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Supporting & Advancing Nevada’s Dislocated Individuals

The Grant That Gives You Super Powers

Nevada is 1 of 8 states to be awarded the Supporting and Advancing Nevada’s Dislocated Individuals (SANDI) project from the U.S. Department of Education. The SANDI Grant can award up to $5,000 to eligible discloated, underemployed, and unemployed workers, as well as to new job seekers.

Grant Award Value

Up to


SANDI Grant Eligibility Requirements

  • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident

  • Nevada Resident

  • Dislocated Worker OR
    Underemployed or not employed OR
    New Job Seeker OR
    Limited English Proficient Adult

  • Must be making $37,000 or less and willing to be tracked through system while in training and upon graduation.

An automotive mechanic peers into the engine of a vehicle.
A worker wearing protective headphones looks up towards the cab of a commercial truck. The driver leans out the window to see the worker wearing headphones
Commercial Driver’s License
A man considers the data on one of two open laptops on the table before him.
Data Analyst
A welder wearing a protective face mask while using a welding gun on a metal joint.
A nurse checks the blood pressure of a patient in a small exam room
Certified Nursing Assistant
Two emergency medical technicians pose shoulder to shoulder outside of the rear door of an ambulance
Emergency Medical Technician
A woman sits on a padded bench working on a laptop. A glass-enclosed server room can be seen in the background.
Front End Software Developer

Project SANDI aims to build a modern workforce by mapping skills to competencies and credentials. In particular, the SANDI grant aims to support Nevada’s most in-demand occupations.

Apply at One of These Participating Institutions

College of Southern Nevada
Apply at CSN
Truckee Meadows Community College
Apply at TMCC
Western Nevada College
Apply at WNC