Commission For The Las Vegas Centennial To Award $50,000 Grant To Fund Sub-Grants
The Commission for the Las Vegas Centennial is offering a grant opportunity to nonprofits and government entities to administer $50,000 in grant funds to support innovative ways to teach Las Vegas history during the current school year. Interested nonprofits and government entities will need to submit a complete written proposal online no later than 1:30 p.m. Oct. 1.
The Commission will make available $50,000 to be used for mini-grants in amounts up to $1,500 to K-12 teachers in Las Vegas in support of projects focused on the history of the city of Las Vegas. The mini-grants are to be awarded during the 2018-2019 school year. A nonprofit or governmental organization will manage the grant program, accept and evaluate funding requests from teachers, distribute funds, compile outcomes and report to the Commission on its results.
Details of the Request for Proposals can be found online at the Nevada Government eMarketplace at https://nevada.ionwave.net/PublicDetail.aspx?bidID=3231&ret=OPEN&pg=0& bidNumber=&title=&type=&org. Those suppliers who have not yet registered with the Nevada Government eMarketplace website can go online to https://nevada.ionwave.net/Login.aspx to register and log in. Those with questions should submit them no later than Sept. 11, 2018, at noon. For more information on submitting a proposal, call 702-229-6006.
The Commission for the Las Vegas Centennial preserves and celebrates the history of the city and its people. Funding for this project is dedicated by the Commission from revenue earned from its commemorative centennial license plates. For more information on the Commission for the Las Vegas Centennial, call 702-229-6672.