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The mission of the CSN Foundation is to graduate students debt-free through philanthropy.

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Read about the impact of philanthropy on student success at CSN in the CSN Foundation 2019 Impact Report.

Watch the video CSN High School students made to thank MGM Resorts!

Philanthropy  supports student scholarships, educational programs, excellence in the classroom, facilities and capital improvements. The result of donors’ commitment is more accessible for students, a better trained and more relevant workforce for the community and the perception of CSN as a model institution for higher education in our region.

Learn how you can support CSN's commitment to Students First through philanthropy.

CSN Foundation Board of Trustees

  • Edgar Patino
    Chairman of the Board
  • Terry Shirey
    Vice Chairman of the Board
  • Jeff Cooper
  • Matthew Frazier
  • James York
    Immediate Past Chair
  • J. Chris Collins
    Board Director
  • John Hester
    Board Director
  • Chuck Johnston
    Board Director
  • Laura Lee
    Board Director
  • Sara Lindgren
    Board Director
  • Daniel J. Minella
    Board Director
  • Paul Moffat
    Board Director
  • Michael Purtill
    Board Director
  • Reed Radosevich
    Board Director
  • Marco Robles
    Board Director
  • Lindy Schumacher
    Board Director

Scholarship List

American Culinary Federation Chefs Of Las Vegas
Archaeo-Nevada Society Scholarship
Ascsn Student Government
Augustine “Gus” Rapone Endowed Scholarship
Barbara & Wesley Miller Endowment
Bessie C. Gilmer Scholarship
Borges/ Mahoney Scholarship
Brandi Cherry Endowed Scholarship
Breakthru Beverage Nevada
Brian Sinclair Memorial Endowment
Bruce Marshall Dunn Memorial Endowment
Cardenas Markets
Cisco Live Scholarship
Clark County Medical Society
Community Bank Of Nevada
CRS of Southern Nevada Endowed Scholarship
CSN Floral Advisory Board Endowed Scholarship
Dan & Marie Salik Scholarship Fund
Deborah Groome-peterman Dental Hygiene Endowment
Donald Lewey Endowed Scholarship
Eugene L. Kirshbaum Foundation Veterinary Technology Scholarship
Food & Beverage Directors' Assoc Of Southern Nevada
Forgotten Song Scholarship
Gary & James Simon, Sr. Memorial Scholarship Endowment
Gary E. Elliott Endowment
Gayle Brown Fox - Greater Las Vegas Assoc Of Realtors Memorial      Scholarship
Gene Haas Scholarship
Gina Ward Memorial Scholarship
Grainger Tools For Tomorrow Scholarship
Health plan Of Nevada Science Scholarship
Helen Brickfield Memorial Scholarship
Helen Close Scholarship
HSBC Bank Nevada Endowed Scholarship
IGT Scholarship
Insurance Agents And Brokers Of Nevada Scholarship (Iabns)
Intouch Credit Union
J. Duncan Goodrich Endowed Scholarship
Jackie Fields Scholarship Fund
Jan Marie Barnhurst Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Jay Morrison Music Endowed Scholarship
Jeff Burke Endowed Scholarship
Jim & Kathleen Grace Santor Criminal Justice Scholarship
Joan And Leslie Dunn Endowment
Joe Williams Music Endowed Scholarship
John And Jean Sherwin Charitable and Educational Foundation Scholarship
John Kish Hospitality Endowed Scholarship
Joy Snyder Nursing Scholarship
Julie K Machette Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Justin Bailey Memorial Endowment
Kara Funk Scholarship
Karen Gordon Endowed Scholarship
Kathleen Claire Tamasi Culinary Arts Sch
Kemp Broadcasting/david Wilson Toyota Endowed Scholarship
Ken Goodrich Endowed Scholarship
Larry Paluzzi Scholarship
Las Vegas Hospitality Association
Latino Student Alliance Scholarship
Levy Family Scholarship
Linn Mills Horticulture Scholarship
Lou Gamage Schwager Scholarship
LVHA CSN High School Endowed Scholarship
Mercer Scholarship
Monique Michaels-kuhl Endowed Scholarship
Natural Science Scholarship

Nevada Professional Facility Managers Association Endowed Scholarship
Nevada Society Of Certified Public Accountants
Nevada Society Of Certified Public Accountants – Las Vegas Chapter
North Las Vegas Chamber Of Commerce Foundation Scholarship
NV Energy
Olive Spring Nursing Scholarship
Orville E. Schuette Welding Endowed Scholarship
Paul Laxalt Endowment
Pepsi Scholarship
Rebecca Billings Memorial Fine Arts
Richard Carpenter Scholarship
Robert E. Clark Photography Endowed Scholarship
Russell Anderson Memorial Scholarship
Russell's Restaurant - Customer Appreciation Endowed Scholarship
Shaun Martin Memorial Fund - Lv Branch Ifsea
Southern Nevada Franchised New Car And Truck Endowed Scholarship
Southern Nevada Retired Teachers Assoc.
Southwest Gas Endowment
Steve & Lisa Swisher Scholarship
Telecommunication Professionals Of Nevada
The New Hope Foundation Scholarship
The Zavala Harris Charitable Fund Scholarship
Theo Ella Byrns Nursing Scholarship
Tom And Lynn Wiesner Endowment
USAA Savings Bank
Vincente Rodriguez Memorial Endowed Scholarship
W & E Smith Endowed Scholarship
W. Russell Warner Scholarship
Whalen Group Scholarship
William Kean Endowed Scholarship
Wilma E Motley Endowed Scholarship
Wing & Lilly Fong Scholarship
Youthful Enterprise Endowed Scholarship