The Junior League of Reno established a Community Enrichment Fund in 1993 to respond to requests for small grants from local nonprofit organizations for financial assistance. Providing grants to other local organizations allows the Junior League of Reno one more opportunity to further its community involvement.



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All applicants must be available for an interview on March 26th or 27th. Please review the Junior League of Reno Grant Policy before completing your application.


2021 Grant Recipients






Doral Academy

$5,000 to purchase new winter coats for children at Title 1 schools







Dress for Success

$1.300 for improvements at new location







Women and Children’s Center of the Sierra

$2.500 for new shoes for children in need







Assistance League

$2.800 for graduation caps and gowns for homeless students







Ridge House

$5,250 for beauty and hygiene products for women in recovery







Girls on the Run – Sierras

$3,000 for program scholarships for 50 girls







Northern Nevada RAVE

$5,000 for respite care to families with children with special needs







TruVista Foundation

$2,500 for family reunification program support







Karma Box

$5,000 for van to assist unsheltered residents procure identity documents


2020 Grant Recipients

Big Reno Coat Drive

$5,000 to purchase new winter coats for children at Title 1 schools


Northern Nevada Mask Coalition With Lexie’s Gift

$1,000 to provide masks to people in need


2019 Grant Recipients

Center for Adaptive Riding

$2,000 to cover equine therapy for two young disabled sisters


Dress for Success

$2,500 to provide workplace ready clothing and confidence for 25 women

For Kids Foundation

$5,000 to fund critical medical, dental, educational and physiological needs that cannot be met by any other source. For Kids is dedicated to helping children in need.


Girls on the Run Sierras

$30,000 Sponsorship of six Title 1 schools


His Heart

$2,500 for dental delivery for homeless and at risk youth


Northern Nevada Hopes

$6,000 to sponsor a tiny home in Hopes Spring


Noteables Music Therapy

$2,500 to support 15 teens with disabilities to attend the Teen Beat Summer Music Camp


Sierra Nevada Journeys

$2,000 to fund two family STEM nights that provide outdoor science education programs to 32,000 elementary children


Soroptimist International of Reno

$1,000 scholarship to the Thanks to Youth program. Scholarships go to unsung heroes who volunteer to help others.


Women and Children’s Center of the Sierra

$2,600 toward the Filling the Pot Holes on the Road to Stability program, helpig women escape poverty and provide a better life for themselves and their children


Future Grant Recipients

Are you a local non-profit interested in applying for a grant? Please contact us [email protected] for more information.