Community nonprofits awarded $125,200

Brenda Robertson waves from the Boys & Girls Club entry in the Parade of Lights in December.

Brenda Robertson waves from the Boys & Girls Club entry in the Parade of Lights in December.


A program to support nonprofit organizations that provide substantial benefit to residents of the community has awarded $1.715 million over the past 13 years.

On Jan. 6, county commissioners approved $125,200 in award to through the Douglas County Community Grant Program.

“Congratulations to all of our grant recipients,” said Commission Chairman Mark Gardner. “The work these organizations do for our community is invaluable. As part of our ongoing commitment to build a stronger more resilient community, these grants are designed to provide monetary support to non-profit organizations to fund a variety of local efforts and fulfill critical needs throughout the County.”

Organizations that received awards on Jan. 6 are:

Boys and Girls Clubs of Western Nevada awarded $7,000

DIY STEM program materials, furnishing for trauma informed care quiet space

Carson Valley Community Food Closet awarded $5,000

Provide food assistance for Douglas County

Carson Valley Community Theater awarded $5,000

Upgrade sound system equipment

Community Services Foundation: Incredible Kids awarded $5,000

Program to reduce juvenile delinquency and after school crime

Douglas Center for Hope and Healing awarded $13,300

Camp Hope, a grief camp for children 7-17 years old

Foster Kinship – Family Support Program awarded $2,200

Grandparents raising grandchildren

Kids and Horses awarded $14,400

Services for helping children with disabilities

Me for Incredible Youth (MEFIYI) Foundation awarded $2,500

Leadership for teens life skill training

Nevada Rural Counties RSVP awarded $9,000

Assist seniors and those with disabilities to remain independent

Northern Nevada Dream Center awarded $5,000

Reach the hungry program, mitigate food insecurity in Douglas County

Partnership Douglas County, Inc. awarded $10,000

A program to rethink behavior health

Sports Aviation Foundation awarded $5,000

Area grading for community multi-use pavilion at the Minden-Tahoe Airport

Suicide Prevention Network awarded $15,000

Mental wellness messaging outreach

Tahoe Youth and Family Services awarded $19,600

Substance abuse and mental health counseling for youth

UNR Extension Douglas County: Beekeeping Program & Outreach awarded $2,200

Create a traveling educational program

Zephyr Cove Parents Club awarded $5,000

STEAM based environmental educational program food composting

As requirements and needs change, so will the Community Grant program. Community Grant applications for fiscal year 2022-23 will be available this spring with funding awarded by June.

Check the Douglas County website for updates and further information:


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