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Impact Las Vegas Announces $67,000 June 2021 Grant Award!

Impact Las Vegas Announces $67,000 June 2021 Grant Award!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

IMPACT LAS VEGAS TO AWARD $67,000 GRANT TO A LOCAL NONPROFIT

-WOMEN’S COLLECTIVE GIVING GROUP INVITES LOCAL NONPROFITS TO APPLY-

LAS VEGAS, NV –January 4, 2021 -- Impact Las Vegas, a nonprofit women’s giving circle, will award $67,000 to a Southern Nevada charitable organization in June 2021. 

Impact Las Vegas consists of women who donate $1,000 each year by December 31st. 100% of these membership donations is pooled and given out as an annual grant to a Southern Nevada nonprofit organization to fund a project or program in one of five focus areas:  Culture, Education, Environment, Family, or Health & Wellness.

According to Founder & President Maureen Romito, the 2021 grant award of $67,000 represents the combined giving from 67 Members. In June 2021 these Impact Las Vegas Members will each cast one vote to determine their nonprofit grant recipient.

“In our collective-giving organization,“ she explained, “each woman’s individual membership donation is pooled so that we can make a bigger difference and have a more significant impact with our charitable giving than any of us may be able to do alone, AND we get to see exactly how our money is spent. So far, we have donated a total of $236,530 to the Southern Nevada community. Our grant award in June will bring that total to $303,530. ”

In June 2014, the Members of Impact Las Vegas awarded $13,000 to their first-ever grant recipient, Roseman University of Health Sciences, funding supplies for health screenings delivered by pharmacy and nursing students at free community health fairs throughout Southern Nevada. 

In June 2015, the Members awarded $18,000 to Nevada Child Seekers to expand the Be Brave Youth Empowerment program to more than 30 schools in the Clark County School District, empowering 20,000 students to make positive choices while seeking to combat the teen bullying crisis.

Our June 2016 recipient, Boy’s Town Nevada, received a $23,000 grant award to expand their Common Sense Parenting program to more than 1,500 families in Southern Nevada.

Our fourth grant in June 2017 was to Future Smiles to fund Protect Our Smiles. 100% of the $24,000 grant award is being used to provide the children at three elementary schools in the Las Vegas Valley (Hollingsworth, Martinez and Tate) with dental sealants.  

The 2018 grant of $35,000 is funding Girls On the Run, Las Vegas program scholarships for 175 3rd to 6th grade girls in high-risk schools this Spring.

And our 2019 $50,000 grant created Eye Care 4 Kids’ Patient Eyeglass Replacement Fund, providing replacement eyeglasses for the more than 1,200 students who lose or break their Eye Care 4 Kids’ eyeglasses within one year of issue.

Our $58,000 grant in 2020 allowed Foster Kinship to open drop-in wellness and respite center for kinship caregivers, serving over 600 children with over 8,320 hours of respite care.

Impact Las Vegas has a February 1, 2021 deadline for Interested 501(c)(3) organizations to submit our Letter of Inquiry form and requested additional information.  This is the first step in our Grant Award process.  Organizations are encouraged to visit the Grants page of the organization’s website to review the grant process guidelines and eligibility requirements.

For more information about Impact Las Vegas and our grant process, or to become a member, please visit the website at www.impact-lv.org. Or send an e-mail to info@impact-lv.org.

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