MGM Resorts International

The MGM Resorts Foundation is now seeking proposals from nonprofit agencies providing direct services to people living in the communities where our employees live and work for the 2013/2014 Community Grant Fund program. Applying agencies must provide services in one or more of the following areas: Southern Nevada, Northern Nevada, Tunica or Biloxi, Mississippi, or the Detroit, Michigan area.

Grants may be used to initiate or supplement direct services in the following focus areas:
(1) STRENGTHENING NEIGHBORHOODS

  • Self-sufficiency: Projects/programs that provide affordable housing, utility assistance, vocational training, job preparation, education and employment services.
  • Revitalization of communities: Projects/programs that address specific high-risk neighborhoods and provide services to increase health, safety, and collaboration among residents.

(2) STRENGTHENING CHILDREN

  • Early childhood development: Projects/programs that encourage positive parenting, promote healthy lifestyles and provide young children with socialization skills and the preparation necessary to enter school ready to learn.
  • Success in school: Services that encourage students to graduate and aspire for higher learning such as mentoring, after-school programs, and tutoring.
  • Prevention / intervention: Projects/programs which empower children to make positive choices.

(3) STRENGTH IN DIFFICULT TIMES

  • Recovery and counseling services: Projects/programs that place an emphasis on families, children, parents and individuals touched by addictive behaviors, mental health problems, abuse or special life circumstances.

Deadline for all proposals is:

Friday, April 26, 2013
5:00 p.m.
MGM Resorts Foundation
3260 Industrial Road, Bldg A
Las Vegas, NV 89109

LATE, FAXED, or EMAILED APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED

If you have any questions regarding this process, please contact Mary Brotherton, Philanthropy Coordinator at mbrotherton@mgmresorts.com or Jocelyn Bluitt-Fisher, Director of Community Affairs at jbluitt@mgmresorts.com, 702.650.7429 or 800.477-5110.

Click here to download the 2013/2014 Request for Proposals (RFP).

2013/2014 Request for Proposals (DOC)


2013/2014 Request for Proposals (PDF)
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