The Notes: Philanthropy, May 6, 2024

Mon, May 6, 2024 (2 a.m.)

Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican, a faith-based, nonprofit hospital system, is awarding more than $372,024 in Community Health Improvement Grants to eight Southern Nevada nonprofit collaborations. Organizations selected to receive grants include: Research, Education and Access for Community Health ($100,000), Jewish Family Service Agency ($88,000), Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada ($50,000) Brooke’s Good Deeds ($38,400), Roseman University of Health Sciences, College of Pharmacy ($30,000), Living Grace Homes ($23,071), CARE Chest ($22,553) and Nevada Future of Nursing FON Action Coalition ($20,000

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada awarded funding for the Vegas Strong Resiliency Center to expand its services to survivors of violent crime and to be available to assist in future mass violence incidents. The center has officially been renamed the Resiliency & Justice Center.

The Supreme Court of Nevada Law Library was awarded a $75,000 Library Services and Technology Act Last Chance Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, administered by the Nevada State Library, Archives and Public Records. The library completed the grant project in October and used 100% of the funds to translate more than 65 self-help standardized family law, protective order, divorce and custody forms into Spanish, Mandarin, Tagalog and Vietnamese to ensure self-represented litigants of limited English proficiency have equal access to the courts.

Arizona Charlie’s Decatur, 740 S. Decatur Blvd., and Arizona Charlie’s Boulder, 4575 Boulder Highway, donated more than 140 meals to the Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority as part of the 12th annual “Feed-A-Family” charitable initiative.

Rebuilding Together Southern Nevada will be able to provide water heater replacement to more low-income Southern Nevadans thanks to assistance from Silver State Plumbing. The company recently donated 10 water heaters, which RTSN will install for several residents at zero cost to the homeowner.

Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada welcomes Joan Blair as the newest addition to its board of directors. As controller at the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance, Blair oversees financial and investment strategies, ensuring operational efficiency within budgetary constraints and sustainable funding for future growth of the public-private partnership that helps to diversify and strengthen the area’s economy.

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This story appeared in Las Vegas Weekly.

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