Request for Proposals
Community Foundation of Elko County 2021 Annual Grants
Request for Proposals Open June 15 - Closes June 30, 2021
Community Foundation of Elko County 2021 Annual Grant RFP
2021 Community Foundation of Elko County Grants Request for Proposals
This year, funding from the Community Foundation of Elko County will support organizations working to promote behavioral and mental health resiliency. Special consideration will be given to organizations that have implemented evidence-based programming.
The Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital's recent statistics on suicide and behavioral health report the following:
- In Nevada, suicide is the 1st leading cause of death ages 12-19 and the 2nd leading cause of death ages 20-44.
- Nevada has the 2nd highest elder suicide rate in the country.
- Elko County has seen a 66% increase in patients with suicidal ideation to the emergency department with a 103% increase in females patients and a 31% increase in male patients from 2020-2021.
- Elko County has also seen a 162% increase in residents < 18 years of age and a 41% increase in residents 18-65 years of age.
The Community Foundation of Elko County's process is driven by community needs and solutions to community needs are developed through public participation. Our primary stakeholders are those affected by the issue and our secondary stakeholders are those who care about the issue. This application is designed to gather information on the programs and services addressing the pressing issues facing our community.
Proposals are due by 5 pm on June 30, 2021