Partnership Descriptions and Applications

NMHEC Partners serve as critical community champions to address health inequities in our state. Partners include individuals as well as academic, civic, private, and community organizations that serve Nevada’s large and uniquely diverse populations. Individuals and organizations in Nevada are encouraged to apply to serve as Allied or Associated Partners. Full descriptions of each partnership level are included below. There is no cost to become a partner.

Allied Partners

As an Allied Partner

  1. Have a health, social services, and/or community development-oriented mission; with a prior, positive working relationship with NMHEC staff and board members
  2. Be embedded in (e.g., through service provision), well respected by, and/or involve staff from the communities in which they work
  3. Must have a history of working on NMHEC-affiliated projects and activities that emphasize prevention, family and community health issues, addressing social determinants of health, promoting health equity, and/or enhancing community capacity building
Benefits of being an Allied Partner
  1. Organization listing on the resource list of the NMHEC webpage
  2. Select trainings at up to 30% discount
  3. Technical assistance
  4. Prioritization of SPH student interns through NMHEC
  5. CBPR training
  6. Organizational announcements sent to NMHEC distribution list
  7. NMHEC advisory board support for grant proposals and letters of support
  8. Connection to individuals and organizations that can support your work
  9. Opportunities to collaborate on presentations at local and/or national meetings, co-authorship on publications, or other similar activities
  10. Prioritization in funding opportunities
  11. Access to a mentorship opportunity
Responsibilities as an Allied Partner
  1. Complete onboarding orientation
  2. Take CBPR training
  3. Participate on at least one NMHEC workgroup
  4. Participate in partnership meetings
  5. Provide input/feedback on the development of new community-based participatory research projects, partnerships and related activities
  6. Participate in activities (e.g., panelist on a webinar, tabling at an event, presentations at national meetings, co-authorship on publications)
  7. Participate in funding opportunities to support identified priorities and core infrastructure
  8. Disseminate NMHEC information to your membership/community
  9. Employ culturally informed community engaged approaches to organizational work
  10. Complete biennial partnership renewal
  11. Commitment to serve as a mentor (optional)

Associated Partners

As an Associated Partner

  1. Have a health, social services, and/or community development-oriented mission
  2. Be embedded in (e.g., through service provision), well respected by, and/or involve staff from the communities in which they work
  3. Have a history of working on projects and/or activities that emphasize prevention, family and community health issues, addressing social determinants of health, promoting health equity, and/or enhancing community capacity building
Benefits of being an Associated Partner
  1. Organization listing on the resource list of the NMHEC webpage
  2. Select trainings at up to 15% discount
  3. Student interns based on availability
  4. Organizational announcements sent to NMHEC distribution list
  5. Connection to individuals and organizations that can support your work
  6. Potential for funding opportunities
Responsibilities as an Associated Partner
  1. Complete onboarding orientation
  2. Disseminate NMHEC information to your membership/community
  3. Participate in partnership meetings
  4. Provide input/feedback on the development of new community-based participatory research projects, partnerships and related activities
  5. Employ culturally informed community engaged approaches to organizational work
  6. Complete annual partnership renewal
  7. Participation on a steering committee (optional)
  8. Participation on a NMHEC workgroup (optional)
  9. Participate in activities (e.g., panelist on a webinar, tabling at an event, presentations at national meetings, co-authorship on publications) (optional)
  10. Pursuing funding opportunities to support identified priorities and core infrastructure (optional)
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