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Professional Philanthropy at the Community Level

Forging Partnerships and Driving Initiatives to Solve Local Issues

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 enhance the company’s reputation
  • Create opportunities for business innovation and growth

Partnership, Engaging Community Philanthropy and Corporate Leadership in 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, which positively impacts the community and is a win-win for everyone.

Learn More About the Corporate Philanthropy Partners' Impact

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Contact Shari Netzel, Vice President of Donor Relations

Learn more about the Corporate Philanthropy Partners and how it will benefit your bottom line, your employees, and your community.

Email ShariCall 775-333-5499 Ext. 140

Corporate Philanthropy Partners

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Corporate Philanthropy Partner Stories

Work Ethic and Technology Set Aspen Earthworks and owner Ryan Dustin Apart

December 12, 2022

The newest member of the Corporate Philanthropy Partners program, now coming up on two years, is Aspen Earthworks, owned and operated by Ryan Dustin.

Corporate Philanthropy Spotlight: Susan Lowe and Chase International

October 21, 2022

One company. One heart. One planet. That is the company motto for Chase International, a real estate company based in Reno with 14...

Corporate Philanthropy Spotlight: Estipona Group

September 15, 2022

Having recently celebrated 29 years in business, The Estipona Group now boasts 12 employees, including founder and CEO Edward Estipona. Learn about the heart behind the Estipona Group and the many ways they give back to our community.

Entertain Your Curiosity with PBS Reno

August 26, 2022

PBS Reno is a staple in our community and one of the Community Foundation's Corporate Philanthropy Partners. President and CEO Kurt Mische shares how COVID-19 impacted PBS and the importance of staying connected with the community.

Corporate Philanthropy Partners Spotlight: Constantly Learning, Going Above and Beyond and Cultivating Relationships are Hallmarks of Dickson Realty

July 28, 2022

One of the leading full-service real estate companies in the area is Dickson Realty, having been in business 49 years. Leading the company is Beau Keenan, who has been a realtor, manager and now president/co-owner for the past 10 years.

Corporate Philanthropy Partners Spotlight: EDAWN on Job Growth, Diversifying Our Economy, and Impacting Quality of Life

June 23, 2022

EDAWN, short for the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada, is a nonprofit organization formed in 1983 that works in partnership with...

Corporate Philanthropy Partners Spotlight: Raley's Vision and Purpose

April 29, 2022

Raley’s goal has been much more than just being your friendly, local grocery chain. This family-owned, purpose-driven company was founded almost 90 years ago (1935), and Raley’s has been serving California and Northern Nevada ever since. Raley’s is a member of the Community Foundation’s Corporate Philanthropy Partners, through which area businesses can make an impact on regional issues.

Corporate Philanthropy Partners Spotlight: Duraflex and CEO Mark Pyatt Dive into the Community Foundation

March 21, 2022

Duraflex is the "world champion" of diving boards -- and a vital quality-of-life champion in our region through the Community Foundation's Corporate Philanthropy Partner program.

Corporate Philanthropy Spotlight: Amada Senior Care

February 03, 2022

A vital Corporate Philanthropy Partner, Amada Senior Care in Reno helps seniors stay in their own homes and provides in-home care with comprehensive, non-medical care and companionship.

The Atlantis: Involved and Engaged with Our Community Through Corporate Philanthropy Partners

November 01, 2021

Heather Kinnear, Director of HR, Atlantis Casino Resort Spa By Jamie Klund, Development and Grants Officer There’s never any down time in Heather Kinnear’s...

Atlantis Creates Award of Excellence Scholarship for Employees’ Families

May 17, 2019

Corporate Philanthropy Partner Atlantis Resort Casino Spa created a scholarship at the Community Foundation to encourage employees' children and grandchildren to attend...

"NewsBrief" links

May 05, 2019

Keeping you up to speed with timely information and communication between Corporate Philanthropy Partners Corporate Philanthropy Partners NewsBrief e-newsletter is published several times...

Briefly: Corporate Philanthropy Takes a Front Row Seat at Raley's

February 07, 2019

By Becca Whitman Raley's Community Relations Manager Philanthropy has been a cornerstone at Raley's since the very beginning. In looking at Raley's...

CMG Financial Joins Corporate Philanthropy Partners

February 05, 2019

One of the leading and most innovative mortgage lenders in the country, CMG Financial, has joined the CPP program. CMG Financial has...

Atlantis Casino Resort Spa - Local Philanthropy and Volunteerism are Team Values

December 05, 2018

Briefly By Teresa Drew, Monarch Casino & Resort Through Atlantis' Corporate Charitable Giving Program, we contribute to organizations that build stronger communities. Our philanthropy...

Renown Health: Community Collaborations Help Us Reach Shared Goals

April 18, 2018

Briefly By Sy Johnson, MBA, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Renown Health Renown Health is honored to be one of the...

KNPB's important role in business and philanthropic communities

January 18, 2018

Briefly by Kurt Mische, CEO,  KNPB As the region’s PBS member station, KNPB plays an important role in the business and philanthropic...

Cory Hunt, Governor's Office of Economic Development Meets with Corporate Philanthropy Partners

January 17, 2018

The Corporate Philanthropy Partners met on December 7 to learn about the progress of the Community Foundation initiative and hear Cory Hunt,...

Corporate Philanthropy as a Catalyst for Change

November 17, 2017

Briefly Nancy Brown, Charles Schwab Sr. Manager, Community Development[/caption] By Nancy Brown, Director of Community Development, Charles Schwab Bank Charles Schwab Bank’s philanthropy...

NV Energy Powerful Partnership Scholarship Demonstrates Commitment to Community.

August 25, 2017

The Power of Good At NV Energy the power of good is always on. One of the key ways NV Energy delivers good...

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

Thank you Corporate Philanthropy Partners
Nancy Brown, Charles Schwab Sr. Manager, 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.”

- Nancy Brown, Charles Schwab Sr. Manager, Community Development