2016 Financial Partners

To support our mission, Sierra Nevada Journeys relies on the generous support of our financial partners. We are grateful to the partners listed below for supporting us in our quest to improve science education, encourage critical thinking skills and foster natural resource stewardship.

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The California Endowment


$50,000 - $249,999

Nevada Division of Environmental Protection

Sierra Health Foundation

Truckee River Fund at Community Foundation of Western Nevada

United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra


$10,000 - $49,999

American Forest Foundation - Project Learning Tree

Community Foundation of Western Nevada

Estelle J. Kelsey Foundation

Helen Close Charitable Foundation

Nell J. Redfield Foundation

Nevada Division of Forestry

Nevada Mining Association

NV Energy Foundation

PPG Industries, Inc.

Reno Rotary Foundation

Roxie and Joseph Azad Foundation

Sandra A. Daugherty Foundation

Stillwater Foundation

Terry Lee Wells Foundation

Truckee Meadows Water Authority

Walmart Foundation

William G. McGowan Charitable Fund


$5,000 - $9,999

Carlson Family Foundation

John Ben Snow Memorial Trust

Jonna AuCoin

Marshall R. Matley Foundation

Minnie B. Leonette Foundation

Richard and Claire Mueller

Robert Z. Hawkins Foundation

Susanne and Gloria Young Foundation

Trout Unlimited - Sagebrush Chapter

Union Pacific Foundation

Verizon Foundation


$1,000 - $4,999

Bob and Carol Petersen

Carol and John Whiteside

Carson Water Subconservancy District

Catamount Fund, LTD

Dave Stockman

Dollar General Literacy Foundation

Eaton and Kate Dunkelberger

EBARA International Corporation

Enterprise Holdings Foundation

Gail Aldrich

Gorelick Real Estate Advisors

IQ Technology Solutions

Jane Grossman and Brad Rassler

John Scire

Mark and Mona Burrell

Mark and Sharon Owen

New Belgium Brewing Company

Renown Health Foundation

Richard and Susan Gobbs

Rocky and Gail Deal

Scott Yarnes

Seaver Institute

Shane Tucker and Marsha Baird

Sohn Family

State of Nevada Commission on Construction Education

Terry Beaty and Anne Mehringer

TJX Foundation

University of Nevada, Reno

Washoe County School District

Wild Sheep Foundation


$250 - $999

Adam and Kate Hermon

Alpine Insurance

Brady Family Trust

Brett Bruyere

Brian Browder

Daniel and Susan Sorensen

David Gordon

David Henselman

Eric and Kathryn Stein

Greg Bortolin

Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

James Ambrose

Jason Lewis

Johanna DeKay

Karen Senger

Kristin Szabo

Megan and Brian Duggan

Peter and Evelyn Dunkelberger

Robert Eaton and James McPherson

Schettler, Macy and Associates, LLC

The Lemelson Foundation

The Steve Snyder and Faye Orton Snyder Charitable Fund

Tim Ortez


$10 - $249

Adams Family

Adams Family

Anderson Family

Azar Family

Barber Family

Barringer Family

Bennett Family

Black Family

Carors Family

Castronova Family

Champagne Family

Colley Family

Collins Family

Cotton Family

Culbert Family

Current Family

DeBarger Family

DeKay Family

Detton Family

Doenges Family

Duffy Family

Dugan Family

Durrer Family

Eigenman Family

English Family

Finley Family

Gardner Family

Gediman Family

George Family

Gorelick Family

Harsin Family

Hartwig Family

Hinitz Family

Holt Family

Hoschak Family

Huff Family

Jaffe Family

Jilot Family

Johnson Family

Kardash Family

Kelly Family

Kunde Family

Mercuris Family

Miller Family

Miller Family

Moll Family

Morgan Family

Mueller Family

Nance Family

Oakwood Family

Packham Family

Padovan Family

Palmore Family

Platz Family

Pratt Family

Richter Family

Smith Family

Sogar Family

Sorensen Family

Stevens Family

Stigall Family

Taormino Family

Thompson Family

Van Brunt Family

Van Grouw Family

Vestbie Family

Villanueva Family

Weintraub Family

Young Family

Zolina Family

Amazon Smiles

Amelia Gulling

Amy Rowan

Arianne Sorreta

Barrie and Julianna Graham

Becky Contos

Becky Lubbe

Carl and Robin Treseder

Carrie L. Anderson

Catherine Leon

Charlie Dodson

Christine and Tristan Armstrong

Deanna Ackerman

Debra Deming

Donohue Family

Drew Ballingham

Elizabeth Padovan

Ellen Allman

Emilie Reafs and Chris Rollison

Gene and Sharon Conklin

George and Carole Hess

Gregory Stanphill

Jahaziel Aguilar

James Graham

James and Nancy Steckley

James and Evelyn Whitehead

Jeffrey Erdoes

Jenna Herzog

Jerry and Jan Zebrack

Jill Alger

Joe Silveria

John and Carol Duggan

John Moran

Julie Thoreson

Kelley Downs

Kelly and Rick Hamburger

Ken and Judy Worman

Krista Moore

Kurt Neddenriep

Leroy Bergstrom

Leslie Medeiros

Linda Clift

Margaret Morneau

Marilynn Cebe

Marlys Pryor

Matthew and Love Zubiller

Meighan Wilson

Michelle Herzbrun

Ms. Melissa Pursel

Naomi Morgan

Natalie Rawls

Pam Lai

Patrick Tynan

Paul and Laurie Gray

Paul Tebbel

Peter and Lynda Paffrath

Razor Family Trust

Richard Bruno

Richard Loveall

Rieko Shimbo

Ryan Overhauser

Samuel and Terri Parks

Sarah Barnes

Sasha Severance

Scoti Gower

Sean Hill and Sarah Gobbs-Hill

Shawn Sullivan

Shayna Liberman

Steven Kluge

Tabitha Maher

Teva and Joe Hopper

Thomas Beidle

Timothy and Joelle Jay

Tom and Sherry Grundy

Tory Engros

Trev Rogers

Trista Gomez

Ty and Abbi Whitaker

William Buttram



Downey Brand, LLP

Jennifer McGuire


Rotary Club of Portola