United Way of Southern Nevada and The SIEMER Institute Award $190,000 Family Stability Grant to Family Promise of Las Vegas

United Way of Southern Nevada and The SIEMER Institute Award $190,000

Family Stability Grant to Family Promise of Las Vegas

United Way of Southern Nevada (UWSN) and the SIEMER Institute are proud to announce that Family Promise of Las Vegas has been selected to receive a $190,000 family stability grant. UWSN and SIEMER selected Family Promise of Las Vegas’s “Promises to Keep Housing and Family Stability” program to create lasting change for families in need in Southern Nevada.

“At United Way, we are dedicated to providing cradle to career support to families in our community by funding life changing programs like the ‘Promises to Keep Housing and Family Stability’ program,” said Ms. Kyle B. Rahn, president and CEO of UWSN. “Family Promise impressed our reviewers with their commitment to utilizing research-based methods to strengthen socio-economic outcomes for every member of the family.”

UWSN received 5 proposals requesting over $772,426.00 combined, with only $190,000.00 available in funds for one community impact project. All proposals were carefully reviewed and scored by multiple reviewers in accordance with the evaluation criteria set forth in the RFP scoring rubric.

The top-scoring proposal was selected to receive funding for the 2019-2020 grant funding period. This was an interactive process in which donors and community members took active roles in determining how UWSN and SIEMER funding is invested in the community for long-lasting impact.

Under the “Promises to Keep Housing and Family Stability” program, Family Promise will use proven direct methods to enable the entire family to break the cycle of multi-generational poverty. The program develops goals based on three key areas: education, financial management, and personal development, which will help families achieve a greater level of stability. Family Promise will identify the unique needs of individual families served and match them with the resources, advocacy, experience, and guidance that will allow the family to realize a stronger future.

To learn more about the $190,000.00 funding, please contact Marisol Tolle at 702-892-2335 or MarisolT@uwsn.org.