The Lincy Institute at UNLV conducts and supports research that focuses on improving Nevada's education, governance, health, and social services, as well as strengthening its economy and communities. This research is used to inform policy interventions to address Nevada’s most pressing issues and problems. The Institute is funded with a generous gift from The Lincy Foundation.

Goals and Objectives

  • Strengthen Nevada’s economic future and the quality of life and opportunities for its residents.
  • Provide a forum for local, state, and regional organizations to address large-scale policy challenges.
  • Identify and target federal, state, and philanthropic funding opportunities to enhance Nevada’s research and development capacity.
  • Develop and maintain a data repository to support research, policy development, and grant acquisition.