RENO, Nev., Aug 4, 2003 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Seventeen Reno area organizations
recently received grants from the U.S. Bancorp Foundation.
The grants, totaling $88,550 were awarded to:
-- Affordable Housing Resource Council to support operational
-- Nevada Museum of Art to support the Scholastic Art Awards;
-- Nevada Humanities Council to support the Young Chautauqua
-- Reno Film Festival to provide operational support;
-- VSA Arts of Nevada to support VSA programming;
-- Desert Research Institute to support the capital campaign;
-- Children's Museum of Northern Nevada to support the Moneyville
-- United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra to support the
annual United Way campaign;
-- Citizens for Affordable Homes to support the Disabled
Assistance Program and Rental Assistance Program;
-- Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) to provide
operational support for Philanthropy Day;
-- Sierra Philharmonic League to support the Pops in the Park
-- Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts to support youth
-- Churchill Arts Council to support operational expenses;
-- Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Nevada to support operational
-- Education Collaborative to support the Agnes Risley Elementary
School partner in education program;
-- Nevada Opera Association to support the "Viva Kids!" program;
-- KNPB Channel 5 Public Broadcasting to support "News Hour with
Jim Lehrer" and the "TeacherLine."
U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB), with assets of $195 billion, is the 8th largest
financial services holding company in the United States. The company operates
2,199 banking offices and 4,575 ATMs, and provides a comprehensive line of
banking, brokerage, insurance, investment, mortgage, trust and payment services
products to consumers, businesses and institutions. U.S. Bancorp is home of the
Five Star Service Guarantee which assures customers of certain key banking
benefits and services or customers will be paid for their inconvenience. U.S.
Bancorp is the parent company of U.S. Bank. Visit U.S. Bancorp on the web at
SOURCE: U.S. Bancorp
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