Las Vegas, NV - United Way of Southern Nevada announced that 43 local nonprofit organizations have been selected as recipients of UWSN Community Impact Grants for the 2024 fiscal year. The funding will be distributed to 18 programs providing Community Supports, 13 Student Success programs, and 12 Workforce Development programs spanning the City of Las Vegas, Lincoln, Nye and Esmeralda Counties, North Las Vegas and Unincorporated Clark County.
Each organization was evaluated by the UWSN Funding Review Committee volunteers through an application and review process, and ultimately were selected for their commitment to United Way’s mission towards the betterment of Southern Nevada. The full list of the 43 Community Impact Grant Program recipients can be found online.
The UWSN Community Impact Grants were generously funded from contributions from numerous entities including Ms. MacKenzie Scott, The Boyd Family, Boyd Gaming, Don and Dee Snyder, the leadership and employees of NV Energy, UPS, Credit One Bank, Nevada State Bank, US Bank, PNC Bank, Enterprise Leasing, Deloitte, Caesars Entertainment, MGM Resorts, Station Casinos and the late Edward Grigonis.
“Emergency support services, education, and a proper introduction into the workforce are pivotal in bridging the gaps our community faces every day,” said UWSN President and CEO Julian High. “As the need continues to grow, so does our duty to help Southern Nevadans facing these challenges. Through our Community Impact Grant Program, we provide local organizations with essential funding to carry out our mission to help support students from pre-k to graduation day, build pathways to the workforce, and help local families keep a roof over their heads.”