of the grant varies by the size of our membership, but is generally expected to be approximately $300,000. NWP conducts its grant making efforts through the Grant Screening Committee, which is made up of roughly 20 to 30 members who review the proposals over the course of four months and recommend the two finalists to the full membership.


The NWP considers applicants in the areas of arts, education, environment, health, child welfare, and social services. Grants may be requested for capital funds and program funds. Applicant organizations are not limited to women's causes, but must be 501 (c) 3 tax-exempt, public charity organizations that do not discriminate or proselytize, have at least four years of experience working in Southern Nevada, and that have not received the NWP award in the past seven grant cycles or the Founders' Gift in the last grant cycle. Winning proposals will:



To be eligible the applicant agency must demonstrate that they meet NWP's baseline criteria, including but not limited to: