Apply for the Phase 38 of the emergency food & shelter program
Release of EFSP Phase 38 Funding UWSN is proud to announce that Clark County, Nevada public and private organizations now have the opportunity to apply for $1,665,348 in federal funds for Emergency Food and Shelter Programs. Under the terms of the grant from the National Board, local agencies chosen to receive funds must:
1. Be private voluntary non-profits or units of the government
2. Be eligible to receive Federal funds
3. Have an accounting system
4. Practice nondiscrimination
5. Have demonstrated the capability to deliver emergency food and/or shelter programs
6. If they are a private voluntary organization, have a voluntary board
7. Be registered with HMIS
To apply, there is a mandatory applicant webinar. The recorded webinar will be available at https://www.uwsn.org/EFSP and must be viewed no later than Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at 5pm. Applicants MUST certify that they have viewed the webinar, which includes application instructions and codes. The EFSP Phase 38 application deadline is December 24, 2020, at 11:59 pm.
Spanish Language Webinar- Latinos Unidos por Nevada Foro Comunitario Join us on Wednesday, December 16, 2020, at 6:00 PM for an intimate conversation with experts who will address physical and mental health, spiritual wellness, and financial assistance during the pandemic. Spanish-speakers will have the opportunity to interact directly with panelists and ask questions of them during our community forum-style year-end webinar! Presented by United Way of Southern Nevada, the UNLV School of Public Health, the Nevada Minority Health & Equity Coalition, REACH, and HCI Advertising, this is the sixth segment of our Spanish-language webinar series designed to address topics of interest for our local Latino community and provide a forum to ask and receive answers to common questions. Attendees can join via Facebook Live or register using the Zoom link here. Share Your Programs in the Nonprofit Asset Map UWSN is collaborating with nonprofit, corporate, and governmental partners to maintain an up-to-date collection of resources to assist the public with information and assistance. With services ranging from food and shelter assistance to educational activities and news sources, the interactive map provides a detailed look at the programs available to Southern Nevadans in this time of need. Submit your programs to be included by completing the survey here.
Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada CDC Eviction Moratorium Training As many Southern Nevadans face evictions and possible homelessness, the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada is hosting a training that will teach nonprofit employees how to help tenants navigate our community's new online program for filing eviction paperwork remotely. This training will cover the eviction process in Nevada, how to help tenants prepare for eviction court filings, post-eviction options, and much more! Sign up before December 15, 2020, at http://www.lacsn.org/evictiontraining.
Work Opportunities Readiness Center (WORC) Employment Readiness Series Zoom Virtual Workshops Struggling to find work or exploring new job options? The Work Opportunities Readiness Center is hosting various Employment Readiness workshops throughout December. Attendees can learn how to navigate the job market, enhance their resumes, develop their workplace communication skills, and much more! For more information, contact Caralynn Scala via email at email@example.com OR call 702-885-5933.
Homes Means Nevada: The Homeowner Connect Are you a homeowner experiencing financial hardship due to COVID-19? Home Means Nevada, Inc. (HMN) has launched a new, innovative tool for struggling Nevada homeowners as part of its ongoing COVID-19 response initiative. The Homeowner Connect (THOC) is a one-stop resource for homeowners negatively impacted by COVID-19. Learn how you can access help at http://www.homemnv.org/.
Connecting Kids Nevada Does your student need support with online learning? Nevada students can get connected through Connecting Kids Nevada! The mission of the initiative is to connect every Nevada student in need with reliable internet and devices. Local families who need financial help with the internet or a computer device should call the Connecting Kids Nevada Family Support Center at 888-616-2476.
Please send announcements, job opportunities, events, and training information to NPC@uwsn.org by the 1st of the month. United Way of Southern Nevada issues information to nonprofits as a community service and does not intend the UWSN NONPROFIT CONNECTION to be an endorsement of listed events or announcements. Fundraising information cannot be distributed through the UWSN NONPROFIT CONNECTION.