GNCU Awards iPad

GNCU Donates $1K and iPad Prize to Foundation
Posted on 11/16/2021
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GNCU Donates $1K and iPad Prize to Foundation, CHS Teacher Wins for Payroll Deduction Contributions

The Carson City School District, on behalf of the Carson City Schools Foundation (CCSF), is pleased to accept a generous $1,000 donation from Greater Nevada Credit Union to support student learning. Additionally, the foundation announced Gary Casselman, Discovery Science teacher at Carson High School, as the winner of the foundation’s drawing for payroll deduction donations. GNCU sponsored the drawing and graciously provided the prize, an iPad and keyboard.

Casselman’s name was drawn from the names of more than 100 school district employees. The foundation hosted the drawing as a way to reward school district contributors who regularly donate (every paycheck) through payroll deductions. Funding from donations

School District employees can support the CCSF with an ongoing contribution via Payroll Deduction. Individuals and organizations are also able to make a one-time donation using a credit card. To make a one-time donation, or for more information, please visit

District employees interested in making a payroll donation should obtain a Payroll Deduction Form from their site office manager. Ending the deduction can be done at any time by contacting the Carson City School District Payroll Department. If every district employee contributed just $1 per pay period, the district could raise more than $23,000 per year.

Each semester, the Foundation gives back to educators and students alike. For the 2020-2021 school year, the foundation awarded five (5) student aid grants, twenty (20) $200 mini-grants and a total of five (5) $2,000 grants for a department and school or grade-level project(s).

CCSF is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting community involvement and investment in the public schools of Carson City. This project is one of the many results of the “Empower Carson City 2022″ Strategic Plan – a five-year strategic plan for extraordinary schools built by the community of Carson City.

CCSF was created to increase student achievement through philanthropic investment and involvement. Established by the Carson City School District’s Board of Trustees, the foundation promotes education programs that traditional funding sources may not be able to reach.

For more information about the CCSF, please visit To make a contribution with your credit card, go to To view an informational video, please click here.