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NV Energy Supports Statewide Organizations with $389,000 in Grants during First Quarter 2013

Apr 1, 2013

During the first quarter of 2013, the NV Energy Foundation contributed $389,000, including multi-year commitments, to nonprofit organizations statewide. Grants were given to southern Nevada organizations including the Smith Center for the Performing Arts, United Way of Southern Nevada, College of Southern Nevada Foundation, Cultural Diversity Foundation, Down Syndrome Organization of Southern Nevada and the Assistance League of Las Vegas. Northern Nevada organizations that received grants include DRI GreenPower Program, American Red Cross – Northern Nevada Chapter, Nevada Museum of Art, Imlay Safe Haven Rescue Zoo, Winnemucca Senior Center, Tahoe Rim Trail and Virginia City Community Chest.

Each quarter, the NV Energy Foundation contributes funds to help local nonprofit organizations in northern and southern Nevada. Grants are focused on five philanthropic areas: education, the environment, youth development, arts and multi-cultural outreach and health and human services.  For more information please visit

For further information: Jennifer Davies (Las Vegas), 702.402.5252 or Karl Walquist (Reno),, 775.834.3891