Nevada communities earn $1.9 million in COVID-relief grants

Nevada communities earn $1.9 million in COVID-relief grants
Food pantry services have been in high demand since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Here, firefighters deliver boxes of food to the Food Bank of Northern Nevada.

CARSON CITY – COVID-19 relief funding is once again flowing into Nevada, this time in the form of Community Development Block Grants. In all, $1.9 million will be distributed to seven rural areas, along with one Washoe County nonprofit, for 21 projects.

The grants, which are specifically for smaller communities, were funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and will be distributed through the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED).

The projects funded include: 

  • Elko County: Nevada Health Center: Negative Pressure Rooms Project – $43,600
  • Elko County: Health Center: Covered Parking Structure Project – $139,100
  • Lyon County: Healthy Communities Coalition: Silver Springs Food Pantry Expansion Project – $97,034     
  • Lyon County: Healthy Communities Coalition: Silver Springs Transportation Expansion Project – $70,000 
  • Washoe County: Food Bank of Northern Nevada: Food Distribution Expansion Project – $144,300
  • Washoe County: Food Bank of Northern Nevada: Trailers for Food Distribution Expansion Project – $30,000
  • Washoe County: Rural Senior Centers Food Distribution Project – $11,747
  • City of Wells: Senior Center Facility Project – $332,000
  • City of Yerington: Boys and Girls Club Expanded Services Project – $125,000
  • Carson City: NVHC Covered Parking Structure Project – $57,191
  • Carson City: Spirit of Hope-Vehicle Purchase Project – $51,585
  • Carson City: Boys and Girls Club Expanded Services Project – $19,826
  • Carson City: Nights Off The Streets Warming Shelter Project – $20,080
  • Carson City: COVID-19: Planning and Grant Management – $28,322
  • Carson City: Boys and Girls Club Transportation Expansion Project – $60,000
  • Carson City: Senior Meals on Wheels – $70,426.00
  • Carson City: Domestic Violence Shelter Transportation Project – $35,677.00
  • Carson City: Nevada Health Centers Vaccine Storage Project – $45,275.00
  • Esmeralda County: Fish Lake Valley Community Center Expansion Project – $200,000
  • Esmeralda County: Goldfield and Silver Peak HVAC Replacement Project – $70,000
  • Mineral County: Boys & Girls Club Expanded Services Project – $255,000

Source: GOED