Funding Priorities


Thank you for your interest in Sky Tavern!

Sky Tavern puts the real outdoor world back into kid’s lives: slide, fall down, giggle, laugh, and make snow angels. They learn new skills, make friends, and lead healthy, happier lives. This is what you can make happen with a grant of $1,000 to $10,000.

As of December 2016, our current funding priorities are:

Sky Dome1. Complete the Sky Kid’s Dome

Sky Tavern needs additional funding to install a donated 30-foot by 70-foot dome sprung structure to house its Sky Kids program for ages 3-5. While the online fundraising campaign for the dome closed in spring 2016 after raising over $14,000, Sky Tavern still needs $10,000 to complete the project.

2. Program Sponsorships for Kids

More than 200 children and families have already applied for financial aid this winter. $1000 sponsors five kids, covering all of their program costs and equipment leases.


3. Mountain Maintenance & Improvements

Sky Tavern needs $3,000 to cover the permitting, machinery, and installation of power to the terrain park’s mountain cafe. This installation will also provide power to a future handle tow lift. The labor for this project has already been donated.

The mountain’s two Poma lifts are also in need of improvements. $10,000 will provide new bullwheel liners and lift alignment.


Please call  775.323.5125 to discuss any of the exciting grant opportunities. Donors wishing to make an anonymous gift can also contact Tracy Turner at the Community Foundation of Western Nevada at 775.333.5499.

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