Raiders Foundation announces new community investment grant program in Nevada

HENDERSON, Nev. – The Las Vegas Raiders and the Raiders Foundation are proud to announce the Community Investment Grant Program, a new initiative dedicated to helping nonprofit organizations obtain funds for their work in the community. The program enables Nevada-based entities to join forces with Silver and Black to help produce services that drive positive change throughout the Silver State.

“The Raiders are committed to excellence on and off the football pitch,” said Raiders chairman Marc Badain. “We are excited to begin accepting applications for Raiders Foundation Community Investment Grants and look forward to recognizing a number of deserving nonprofits across our state.”

Local nonprofit organizations are encouraged to apply to the Raiders Foundation for a grant that will support their mission and work throughout Nevada by visiting: https://www.raiders.com/grants. Applications must be sent by 5 p.m. on February 1, 2021.

The program is the latest initiative designed to inspire action to benefit the community. The Raiders Foundation, the charitable arm of the Las Vegas Raiders, seeks to create a strong presence in the Las Vegas community through various outreach programs and is committed to increasing and promoting community and civic health through the support of the military, youth development and growth the game of soccer.

Funding for the grant program comes from the Raiders License Plate program. The Silver and Black has partnered with the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles to issue a special Raiders branded license plate. The plaque features the Raiders’ shield and the iconic phrase “Commitment to Excellence” on a black background. The program generates funds for the Raiders Foundation while allowing fans to show their support for the Raiders on state roads and highways. Nevada residents can still get Raiders specialty license plates and contribute to the community by visiting https://dmvnv.com/platescharitable.htm.

The Raiders Foundation is also inviting fans to be a part of sports history and support community programming by purchasing a custom Legacy Brick at Allegiant Stadium, the Raiders’ new home in Las Vegas. Bricks can be purchased by visiting www.raidersfoundationbricks.com or by calling 1-888-483-3639.

To learn more about the Raiders Foundation or to donate, please visit https://www.raiders.com/community/raiders-foundation.

Jill E. Washington