The Nevada Foundation, in partnership with the City of Nevada, has awarded $16,882.21 in human services grant funding. These funds, awarded to four non-profit organizations, will provide necessities for food, shelter, and clothing in the community.
Mayor Brett Barker explained, “In the past the Council has considered these requests directly. Upon the recommendation of our auditors, we developed a more formal and focused process to support these important causes in Nevada. We are grateful that the Nevada Foundation leads the formal grant-making process.”
A four-member committee evaluated and scored the applications. Organizations selected to receive funding this round include:
- iJag (Iowa Jobs for Area Graduates) / Nevada’s “Dress for Success” program
- Harmony Clothing Closet, Inc / Clothes racks
- Nevada Schools / Student Assistance Fund
- Nevada Food at First / Food for program
The goal of the Human Services grant fund is to support projects that enhance the basic needs of food, shelter, and clothing in Nevada.
Another Round of Funding Opens
The City of Nevada and Nevada Foundation have announced another funding round for Human Services Grants. The City has an estimated $21,000 in funding remaining for this fiscal year to direct to the Nevada Foundation for these grants.
Mayor Barker explained, “We are pleased to partner with the Nevada Foundation to make these grant funds available for such important causes in our community, as our missions closely align. We appreciate their willingness to partner with us on this initiative.”
The applications will be due by 4 p.m. on Aug. 31. The final award announcements will be made by the end of September. Application materials can be found on the Foundation website: www.nevadaiowafoundation.org.