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Depoali Memorial Fund Grant Application

In a 2003 Sparks High graduation speech, Kendyl exemplified her faith in the potential of the Washoe County School District and its students.  Public education allows us to frame our own futures to choose what those futures will be regardless of gender, skin color, disability, or wealth. Public education is the great opener of doors, […]

Community Fund Grants 2020 Letter of Intent Announcement

The Community Foundation of Western Nevada Community Fund 2020 grant cycle is open. Letters of Intent from Northern Nevada nonprofits will be accepted until noon on October 31, 2019. LOI Online Form The following focus areas have been set for the 2020 Community Fund Grant cycle: Educational programming for arts and culture and/or literacy for […]

Jim Pfrommer is Chair of the Community Foundation Board.

James L. Pfrommer Award for Extraordinary Volunteerism Nomination

Jim Pfrommer lived his life following Santa Clara University’s motto of the 3 C’s:  Competence, Conscience, and Compassion. He also exemplified the Community Foundation of Western Nevada’s mission of “Connecting people who care with causes that matter,” in both his professional and personal life. Jim served on the Community Foundation board from 2008-2019 and acted […]