Marnell Foundation: Grants for Nevada

OVERVIEW: The Marnell Foundation supports health, children, education, and veterans in Nevada and elsewhere in the U.S.

FUNDING AREAS: Health, children, education, veterans

IP TAKE: Contact this low-key foundation directly to inquire about current grantmaking procedures and to request a grant application.

PROFILE: Established in 1996, the Marnell Foundation is a private foundation based in Las Vegas, Nevada. This is the philanthropic arm of Marnell Companies, which is involved in the industries of architecture, design, properties, construction, transportation, and consulting. It’s company operations are largely based in Nevada, and Anthony A. Marnell II serves as the president and trustee of the foundation. The foundation funds local efforts for health, children, education, and veterans.

The Marnell Foundation does not have a website to guide grantseekers. But according to tax records, the foundation primarily provides program support to public foundations. The funder does not often provide general operating support or capital support. It typically funds well-established organizations year after year with multiple grants.

Grants range between about $2,000 and $200,000. The foundation donates approximately $2 million each year. Learn more about this funder’s local giving by examining its recent tax records. Grantmaking prioritizes Nevada, but also funds work in other parts of the U.S. National grantees have been based in New York, West Virginia, California, and Pennsylvania. Past local grantees include the St. Rose Dominican Health Foundation, the UNLV Foundation, Las Vegas Area Council Boy Scouts of America, and the Nevada Military Support Alliance.

This foundation accepts unsolicited grant applications from nonprofits. The funder makes applications available to nonprofits upon request and accepts application submissions at any time. Request an application via mail or by calling the foundation. Direct general questions to the staff at 702-739-2000.


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