Community Foundation of Western Nevada



The Community Foundation of Western Nevada is a nonprofit organization committed to improving the lives of all area residents.


It does this by helping individuals, families and organizations meet their own philanthropic goals and by supporting the community’s nonprofits through our grant making, and endowment building services. It makes giving simple, powerful and personal.




Web Address

www.cfwnv.org/

Social Media Links

Twitter - @chrisaskin2

Community Foundation Background


  

Recent News from Community Foundation of Western Nevada


Reno's housing crisis: it takes a village
Foundation: Community Foundation of Western Nevada

My guide on the tour was Nick Tscheekar, the community engagement officer for the Community Foundation of Western Nevada. He shared how...more

Checking Up on Local Charities
Foundation: Community Foundation of Western Nevada

At the Community Foundation of Western Nevada, program officer Lauren Renda has always worked for non-profits. She wouldn't have it any...more

Discussion to focus on the need for a workforce housing project
Foundation: Community Foundation of Western Nevada

The Community Foundation of Western Nevada is considering building housing on 68 to 93 lots in Churchill County and will offer...more

15 things to do this week in the Reno area
Foundation: Community Foundation of Western Nevada

Share your ideas about how to prevent scams over breakfast with the Community Foundation of Western Nevada. Register for the event...more

Northern Nevada Women and Philanthropy Forum
Foundation: Community Foundation of Western Nevada

The Northern Nevada Women & Philanthropy Forum is designed to bring awareness to the impact that women have on philanthropy--it is a...more

Wealth is Temporary and Transitory, But Impacts Can Touch Eons
Foundation: Community Foundation of Western Nevada, Nevada Community Foundation

The Community Foundation of Western Nevada sponsors an article in Northern Nevada Business News (NNBN) that touches points why wealth is temporary but impacts can leave a long-lasting legacy for...more

Low-Income Dorms Set To Open on Sage Street
Foundation: Community Foundation of Western Nevada

... in Northern Nevada, and will serve low-income community members,” said Margaret Stewart of the Community Foundation of Western...more

Note from the NNBV Publisher: May 2019
Foundation: Community Foundation of Western Nevada

Thank you to all of our NNBV advertisers: Charter Communications, Community Foundation of Western Nevada, First Independent Bank,...more

Geographic Focus

Washoe County, NV

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Social Enterprises: The Key to Protecting Egypt’s Natural Treasures


Social Enterprises: The Key to Protecting Egypt’s Natural Treasures

After marveling at Egypt’s natural heritage sites such as South Sinai and the Red Sea, Iris Boutros, writer at Daily News Egypt, muses on Environment Minister Laila Iskandar’s goals of longer-term environmental agenda by injecting social entrepreneurship as its powerful implementer.


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