The Trust Fund for Public Health was created by the 1999 Legislature. Assembly Bill 474 details the purpose of the trust fund and created an 11-member Board of Trustees. Ten percent of all tobacco settlement proceeds are allocated to the Trust Fund for Public Health.
The Board of Trustees is seeking comments from community members and organizations regarding the priority areas for funding. The Board of Trustees will use this information to develop funding priorities and the application process for future funding. Please send public comments to:
Nevada State Health Division
Board of Trustees for the Trust Fund for Public Health
Attn: Heidi Sakelarios
505 E. King St., Room 201
Carson City, Nev. 89701-4797.
Comments may also be faxed to 684-4211.
Public comment will be accepted through Sept. 27.
For information on the Board of Trustees for the Public Health Trust Fund, contact the Nevada State Health Division at 684-4200 or visit the Web site at: www.state.nv.us/health/