Funding Success

CSN Foundation Partners in Philanthropy

CSN Foundation views philanthropy as collaboration. Your gifts translate into transformation for CSN students. 

The CSN Foundation is proud to highlight donors who have funded and accelerated student success initiatives at CSN. Through your generosity, you are helping advance the CSN’s mission to empower our students and communities to achieve, succeed, and prosper. 

More than Philanthropy

Primary CSN Collaborator:Albert Rodriguez, CSN Facilities

Schneider has been a CSN partner since 2000. For years, Schneider has recruited CSN students directly out of the CSN Air Conditioning Center of Excellence programs. Schneider technology keeps CSN buildings safe, heated, cooled, and sustainable through high efficient systems. In 2020 Schneider and CSN won the Project of the Year. Schneider has opened their suite at the Las Vegas T-Mobile arena for donor thank-you events.  

In 2019, Schneider made a gift of $100,000 to the Betty Engelstad School of Health Sciences on the CSN Henderson campus. The building will open in Fall 2021 and allow CSN to increase the number of health care professionals graduating into the workforce – now more important than ever.  

Chris Collins, VP Systems TransformationDigital Energy Division, Schneider Electric joined the CSN Foundation board in July 2020.  

More than a Donor 

Primary CSN Collaborator: Dr. Federico Zaragoza 

NV Energy has supported CSN students for decades and has built a scholarship endowment of more than $500,000. Earnings on this endowment has allowed many students to attend CSN and lessen or eliminate their college debt.  

In 2019, NV Energy doubled down on their commitment to student success through a $250,000 gift to the Betty Engelstad School of Health Sciences.  

Edgar Patinowho leads Business Optimization and Innovation at NV Energy is a proud CSN alumni and has served on the CSN Foundation board and became Chair in July 2020. 

Other Corporate & Foundation Partners

Nevada State Bank  Engelstad Health Sciences 

MGM Resorts and MGM Resorts Foundation – CSN High School  

CSN Faculty and Staff – Student Emergency Fund 

Cardenas Markets Foundation – Scholarships 

Zavala Family Charitable Fund – Scholarship for Engineering Technology Unmanned Aircraft Associate Degree 

Assistance League of Las Vegas – Scholarship for certificates and gift cards 

Jesse Stuart and Brooke Feder – Student Emergency Fund 

Wells Fargo – Student Emergency Fund 

Schwab Bank – Student Emergency Fund 

AT&T – Jumpstart 

Las Vegas Hospitality Association – CSN HS 

Maria Christine and Paulo Rodriquez – Scholarship 

Key Charitable Trust – Outstanding Student Scholars 

Engelstad Family Foundation 

Esperanza Fund – Open Society Foundation