Nonprofit Partner Resources

United Way of Southern Nevada is proud to partner with you to serve our community!

Is your agency providing programs or services via Project REACH, the Nevada Ready! State Pre-K Program, the Emergency Food and Shelter Program, or a UWSN Community Impact Grant?

Use this information and these resources to stay connected with us on our journey to help all Southern Nevadans succeed.

Community Impact Grant Program Reports

For Community Impact Grants, a program report must be submitted every quarter services are provided using grant funding from UWSN.

Click here to access the general quarterly report template.

  • Future grant disbursements are conditional on the submission of quarterly reports. These reports include information on program status, program staffing, program outputs, program outcomes, client stories and photos, volunteer opportunities, media recognition, implementation challenges, and lessons learned from implementation.
  • Please submit completed quarterly reports to

In 2022-2023, quarterly reports are due on:

  • October 11, 2022
  • January 11, 2023
  • April 11, 2023
  • July 11, 2023

UWSN may also request your participation in bi-annual client-level impact, feedback, and outcome surveys.

When possible, please provide stories in your quarterly reports that include client photos and testimonials of how your support transformed lives, what kind of support was provided, and the success that clients are experiencing.

Do you need to request a change to your grant award budget or project scope? Use the Project Scope Change Request form.

Were you awarded funding from UWSN? Please remember to complete the Community Impact Grant Project Planning Survey.

Required Finance Documents

All organizations receiving funds through, via, or from United Way of Southern Nevada must have an up-to-date W-9 form on file.

UWSN encourages the use of direct deposit (ACH) for grant payments.

Please submit completed forms to

If you are participating in the Housing Flex Funds program from the Southern Nevada Regional Homeless Trust Fund, please download the monthly expense report, the funding agreement template, and the appeals form.

Volunteer Support

Join more than 150 organizations sharing opportunities with over 2,500 volunteers in Southern Nevada!

Volunteer Connect is UWSN’s volunteer management platform. You can submit one-time, long-term, and skill-based volunteer events and/or ongoing opportunities to volunteer with your agency.

Register your organization on Volunteer Connect at: and view the volunteer management guide.

SAVE THE DATE: UWSN’s next Day of Caring will be in September 2023. Day of Caring is Nevada’s largest one-day volunteer event. Click here to learn more about Day of Caring.

Marketing and Branding Resources

Share Information & Stay Informed

  • Get nonprofit resources and post your events, announcements, and job openings in the Nonprofit Connection. Sign up at
  • Keep informed of United Way of Southern Nevada events, sign up for our LIVE UNITED newsletter here.
  • Connect with the nonprofit community and share your updates during the Nonprofit Sector Calls every other Thursday at 2pm.
  • Let us know about your events and sponsorship opportunities so we can help promote your organization.

Share our Partnership on Social Media

  • Create your own post, or use this sample text:
    • “We are proud to partner with @UnitedWaySN and work together to help locals in our community succeed.”
  • Share with the UWSN Proud Partner Badge: rectangle badge or square badge
  • Please tag us in your social media posts and encourage your followers to like and follow our pages:

Website and Branding

Funding Cycles and Eligibility

Community Impact Grants Process

  • The next Community Impact Grants process will open in January 2023.
  • Privately funded through workplace campaigns, major gifts, private donors.
  • Quarterly reporting required
  • Open to all organizations in Nevada with 501(c)3 status
  • Click here to learn more

Emergency Food and Shelter Program

  • Application process opens when FEMA announces a new funding cycle (typically 1/year)
  • Federally-funded through FEMA, Department of Homeland Security
  • Monthly reporting required
  • Open to all emergency assistance providers with 501(c)3 status
  • Click here to learn more

Nevada Ready! State Pre-K Program

  • Application process opens in May
  • State-funded through the Nevada Department of Education
  • Monthly reporting required
  • Open to licensed early childhood education centers participating in QRIS
  • Click here to learn more

Emergency Needs Fund / Emergency Assistance and Community Needs Fund

  • Ad-hoc application process
  • Opens as needed
  • Privately-funded

Project REACH

  • Contact UWSN for more information
  • Funded by the NV Energy Foundation
  • Ongoing reporting required
  • Open to organizations with 501(c)3 status
  • Click here to learn more


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