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Nevada Funding & Opportunities

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 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. See program website for details.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Rural Community Assistance Corporation
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 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
Agricultural Health and Safety Small Grant Program Inactive
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: Sep 3, 2021
Sponsor: Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety
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 spaces, and local needs. Special emphasis is given to programs and organizations that advance the diversity, equity, and inclusion of underrepresented populations in target communities.
Geographic coverage: Communities in 23 states served by Union Pacific
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2021
Sponsor: Union Pacific Foundation
Western COVID-19 Response Grant Inactive
Funding for Native nonprofits and tribal programs, with a focus on general support for Native-led programs, assisting with virtual operations and PPE to keep staff and constituents safe, and helping native youth and elders cope with the mental health effects of COVID-19.
Geographic coverage: Available in 14 western states.
Application Deadline: Jun 24, 2021
Sponsors: First Nations Development Institute, May and Stanley Smith Charitable Trust
Tribes and Tribal Organizations Implementation of Dental Therapy Inactive
Grants for projects that implement dental therapy in tribal communities in states that have a legal mechanism for dental therapists to practice within the Indian Health System.
Geographic coverage: Available in 12 states.
Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2021
Sponsor: National Indian Health Board

Last Updated: 8/31/2021