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Our Vision & Approach

From $1 Million Collected in 1989 to Managing $300 Million Today

As one of the fastest-growing community foundations in the United States, Nevada Community Foundation’s (NCF) mission is to provide you with a clear and tailored path to philanthropy. We deliver philanthropic alpha, moving beyond traditional grant-making and transactional philanthropy to maximize impact by engaging in innovative and collaborative community investments.

As a philanthropic investment boutique and partner, we guide you every step of the way. Whether you’re a major corporation, a seasoned donor, or a first-time philanthropist.

Discover why Southern Nevada’s leading families and forward-thinking companies choose NCF as their trusted partner:

Unwavering Donor Stewardship

At NCF, we recognize the paramount importance of trust and transparency. That’s why we provide independent, objective oversight, ensuring that the gifts entrusted to us are used exactly as intended by the charities you support. Your peace of mind is our utmost priority.

Preserving Your Charitable Legacy

Our unwavering allegiance is to you, the donor. We are genuinely passionate about your philanthropy. Our primary role is facilitating and safeguarding your charitable wishes, preserving your legacy for generations to come.

Focus On Impact, Not Profit

We concentrate on maximizing the impact of your donation by going beyond traditional grantmaking. We seek innovative solutions that maximize impact. By strategically allocating funds to deliver the most significant social benefit, we ensure that your generosity creates a real and meaningful difference in the lives of those who need it most.

We currently serve more than 150 donors, with funds ranging from a few thousand dollars to tens of millions.

Although most of our products are Donor-Advised Funds, we also offer Corporate Funds, Designated Funds, Scholarship Funds, and Fiscal Agencies, with a solution for every charitable client.

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“I’ve had occasion to work with the team at NCF up close and personal.  They are consummate professionals, dedicated to serving their donors and the Southern Nevada community.”

Phil Satre, Chairman of the Board of Wynn Resorts, Ltd.

By partnering with NCF, donors receive the simplicity and tax advantages of a public charity combined with the personal recognition, involvement, and flexibility of a private foundation. Donors also gain access to the highest level of strategic thinking on ways to meet their communities’ challenges.

We believe in extraordinary service to donors so they can cultivate the joy and positive impact that comes from charitable giving.

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