With more than $3,757.00 million dollars in grants and additional local government funding sources of $3,143.00 million dollars, the majority of the federal budget in government grants is put into the business sector every year as small businesses and large corporations are the foundation of the economic growth in Nevada. There are 47,929 business establishments in the state of Nevada, and they break down to the following:

Nevada Business Sector Breakdown by Size:

  • 27,536 registered businesses in Nevada have 0 to 4 employees. People who work at home with sole proprietorship are included in this breakdown.
  • 7,514 registered businesses in Nevada have 5 to 9 employees.
  • 4,900 registered businesses in Nevada have 10-19 employees.
  • 4,358 registered businesses in Nevada have 20-99 employees.
  • 1,506 registered businesses in Nevada have 100 to 499 employees.
  • Over 2,115 registered businesses in Nevada have over 500 employees.

Nevada Business Sector Breakdown in Service Industries:

  • 7,982 registered businesses in Nevada are in the Professional, Scientific and Technical Services sector.
  • 4,221 registered businesses in Nevada are in the Administrative, Support, Waste Management, and Remediation Services sector.
  • 5,776 registered businesses in Nevada are in the Accommodation and Food Services sector.
  • More than 4,163 registered businesses in Nevada are also service orientated businesses but are not categorized to the above sectors.

If you are in the farming industry, you may be eligible to apply for small business grants as well. There are more than 3,000 farms in the state of Nevada.

Starting and managing a small business in Nevada is not an easy task. Over $39,137,038,000.00 US dollars are paid to employee salaries/payroll alone in the state of Nevada and more than 31,037 businesses declare bankruptcy every single year. Although the federal government does not publically provide grants for starting and expanding a business, in Nevada, some small business grants are given to business owners to start and grow their ventures, and grant recipients do not have to pay back the funding from government. Therefore, it makes sense to look into small business grants as one of your sources to fund your business.

To apply for business grants in Nevada, contact Nevada financial aid agencies, or

Access Applicant Portal

Current online applicants in Nevada are browsing from the following cities: Mesquite, Wadsworth, Silver Springs, Sun Valley, Nixon, Zephyr Cove, Gerlach, Incline Village, Moapa, Virginia City

Recent State Funding Opportunities

Below is a list of opportunities recently published in the local state:

Funding Opportunity
Notice of Intent to Award to Nevada Department of Wildlife (apply)

Funding Number: BOR LC 20 N010
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation
Category: Environment
Funding Amount: $55,000
FY2020 Nevada Forests and Woodlands Resources Management (apply)

Funding Number: L20AS00091
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Category: Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $150,000
Nevada Wildlife Resource Management (apply)

Funding Number: L20AS00068
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Category: Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $150,000
FY2020 Nevada BLM Threatened and Endangered Species Funding Opportunity Announcement (apply)

Funding Number: L20AS00022
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Category: Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $150,000
Nevada Rangeland Resource Management (apply)

Funding Number: L20AS00020
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Category: Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $150,000
Nevada Invasive and Noxious Management (apply)

Funding Number: L20AS00019
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Category: Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $500,000
FY20 Nevada BLM Plant Conservation and Restoration Management (apply)

Funding Number: L20AS00012
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Category: Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $200,000
Nevada Recreation and Visitors Services (apply)

Funding Number: L20AS00016
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Category: Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $150,000
Nevada Cultural and Paleontological Resource Management (apply)

Funding Number: L20AS00017
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Category: Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $150,000
MBDA Business Center Program - Nevada (apply)

Funding Number: MBDA OBD 2020 2006426
Agency: Department of Commerce
Category: Environment, Natural Resources, Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Funding Amount: $300,000

 

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