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NV Energy Supports Statewide Organizations with More Than $773,000

Sep 16, 2011

The NV Energy Foundation contributed more than $773,000 to 45 organizations statewide, including multi-year commitments, during the third quarter of 2011. Grants were given to 21 southern Nevada organizations including the College of Southern Nevada, Three Square Food Bank, Outside Las Vegas Foundation, Opportunity Village, the Salvation Army Clark County, Nathan Adelson Hospice Foundation and the United Way of Southern Nevada. Twenty-four northern Nevada organizations also received grants, including the American Red Cross, Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Nevada, United Way of Northern Nevada, Carson Valley Trails Association, Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada and C*A*R*E* Chest of Sierra Nevada.

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

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Headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada, NV Energy, Inc. is a holding company with principal subsidiaries, Nevada Power Company and Sierra Pacific Power Company, doing business as NV Energy. Serving a combined 45,592-square-mile service territory, NV Energy provides a wide range of energy services and products to approximately 2.4 million citizens of Nevada and nearly 40 million tourists annually. 

For further information: Jennifer Hanson (Las Vegas) 702-402-5252 Karl Walquist (Reno) 775-834-3891