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2019-2020 Junior League of Las Vegas Centennial Education Grant Instructions
The Commission for the Las Vegas Centennial (the “Commission”) is an appointed commission of the City of Las Vegas whose mission is to preserve and celebrate the history of the city and its people. The Commission has made available mini-grants to K-12 teachers in Las Vegas in support of projects focused on the history of the City of Las Vegas. These grants will be administered through JLLV as the Centennial Education Grant.

Deadline to apply: September 20, 2019

Grant Submission Criteria:
1. Grants are available to kindergarten through 12th grade teachers at accredited public, private and charter schools in Clark County.

2. The purpose of these mini-grants is to support teachers in presenting the history of the City of Las Vegas in innovative and engaging ways, both in and out of the classroom. Mini-grants can be used to support activities such as field trips, supplies, equipment, honorarium for speakers, or activities as long as all expenses support the
overall mission of the grant.

3. Projects must focus on the history of the City of Las Vegas itself, rather than the Strip, Hoover Dam, or other places in Nevada. Field trips may occur outside city limits, but the focus should remain on how these outside events or locations affected the City of Las Vegas. Please note: The Las Vegas Strip is located in unincorporated Clark County, not the City of Las Vegas. For a map of the City of Las Vegas, please visit:
https://files.lasvegasnevada.gov/map/Council-Ward-Pictures-Map-8.5x11.pdf.
Make sure you include an explanation of how the City of Las Vegas is the focus of your project.

4. The proposed project must be completed by April 3, 2020.

5. Grant requests may not exceed $1,500 for grades K-5 and $2,000 for grades 6-12.

6. Funds must be spent by March 20, 2020. Teachers will be required to submit original receipts to JLLV confirming grant expenses. Any unused grant funds must be returned to JLLV (by check) no later than April 30, 2020.

7. One grant submission per teacher is allowed. A teacher is not allowed to submit multiple grant proposals for different projects.

8. Teachers from the same school may not submit duplicate grant proposals for the same project.

9. If multiple applications are received for the same project from teachers at the same school, only the first grant request received (by date of submission) will be entered for consideration.

10. If the application or proposal does not meet the requirements or is incomplete, the Junior League of Las Vegas reserves the right to eliminate it from consideration.

11. In the event you have submitted the same project for a grant with another organization and you are awarded the other organization’s grant first, please decline JLLV funds so we may fund a different project in the community.

12. If the application or proposal does not meet the requirements or is incomplete, JLLV reserves the right to eliminate it from consideration.

13. Only submissions made through this form will be considered.

* All program materials, promotional materials, permission slips, and other documentation related to the project must include the following acknowledgement: “This program has been financed in whole or in part with funding from Las Vegas Centennial specialty license plates.”

Last Year's Centennial Recipient examples:
Bonnie Springs Geographic Analysis
Where it all began, the Las Vegas Mormon Fort
The Aviation of Howard Hughes

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