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Community Foundation of Northern Nevada

The Community Foundation of Northern Nevada was established in 1998 as the Community Foundation of Western Nevada and was renamed in 2020. The Foundation is based in Reno, Nevada, and strives to strengthen Northern Nevada communities.

Regions: The Foundation serves communities in Northern Nevada. The Foundation also supports an affiliate fund for rural Elko County.

Issues Supported: The Foundation’s grantmaking supports arts and culture, community development, education, family services, and health and human services.

Grant Process and Application: Find out more about open grant proposal requests by visiting the Foundation website. For more information, contact the Foundation by phone at 775-333-5499 or by email at

Grant-Making Per Year: In 2020, the Foundation provided grants in the amount of $10.4 million.

Recovery and Supportive Housing Grantee Example: The Ridge House is a grantee based in Reno, Nevada, serving partially rural Washoe County. The Ridge House offers transitional housing and therapeutic services for individuals transitioning from incarceration and struggling with substance use disorders.

Nevada Opioid Settlement Funds

Total Settlement Funds in Nevada

  • Total $284 million: $231 from distributors, $53 million from Johnson & Johnson

Fund Distribution

  • 43.86% to the state
  • 56.07% to local governments


  • Funds from three distributors will be paid over 18 years
  • Funds from Johnson & Johnson will be paid by the end of 2022
  • Payments began in April 2022

Application Process

  • Not established

Spending So Far

  • NA

Key Contacts

  • Nevada Office of the Attorney General Aaron Ford,

Key Links

How About Your County?

To get a quick overview of the resources available in your county, including gaps that may need to be addressed, visit the Recovery Ecosystem Index Map developed through a partnership between the Fletcher Group Rural Center Of Excellence, the NORC Walsh Center at the University of Chicago, and East Tennessee State University.

This web page is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $13.7 million with 0% financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government.