UWNNS Microgrants

United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra's

2020 Microgrants

Application Instructions & Guidelines

United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra announces the availability of grant funds to help eligible nonprofit organizations maintain or build capacity so that they can continue to deliver services and programs during the COVID-19 pandemic. Grants will be awarded for no more than $5,000 per organization.

Who is eligible for a 2020 Microgrant?

  • 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations with an annual budgets of less than $1 million 
  • Nonprofit organizations with a focus on either education or human services
  • Nonprofit organization based in and serving northern Nevada (Carson City or one of the following Nevada counties: Churchill, Douglas, Elko, Eureka, Humboldt, Lander, Lyon, Mineral, Pershing, Storey, Washoe, and White Pine)


 Applications are due by noon (PST) on Friday, August 14, 2020. 

Please download the application and required forms below:

UWNNS 2020 Microgrant Description & Guidelines - Updated 8/4/2020

UWNNS 2020 Microgrant Application Updated 8/4/2020

W-9 Form

Patriot Act


Questions? Please contact Stephane Rector at communityimpact@uwnns.org.