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Crossley, Lyndsey
Program Officer

Lyndsey Crossley has worked with the Community Foundation since 2013. As Program Officer Lyndsey is the primary relationship manager for 100 Legacy Society members. Her attention to detail and commitment to honor clients’ charitable goals are evident in the careful execution of Legacy fund grants.  As liaison for the Community Foundation nonprofit endowments, Lyndsey is knowledgeable about the sector’s activities and needs. She is a member of the Planned Giving Roundtable of Northern Nevada and serves as a coach to the Community Foundation’s rural affiliate funds – administering their annual grant program and helping to build their endowments. Lyndsey is also the facilitator for the Community Foundation’s Women’s Giving Circle which has made more than $1 million in grants to nonprofits in our region.

Though she spent her childhood in Utah, mining brought her family to Nevada, and she considers it home. Having lived in both rural Nevada and now Reno for over 15 years she is an enthusiast of the diverse charm that the Great Basin has to offer. A 2007 alumna of the University of Nevada, Lyndsey earned her degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in Psychology.

Lyndsey is a passionate advocate for everything our region has to offer and enjoys spending her free time taking in the blossoming arts and culture of the Biggest Little City. As a former employee of the Sierra Arts Foundation, she carries a deep appreciation for the arts and can commonly be found at local galleries, museum openings, and receptions. Lyndsey enjoys exploring the beauty of the Sierra Nevadas and Lake Tahoe.

“I’m honored to be a part of the Community Foundation of Western Nevada, and I very much look forward to helping ensure that Reno continues to thrive.”