Legacy Foundation

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WCCNV Legacy Foundation©
Tax exempt status from federal income tax under Internal Revenue code (IRC) section 501 (c) (3)


Donors can deduct contributions they make under IRC Section 170


Any amount of contributions will go to our higher educational fund for female “At Risk” high school graduates (Including post secondary education)

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Scholarships for "At-Risk" Female High School Students

The Legacy Foundation Scholarships open October 2020

Tentative timeline for the 2020-2021 school year is:

October 1, 2020 | Open applications online
January 31, 2021 | Application deadline
February-March 2021| Online review/selection and committee meetings
April 2021 | Students awarded/notified
May 2021 | Scholarship Award Celebration
June-August 2021 | Scholarships Distributed to colleges

WCCNV LEGACY FOUNDATION

Mission

WCCNV Legacy Foundation’s main focus is providing scholarships for Higher Education and Post-Secondary Education for “At Risk” high school students (Female Students & Women) We are working with the Clark County School System, Nevada System of Higher Education, Nevada Post-secondary Education Commission, All Trade Schools, Universities, Governor’s office to encourage higher education for educational opportunities for our scholarships. Scholarships will also be provided for post secondary education

Our Vision

To ensure that Nevada has a Higher Education Scholarship Program for “At Risk” High School Students (Female Students & Women) and Post-secondary Education (Trade Schools-Medical-Nursing-Hospitality-IT-HR-Culinary etc)

We will work closely with the Nevada Governor’s office, Higher Education Leaders, and the Post-secondary Education for all trade schools. Each year the board of the Legacy Foundation will work with the Nevada Public Education Foundation to help us reach students applying for scholarships. When they give us their timeline to apply we will add it to our website.

For information and applications write to:

WCCNV Legacy Foundation© 503 (c) (3)
Women's Chamber of Commerce of Nevada©

4441 Zev Court, Las Vegas, NV 89121
P: 702.733.3955
F: 702.926.9270