Home > Y.E.S. ( Youth Engaged in Service) Fund

The purpose of the YES fund is to support young people interested in community service.

Are you, or do you know, a young person who is committed to serving their community in Washoe County and who is engaged in science or STEM?

Awards of $500 to $2,500 are possible through the YES Fund.
Youth ages 5 to 24 are eligible to apply!
Group or individual applications will be accepted.

The YES fund is created by Washoe County. Grants may fund service projects that benefit the communities in Washoe County and may include funding for expenses such as websites, publications, and materials. Grants will be awarded to qualified 501(c)3 nonprofit, educational, governmental or religious organizations on behalf of the applicant.

YES Fund Proposal Form

Submit your proposal to Lauren Renda, Program Officer at Community Foundation of Western Nevada, via email at lrenda@nevadafund.org by May 1, 2019.