Esperanza Fund Established to Support, Strengthen Nevada’s Immigrant Communities

Note: this is a press release copy from September 1, 2020 12 Community-Based Organizations Receive Grants to Assist Immigrant Families; Initial Funding Provided by the Open Society Foundations LAS VEGAS, NEV. — Duncan Lee, a prominent Nevadan and first-generation immigrant, in partnership with the Governor’s Office for New Americans, announces today the recent establishment of […]

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Our Statement on the Death of George Floyd

— We mourn with our community over the senseless death of George Floyd. We condemn, in the strongest of terms, the recent spate of racist attacks and murders against black Americans and other persons of color. The frequency of these tragic events, and the despair and anger we see and hear from our fellow citizens, […]

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The 2020 Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame Scholarship Closes

The scholarship was originally extended from the original deadline of April 3, 2020. Effective for 6 PM Pacific Time, Friday, May 15, 2020, the scholarship is closed. The committee will begin reviewing all scholarship submissions received so far, and will begin contacting applicants in June. Thank you to all who submitted. For any questions, please […]

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Applications for Cox Charities Grants Accepted Through May 31, 2020

Cox Charities, the philanthropic arm of Cox Communications, Las Vegas, in partnership with its fiscal partner Nevada Community Foundation, is pleased to invite local nonprofit organizations to apply for grants during this grant cycle Grants are intended for programs that support one or more of Cox Charities’ philanthropic focus areas including children/families, education/STEAM (Science, Technology, […]

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Nevada COVID-19 Task Force Update April 3, 2020

Nevada COVID-19 Task Force Raises More Than $10 Million in First Week To donate to the fund, please visit this page. Jim Murren, chair of the Nevada COVID-19 Response, Relief and Recovery Task Force, today announced significant progress in the Task Force’s initial fundraising efforts. To date, the Task Force has raised more than $10 […]

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Nevada COVID-19 Task Force Update April 2, 2020

Click here to donate to the fund. Since being formed by Governor Steve Sisolak only a week ago, the Nevada COVID-19 Response, Relief and Recovery Task Force has made significant progress in securing the State’s most urgently needed personal protective equipment (PPE). These supplies include N95 or N95-equivalent masks, surgical gowns, gloves and hand sanitizers.    The PPE delivered to Nevada as of April 2 is […]

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The COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund assists with the State of Nevada’s response, relief and recovery efforts

Last Updated April 16, 2020. The Nevada COVID-19 Response, Relief and Recovery Task Force is a public-private partnership overseen by Gov. Steve Sisolak’s office and the Nevada Health Response Center. The task force will oversee the COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund in partnership with Nevada Community Foundation. The Fund will assist with the State’s response, relief […]

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The Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame Scholarship Delayed Until Further Notice

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the closure of CCSD schools, the 2020 Bill Walters Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame scholarship will continue to accept submissions until further notice. The deadline of April 3, 2020 is no longer in effect. All applications received so far will be considered. Our apologies for the inconvenience. For […]

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