Sponsors & Vendors

The Silver State Grant Conference is an annual, state-wide event that invites grant professionals from local, county, state and community organizations who are dedicated improving Nevadans' lives via grant dollars. Your sponsorship, vendor registration, and advertising dollars will support Nevada's communities while bringing your organization to the attention of 200+ conference attendees.

    Scholarship Sponsors Needed

    Forty of Nevada's grant professionals have requested scholarship assistance to help defray the cost of attending the conference and new scholarship applications are arriving weekly. Currently, more than $9,000 is needed to provide these 40 scholarships. Your support will assist grant professionals and the communities they serve by building capacity, improving grant programs, and strengthening grant applications. Copper Sponsors can designate the scholarship to a Nevada county of your choosing—a direct benefit to your community. Sponsorship forms (Word .docx) are due November 1.

      Scholarship applicants from the following Nevada counties need a sponsor's support:

      • Carson (12)
      • Churchill (6)
      • Clark (11)
      • Esmeralda (1)
      • Humboldt (1)
      • Lyon (2)
      • Nye (1)
      • Pershing (1)
      • Storey (1)
      • Washoe (4)

      Available Sponsorships

      A following types of sponsorship opportunities are still available.

      • Silver: $750 (28 available)
        • Exclusive backer of one 50-minute conference training session on Friday
      • Bronze: $500 (unlimited)
        • Co-sponsorship of conference snack breaks on Thursday and Friday
      • Copper: $350 (unlimited)
        • Funds one conference scholarship for up to 2-night hotel stay and 2-day conference registration

      The Nevada Grant Office and the Northern Nevada Grant Workgroup are partnering to coordinate and organize this first-year conference. This year, the conference fiscal agent is Washoe County and their W9 is available online.


        Vendor registration applications (Word .docx) are due November 1. This one-day conference will be an incredible platform to ensure maximum reach and publicity of your products in a state-wide setting. The 200 expected participants will encompass grant professional from state and local governments, universities, community colleges, non-profit entities, local foundations, and rural communities.

        • General vendor table (linen, skirt, two chairs included) with conference breakfast, lunch and two snacks for only 1 person: $180
        • Additional vendor attendee (conference breakfast, lunch and two snacks included): $50


        Advertising opportunities (Word .docx) are currently available. A professionally designed and printed full-color program will be provided to all pre-conference and conference attendees at the Silver State Grant Conference in Reno, Nevada, January 10-11, 2019. This annual statewide event will rotate between the north and the south, and we are expecting a statewide audience.

        • Back cover: $500
        • Whole pages: $100
        • Half-pages: $60
        • Quarter-pages: $30

        Conference Swag

        All conference sponsors, vendors, and advertisers are invited to provide branded swag to be included in conference attendee's swag bags free of charge. Items for swag bag inclusion should be sent by January 4, 2019 to 406 E. Second St., Carson City, NV 89701. If located in Reno/Carson City area, complimentary pick-up of items is available.