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Nevada Funding & Opportunities

Medical Student Education Program
Grants for public medical schools to expand or support education for medical students preparing to become physicians in states with primary care provider shortages. The program is designed to prepare and encourage medical students who are training in the most underserved states to choose residencies and careers in primary care that serve tribal communities, rural communities, and/or medically underserved communities after they graduate.
Geographic coverage: Public medical colleges in Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Idaho, Mississippi, Nevada, New Jersey, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Utah
Application Deadline: Jul 26, 2024
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Agricultural Health and Safety Small Grant Program
Grants for graduate student and faculty researchers with the goal of encouraging the development of creative research and intervention projects while nurturing researchers, especially early career researchers, who are interested in agricultural health and safety research.
Geographic coverage: Arizona, California, Hawaii, and Nevada
Application Deadline: Aug 5, 2024
Sponsor: Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety
Community Facility Loans
Loans to help develop and improve essential community facilities in the rural West.
Geographic coverage: Available in 13 western states and the Pacific Islands. See program website for details.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Rural Community Assistance Corporation
Environmental Infrastructure Loans
Loans to finance water and waste facility projects in the rural West, including the early funds small rural communities need to determine project feasibility and to pay pre-development costs prior to receiving state and federal funding.
Geographic coverage: Available in 13 western states and the Pacific Islands. See program website for details.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Rural Community Assistance Corporation
Future Leaders Program - Western Region Public Health Training Center
Field placements, faculty-student collaborative projects, and a community of practice for current public health students in the Western Region. One of the project focuses is on rural and medically underserved communities.
Geographic coverage: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, and Pacific Islands
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Western Region Public Health Training Center
Nevada Conrad 30 J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Nevada, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Nevada
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Nevada Department of Health and Human Services, Nevada Primary Care Office
Nevada Health Service Corps
Loan repayment assistance for certain healthcare professionals who agree to practice in an underserved area of Nevada.
Geographic coverage: Nevada
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Nevada State Office of Rural Health
Rural Nevada Healthcare Provider Loan Pool
A loan fund to support the cost of equipment, software, and capital improvements that improve access to healthcare in rural and frontier Nevada.
Geographic coverage: Nevada
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Nevada Rural Hospital Partners, State of Nevada
Western Professional Student Exchange Program
Program that allows students in specific western states and territories to enroll in selected out-of-state professional healthcare programs and pay reduced tuition.
Geographic coverage: 15 Western states, as well as U.S. Pacific Territories and Freely Associated States
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education
Union Pacific Foundation Community Ties Giving Program: Local Grants Inactive
Grants to nonprofits to support direct services and capacity building efforts aimed at improving the quality of life in communities served by Union Pacific in the areas of safety, workforce development, community vitality, and environmental sustainability. Special emphasis is given to programs and organizations that advance the diversity, equity, and inclusion of underserved populations in target communities. Rural communities are a priority.
Geographic coverage: Communities in 23 states served by Union Pacific
Application Deadline: May 31, 2024
Sponsor: Union Pacific Foundation

Last Updated: 7/16/2024