NV Energy Foundation to donate $30K to nonprofits
RENO, Nev. — The NV Energy Foundation invites all eligible Nevada nonprofits with programs that support environmental sustainability and stewardship — including organizations that foster and protect restoration of wildlife and natural resources — to apply for the third NV Energy Foundation Power of Good Giveaway.
According to the foundation, which is maintained by NV Energy, nonprofits can apply for a chance to win part of $30,000 — $15,000 in Southern Nevada or $15,000 in Northern Nevada.
First-place winners will be given $10,000, second place $3,000 and third place $2,000 for both markets.
The application process closes August 24 at 11:59 p.m. Official contest voting will take place Sept. 25-28, with winners being announced by Oct. 5.
All eligible nonprofits in NV Energy’s service territory are encouraged to apply by visiting this link.
To qualify, an applicant’s ranch or farm must have belonged to his or her family for at least 100 years and must be a working ranch or farm with a minimum of 160 acres. Operations with fewer than 160 acres must have gross yearly sales of at least $1,000.