Nevada Outdoor Education and Recreation Grant Program

Nevada State Parks' Newest Grant Program!!


Fort Churchill State Historic Park
Fort Churchill State Historic Park

Passed during the 80th (2019) legislative session, The Outdoor Education and Recreation Grant Program seeks to provide quality opportunities for under-served Nevada Students to experience the outdoors. The goals of the program are to improve academic achievement and physical health while fostering an appreciation of nature.

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Ways You Can Make a Difference...

This grant program is in its initial phase of developing criteria and is currently seeking funding and partnerships!

Are you a teacher or work for an outdoor education or recreation program in Nevada?  We want to hear from you!  Please complete the 2020 Needs Assessment Survey to help address the youth outdoor needs across the state. 

Donation Options

Nevada Outdoor Education and Recreation Grant Program - Trailblazing 

  • Donations made to this account can be used to fund grants in the next grant round. 
  • Immediate use of funds can help us get more Nevada Kids Outside sooner!

Nevada Outdoor Education and Recreation Endowment Fund - What is your Legacy?

  • Only the interest or earnings can be used to fund grants.
  • Your donation stays in this account for the lifetime of the fund. Therefore your donation can keep giving year after year.
  • Ensures the long-term success of the program.
  • Usually larger donation amounts  (>$10,000)

Fundraising Options 



Walker River State Recreation Area



  • Do you have the same vision?
  • Have great ideas on ways to help?

If so, we would love to partner with individuals and/or groups in the community to get more meaningful outdoor experiences to Nevada youth. 


To make a donation, help with fundraising or for more information please contact:

Holly Holwager, Grants and Program Analyst II, Nevada State Parks at (775) 684-2783 or 



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