• x

    Memorial weekend kicks off camping season!

    Plan your trip and stay safe - view a list of campground closures and safety precautions.

    Read more

Nevada Outdoor Education and Recreation

Grant Program


Nevada State Parks' Newest Grant Program!!

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.


Ways You Can Make a Difference...

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

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 hholwager@parks.nv.gov 



Subscribe to Our Email List to Stay in the Loop

* indicates required

plan, explore, discover

Get a Nevada State Parks Passport

Start your Journey
Nevada State Parks Passport