John M. Wager standing in front of a wall with the UNLV logo and business cards from the community.

Fostering Community Collaboration

Aiding nonprofits, local governments, and other community stakeholders.


The Nonprofit, Community, and Leadership Initiative (NCLI) of UNLV is an applied research center created to aid nonprofits, local governments and other community stakeholders through the application of expertise, training and other applied research solutions. Located in the heart of downtown Las Vegas, the location helps facilitate the connection with nonprofit and public agencies in Southern Nevada.

What's Happening

Graduate student Schuyler Roberson presents to class
Jun. 20, 2017

Participants in the School of Public Policy’s Grantwell course make big-money decisions to help local nonprofits

John Wagner in his office at the Fifth Street School
Jun. 7, 2017

Nonprofit, Community, and Leadership Initiative works to bolster and improve collaboration between groups