EIN 88-0370179

Community Foundation of Western Nevada (CFWN)

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
17
City
State
Year formed
1998
Most recent tax filings
2019-12-01
NTEE code, primary
Description
The Community Foundation of Western Nevada is established to strengthen communities in our region through leadership and philanthropy by connecting people who care with causes that matter.
Total revenues
$15,549,417
2019
Total expenses
$14,901,607
2019
Total assets
$118,714,753
2019
Num. employees
17
2019

Program areas at CFWN

The Community Foundation of Western Nevada strengthens the northern and western Nevada region by encouraging philanthropy in the form of: donor advised funds that make grants to local charities, scholarship funds, endowments for charitable organizations and charitable bequests to benefit our communities.

Grants made by CFWN

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Volunteers of America Northern California and Northern NevadaIn Recognition of the Shelter From the Storm Fundraiser$3,386,636
Foundation For Excellence at Woodland Christian SchoolsOur Future Is Now Campaign$2,500,000
The Nature Conservancy#227 Truckee River Watershed - Phase 2$578,100
...and 128 more grants made totalling $11,843,242

Who funds Community Foundation of Western Nevada (CFWN)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Jewish Communal FundGeneral Support$242,893
Rotary Club of Reno Central Charitable FoundationScholarships$35,610
Orange County Community Foundation (OCCF)Community Improvement & Development$35,000
...and 8 more grants received

Personnel at CFWN

NameTitleCompensation
Chris AskinPresident and Chief Executive Officer$162,446
Melissa TschanzChief Financial Officer$98,972
Leslie DaaneBoard Treasurer , Finance Committee Chair , Executive Committee / Treasurer , Trustee$0
James PfrommerBoard Chair$0
Teresa MentzerBoard Vice Chair$0
...and 1 more key personnel

Financials for CFWN

RevenuesFYE 12/2019
Total grants, contributions, etc.$11,697,007
Program services$938,958
Investment income and dividends$2,118,621
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$277,670
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$517,161
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$15,549,417

Form 990s for CFWN

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-122021-03-31990View PDF
2018-122020-01-24990View PDF
2017-122018-12-22990View PDF
2016-122018-01-18990View PDF
2015-122017-01-20990View PDF
...and 7 more Form 990s
Data update history
August 3, 2022
Received grants
Identified 5 new grant, including a grant for $25,000 from Helen Close Charitable Foundation
July 19, 2022
Updated personnel
Identified 1 new personnel
July 8, 2022
Used new vendors
Identified 2 new vendors, including , and
September 22, 2021
Received grants
Identified 6 new grant, including a grant for $242,893 from Jewish Communal Fund
August 23, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
Nonprofit Types
Grantmaking organizationsCommunity foundationsCharities
Issues
Community improvement
Characteristics
Operates donor advised fundsProvides grantsLobbyingOperates internationallyState / local levelEndowed supportProvides scholarshipsTax deductible donations
General information
Address
50 Washington St No 300
Reno, NV 89503
Metro area
Reno, NV
County
Washoe County, NV
Website URL
nevadafund.org/ 
Phone
(775) 333-5499
Facebook page
nevadafund 
IRS details
EIN
88-0370179
Fiscal year end
December
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1998
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
T31: Community Foundations
NAICS code, primary
813211: Grantmaking Foundations
Parent/child status
Independent
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