Nevada Program Opportunities and Funding Series

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Date(s) - 05/18/2021 - 05/27/2021
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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Nevada’s Department of Environmental Protection and the Environmental Finance Center at California State University, Sacramento joined EFCN for a series of webinars focused on funding and financing strategies and opportunities for Nevada water services. The webinars covered strategies and opportunities for all areas of the water sector – drinking water, wastewater, watershed planning, and stormwater – and guide attendees in understanding program costs and funding options, pursuing sustainable funding streams and revenues, developing projects and preparing to obtain funding, and applying for specific funding sources.

Program Funding Challenges & Opportunities: Understanding Program Costs and Funding Options

Tuesday, May 18th, 2021, 1:30-3:30 pm PDT

This webinar focuses on identifying and categorizing program activities including administration, permit compliance, operations and maintenance (O&M), asset management, and infrastructure replacement, as well as developing cost estimates associated with these activities and understanding various funding and financing sources.

Program Funding Challenges & Opportunities: Pursuing Sustainable Funding Streams and Revenues

Thursday, May 20th, 2021, 1:30-3:30 pm PDT

This webinar focuses on program funding strategies such as developing rates, aligning programs, and gaining public and elected official support.

Project Funding Challenges & Opportunities: Developing Projects and Preparing to Obtain Funding

Tuesday, May 25th, 2021, 1:30-3:30 pm PDT

This webinar focuses on project funding strategies. Presentations will discuss how to get ready for project funding applications, including development of project concepts and choosing and working with consultants to finalize design and address permit requirements. A case study on how project and community planning can inform funding strategies will also be presented.

Project Funding Challenges & Opportunities: Applying for Specific Funding Sources

Thursday, May 27th, 2021, 1:30 – 4:00 pm PDT

This webinar, the last in the series, will feature representatives from federal, state, and local agencies that have money available for funding and financing projects. The speakers will provide overviews of their programs, describe eligibility requirements, and offer tips for applying. This is an opportunity to get to know the personnel running agency funding programs and help to kick off future individual discussions of what might be appropriate for your funding needs.