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NV Energy contributes $5.4 million to Nevada nonprofits in 2013

By ThisIsReno

NV EnergyEmployees Volunteer 44,000 Hours to Community Causes

NV Energy and its charitable foundation gave approximately $5.4 million last year to support nearly 500 nonprofit organizations statewide. These contributions were funded by the company, not its customers.

NV Energy provides funds to local nonprofit organizations that support public education, environmental protection, youth development, arts and multi-cultural outreach, and health and human services.
Standing behind NV Energy’s philanthropic commitment were its employees who volunteered 44,830 hours of their time to help nonprofits statewide.

“Our role in the community goes far beyond keeping the lights on,” said Tony Sanchez, senior vice president of government and community strategy for NV Energy. “Our company and our employees take tremendous pride in helping make a positive difference in Nevada through both our philanthropic and volunteer efforts.”

Grants and sponsorships were given to 228 nonprofit organizations in northern Nevada, including the University of Nevada, Reno, Foundation, The Nature Conservancy, Boy Scouts of America Nevada Area Council, Nevada STEM Coalition and the Food Bank of Northern Nevada. In southern Nevada, grants and sponsorships went to 269 nonprofits including the UNLV, CSN and Nevada State College Foundations, the Clark County School District Public Education Foundation, Teach for America, The Smith Center for Performing Arts, and the American Red Cross of Southern Nevada

For more information please visit nvenergy.com/community.