Cox Charities Grant

Nevada Community Foundation


Grant amount: US $1,000 - US $5,000

Anticipated deadline: May 4, 2019 4:00pm PDT

Applicant type: Nonprofit Government Entity College / University Elementary / Secondary School

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Applied Project / Program

Location of project: Clark County, Nevada

Location of residency: Clark County, Nevada

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Overview:

Cox Charities

Cox Communications, in partnership with its fiscal partner Nevada Community Foundation, is pleased to invite your nonprofit organization to apply for grants through Cox Charities.

This is a special opportunity to receive funding for programs that support one or more of Cox Charities’ four philanthropic focus areas: Children and Families, Education (with an emphasis on STEAM), Diversity, and Environment/Sustainability.

Funding Focus Areas

  • Children and Families 
  • Education (STEAM – Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Mathematics)
  • Diversity
  • Environment/Sustainability

Programs and services should address one or more of the following:

  • Arts and Culture
  • Literacy
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Mathematics
  • Other areas benefiting youth
  • Mentoring
  • Social Skills Development
  • Overcoming Disabilities
  • Leadership Development 
  • Safe and Healthy lifestyles
  • Environmental Issues and/or Sustainability

Individual grants typically range from $1,000 to $5,000. 

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • Cox Charities will fund only program-related expenses including activities and supplies that are directly related to the provision of services which support local Southern Nevada needs. 
  • Cox Charities will consider applications from organizations which:
    • Qualify as a not for profit charity under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (including government agencies)
    • Operate within the Cox Communications Las Vegas service territory
    • Demonstrate diversity through nondiscriminatory service and volunteer opportunities, i.e. without regard to race, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or identity
    • Provide opportunities for Cox Communications Las Vegas employees to engage as volunteers and/or to serve on the organization’s Board of Directors
    • Will acknowledge Cox Charities’ support publicly

Preferences:

  • Cox Charities is particularly interested in organizations which:
    • Illustrate strong civic leadership
    • Practice and demonstrate sound administrative and fiscal management
    • Work with other agencies and/or leverage other funding in the public and private sectors to achieve the mission
    • Measure and continuously evaluate the effectiveness of its program(s)
    • Fill a recognized need in the community without duplication of efforts

Ineligibility:

  • Funding will not be given for general operations or staff salaries/wages.
  • Cox Charities will not consider applications from organizations which:
    • Discriminate in their employment practices, volunteer opportunities, or delivery of programs and services on the basis of race, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or identity, and any other characteristics considered as a protected class under current United States law.


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