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Dermody Properties Foundation Announces 2012 Grant Recipients

More than $100,000 Donated to Nonprofits Nationwide

The Dermody Properties Foundation has announced its 2012 grant recipients. Among the organizations awarded grants are Northern Nevada Food Bank, Committee to Aid Abused Women, Hub City Senior Center, Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts, The Holland Project, Nevada Opera Foundation, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada and more than 100 other nonprofits in communities across the country. Dermody Properties, one of the nation’s top industrial development firms headquartered in Reno, established the Dermody Properties Foundation in 1988.

“Giving back to our communities is a vital part of Dermody Properties’ mission and philosophy,” said Michael Dermody, Chairman and CEO of Dermody Properties. “We believe it is our responsibility to share our success with the communities in which we do business, and this year we are fortunate to be able to support these worthy organizations.”

The Dermody Properties Foundation is entirely employee directed and is funded by the profits generated by the hard work and dedication of all the employees at Dermody Properties. With a focus on the arts, education and the family, and with a special emphasis on children and the elderly, the Foundation has donated more than $100,000 on average each year to nonprofits and community organizations across the country. People can view the entire list of last year’s grant recipients here.

“Over the last 24 years, the Dermody Properties Foundation has benefitted thousands of families through hundreds of nonprofit organizations,” said Carol Martin, Administrator of the Dermody Properties Foundation. “Each of these organizations goes above and beyond to help those in need, and we are proud to support them.”