Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada has received a $2.25 million grant from The Engelstad Family Foundation.
“The Engelstad Family Foundation has long been dedicated to helping the people of southern Nevada, and Catholic Charities is thrilled to have their generous support in providing social services to thousands in our growing local communities,” said Patricia Trent Morrissey, president of the charity’s board of trustees.
The grant will support social service programs operated by the charity.
The foundation, managed by the family of the late casino operator Ralph Engelstad, supports a variety of nonprofits and organizations throughout the Las Vegas Valley
“Their commitment to helping all people in Southern Nevada is evident through the diversity of the causes they support. This grant will further this positive impact by benefiting Nevadans through Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada and the service we provide,” Morrissey said.
One of the largest social service nonprofits in the state, Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada offers more than 20 programs that serve the Las Vegas area.