Frequently Asked Questions


Who is eligible to apply?

Our support is directed to organizations providing services in the state of Nevada including 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations, public schools, private schools, charter schools and local government agencies. Applications are also accepted from tribal governments and tribal nonprofit organizations throughout the United States.

What are the Giving Pillars that Palms Cares supports?

For a complete description, please refer to our Giving Pillars.

May we submit additional requests for different projects within the same year?

No. Only one request per organization per 12-month period will be considered. Please refer to our Grant Guidelines.

How many times can my organization apply for funding?

Only one request per organization per 12-month period will be considered. Please refer to our Grant Guidelines.

Can I speak to a program officer? When will I be contacted about the status of my proposal?

Due to the volume of requests received, it is not always possible to answer the questions regarding your proposal status. Please review our Grant Guidelines to get an idea of the timeline for our grant review process.

Can our organization apply for more than one program or project?

No. We ask that organizations only apply for one program at a time. Please refer to our Grant Guidelines.

How much funding should our organization request?

Your request should fit proportionally within your project budget and your organization’s overall budget. Please keep in mind that large grants constitute a small percentage of our grantmaking, and applications for the majority of total cost of a project are rarely considered. First-time applicants are strongly encouraged to apply using our application for $5,000 and below.

Do you give grants to individuals?

No. At this time our charitable giving program does not provide grants to individuals. Please refer to our Grant Guidelines.

Our organization has been in the community for many years. However, we just received our 501(c)(3) staus. Can we still apply?

No. Organizations must be registered with the IRS for a minimum of three years in order to apply. Please refer to our Grant Guidelines.

I am a nonprofit that offers a variety of services. What Giving Pillar should I apply for?

You should apply for the Giving Pillar that fits best with the overall mission of your organization. Please review our Giving Pillars for more information.

I am a tribal nonprofit located outside Nevada. Can I still apply?

Yes. Our program lends support to tribal nations and tribal nonprofits throughout the United States, as long as your program provides support within our approved Giving Pillars.

Who can I contact if I am interested in submitting a sponsorship request for my event?

At this time we do not have a community sponsorship program.

I need the Palms Casino Resort logo, how can I get it?

Please sign and submit our legal waiver, Use of Marks, and it will be sent to the respective email you provide on the form within 1-3 business days.

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