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Community Foundation of Elko - a lasting charitable resource.

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The Community Foundation of Elko County – a lasting way to support the region you love.

The Community Foundation of Elko County is an affiliate fund of the Community Foundation of Western Nevada. It was established to create an unrestricted charitable endowment for the benefit of Elko County. A committee of local residents will recommend grants from invested earnings of the fund.

The Community Foundation of Elko County encourages:

  • Leadership to unite residents with a long-term vision for a vibrant community.
  • Philanthropy to provide financial resources for future community needs.
  • A  sense of belonging to and responsibility for the community you love.

Ways to Give

Talk with your Financial Advisor:
Financial Advisors in Elko County who have worked closely with the Community Foundation are included in the Professional Advisor Council. Your advisor is welcome to call The Community Foundation of Western Nevada 775-333-5499, with questions about charitable gift planning options that will benefit your specific situation.

Workplace Giving: Give a small amount to the permanently endowed Elko County Community Foundation with each paycheck. Regular contributions add up, and will become part of the grant distributions from the fund. Call Katie Neddenriep at 775-934-3971  for more information.

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Tami and Reece Keener, Legacy Donors, invite you to join them.

Bequests:  Consider your community as one of your heirs. Leave a bequest to the Elko County Community Foundation and give back to the hometown that has been so good to you.  Talk with your Attorney about writing in a gift for a percentage of your estate.

We recommend the following language:
I hereby give, devise and bequeath ____ percent (___%) of my total estate, determined as of the date of my death, to the Community Foundation of Elko County an affiliate fund of the Community Foundation Western Nevada, a nonprofit organization located at 50 Washington St., Suite 300, Reno, NV, 89503, Federal Tax ID #88-0370179 for Community Foundation of Elko County’s charitable purposes.

More Bequest language can be found here. 

Gifts of real estate and real property, life insurance policies, retirement income distributions, appreciated stocks, and of course, cash are welcomed. Call Katie Neddenriep, 775-934-3971.