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NV Energy Foundation Supports Nevada Nonprofits with Over $1 Million in Grants

Jul 22, 2014

The NV Energy Foundation contributed $1.2 million to 37 nonprofit organizations statewide during the second quarter of 2014. Grants were given to 17 southern Nevada organizations, including Three Square Food Bank, United Way of Southern Nevada – Project Reach, Spread the Word Nevada, the Las Vegas Veteran’s Memorial and Friends of Nevada Wilderness.

Twenty northern Nevada organizations received grants, including The Nature Conservancy, Sierra Nevada Journeys, KNPB Channel 5 Public Broadcasting, the Food Bank of Northern Nevada and the Girl Scouts of the Sierra Nevada.

Throughout the year, the NV Energy Foundation contributes funds to help local nonprofit groups. Its focus is on education, the environment, youth development, arts and multicultural outreach, and health and human services.

The second quarter contributions included multi-year commitments.

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NV Energy, Inc. provides a wide range of energy services to 1.3 million customers throughout Nevada and nearly 40 million tourists annually.  NV Energy is a holding company whose principal subsidiaries, Nevada Power Company and Sierra Pacific Power Company, are doing business as NV Energy. The company is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada. Information about NV Energy is available on the company’s website, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube pages, which can be accessed via

For further information: Karl Walquist, 775- 834-3891 Jennifer Schuricht, 702-402-5241