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Professional Philanthropy at the Community Level

The Corporate Philanthropy Partners are businesses that recognize the opportunity through a strategic plan of Corporate Social Responsibility to:

  • Improve community for business, employees and their families.
  • Engage employees
  • Increase customer loyalty
  • Protect and enhancing company’s reputation
  • Create opportunities for business innovation and growth

Corporate Philanthropy Partners’ (CPP) semi-annual luncheon meeting.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018
12 noon – 1:30 PM
UNR’s Innevation Center
450 Sinclair Street, Reno
Guest Speaker: Brett L. Simmons, Ph.D
Corporate Philanthropy Partners RSVP to Jessica

Chris Askin, President and CEO of the Community Foundation, will provide an update on the Foundation’s recent work, including impact investing, the Community Foundation’s new Community Housing Land Trust, and affordable housing initiatives. Nick Tscheeker, Director of Community Leadership, will also brief everyone on the launch of the financial abuse initiative.

We are delighted to welcome Dr. Bret Simmons as our guest speaker.

Bret L. Simmons, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Management in the College of Business at the University of Nevada, Reno, where he teaches undergraduate, MBA, and Executive MBA courses in Organizational Behavior, Personal Branding, Social Business, and Evidence-Based Management. He is the organizer of TEDxUniversityofNevada and a dynamic and sought-after national speaker in his own right. We are excited to welcome Dr. Simmons to our CPP luncheon, where he will discuss various aspects of resourceful leadership—sometimes referred to as servant leadership—and the role that support for the community plays in developing resourceful leaders.

Corporate Philanthropy Partners Video Announcement September 2017 on KNPB.

A new Partnership, Engaging Community Philanthropy and Corporate Leadership.
We are building a coalition of the corporate community.
Regional corporations have a unique responsibility, and opportunity, to build a strong community. The Community Foundation helps corporations find effective ways to provide support that is meaningful to them, that positively impacts the community and is a win-win for everyone.

Corporate Philanthropy Partners

Charles Schwab Bank
Chase International
Dickson Realty
EDAWN (Economic Development Agency of Western Nevada)
International Test Solutions
JP Morgan Chase
Nature’s Bakery
NV Energy
Wells Fargo

Corporate Philanthropy Partners come together to make a big impact in Reno and Sparks

Nancy Brown, Charles Schwab Sr. Manager, Community Development

Nancy Brown, Charles Schwab Director, Community Development

We are really working collaboratively and collectively with initiatives to get the largest impact as a community .
Area businesses should be supporting the work of the Community Foundation. It is the social conscience of our community.



Call Ginny Harding-Davis, Chief Advancement Officer, 775-333-5499 to learn about Corporate Philanthropy Partners and how it will benefit your bottom line, your employees, and your community.