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We Give Our Community More

At SilverSummit, we understand that it is incumbent upon us to support our community through financial investments in organizations that serve our members. The SilverSummit Community Investment program will do just that. 

Your Application is Welcome! It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3

1. Review the Program Requirements to determine if your organization is eligible to apply

2. Review established Priorities, Evaluation Criteria, and Proposal Required Content

3. Submit your Application

Technical Assistance is available by emailing
communitysolutions@silversummithealthplan.com

Award Range and Time Period


The 2022 Community Investment Award range is $100,000 to $500,000. Investments will be granted for programs to operate January 1, 2023 through December 31, 2023.  No multi-year awards will be given.

Timeline

July 19, 2022 – Application Process Open

September 16th, 2022 – Applications due by 5:00 p.m.

The application process is now closed.
We are no longer accepting applications for the 2022 investment cycle.

  • Proposal Review, Scoring and Awardee
    Selection September and October 2022

  • Awardee Notification
    December 2022 – Successful applicants will be notified via email and posted on our website.

January 2023 - Program Goes Live

Eligibility Requirements 

To receive consideration for the SilverSummit Community Investment Program, an organization must legally operate a Nevada based 501(C)(3) organization, be an educational institution, municipality, or a Nevada Medicaid provider. Currently, the SilverSummit Community Investment Program can only invest in programming serving Washoe and Clark Counties. SilverSummit Investments should primarily serve SilverSummit Members and can benefit the broader population while doing so (plainly put, the program can serve non-SilverSummit members too)

SilverSummit Healthplan will not consider Investments for:

  • Individuals
  • For-Profit Organizations, including start-ups
  • Political action committees, candidates, cause or lobbying
  • Labor, alumni or fraternal groups
  • Providers currently under SIU investigation
  • Funding programs/services outside of Washoe and Clark Counties

Investment Priorities

SUPPORT FOR THE CONTINUUM OF HOUSING SERVICES, EXAMPLE:

  • Low barrier shelter
  • Sober living
  • Permanent supportive
  • Transitional/medical respite
  • Rental assistance

SUPPORT FOR JUSTICE INVOLVED COMMUNITY RE-ENTRY PROGRAMS PROVIDING COMPREHENSIVE APPROACH, EXAMPLE:

  • Housing
  • Workforce Training
  • Life Skills Development
  • Substance Use Disorder Treatment
  • Transportation

IMPROVING MATERNAL/CHILD HEALTH OUTCOMES, EXAMPLE:

  • Pregnant women with Substance Use Disorder
  • Increasing diversified DOULA and Midwifery workforce

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT, EXAMPLE:

  • Financial Literacy
  • Employment Training

INCREASING ACCESS TO CARE, EXAMPLE:

  • Funding Fellowships and Residency programs
  • FQHC expansion
  • Substance Use Disorder services

PROVIDER TRAINING AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE, EXAMPLE:

  •  Project ECHO
  •  DEI and Cultural Competency Training
  •  Improvements in technology

WELLNESS, EXAMPLE:

  • Chronic disease engagement programs, prevention services
     

EXPANDING YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

YOUTH RECREATION AND PREVENTION OF AT RISK BEHAVIOR

NUTRITION EDUCATION AND REDUCING FOOD INSECURITY

Proposal Evaluation

SilverSummit has established a Community Investment Program Selection Committee comprised of SilverSummit staff, community members, and SilverSummit Medicaid Members.

The Selection Committee members will consistently score each response assigned to them based on established criteria:    

1. Applicant answers each question with clear, simple, and plain language.

2. All technical requirements have been met.

3. Applicant is eligible to apply.

4. Cultural Competency

  • Program approach meets culturally competent standards
  • Program materials and services provided in the language of the individuals who will be served
  • Applicant provides DEI/Cultural Competency Training to its staff
     

5. Evidenced Based

  • Program is evidenced-based and maintains fidelity to that standard
     

6. Outcomes Orientated

  • Applicant clearly demonstrates ability to collect metrics and measure outcomes
  • Applicant demonstrated previous outcomes achieved
     

7. Address Health Disparities

  • Program has a proven approach to reduce or eliminate specific health disparities
     

8. Engaging SilverSummit Members

  • Applicant demonstrates an understanding of SilverSummit Membership and clearly articulates a plan to engage SilverSummit Members

Proposal Technical Requirements

Organizations must submit digital and paper proposal following all instructions in this section. Organizations must submit their proposals in PDF format to:  communitysolutions@silversummithealthplan.com, and five (5) paper copies to:

SilverSummit Community Investment Program Administrator
2500 North Buffalo, Ste. 250
Las Vegas, NV 89128

Please note: We do intend to move to an online submission portal in the future. We appreciate your understanding in supplying the printed copies this first year of the program.

Proposals should provide a straightforward, concise delineation of capabilities to satisfy the requirements of the SilverSummit Community Investment Program. Expensive color displays, promotional materials, etc., are not necessary or desired. 

Technical Requirements:

  • Proposal to be printed on 8.5” x 11” recycled paper; 
  • Proposal should be limited to a total of 10 pages, excluding the program budget.  Charts, tables, and graphics are not included in page count.
  • First page of proposal should be the Application Face Sheet
  • One-inch margins;
  • Printed proposals should be double-sided;
  • 12 point Calibri font size (smaller font is permissible for charts, diagrams, graphics, and similar visuals)
  • Single-line spacing within a paragraph and one blank line between paragraphs;
  • Include a header and/or footer on every page with the name of organization and page number
  • Proposal Content Requirements