i3 | April 02, 2020

CTA Gives Back to the Las Vegas Community

CTA has a long history of supporting programs in Las Vegas that benefit the local community and environment. Here are the donations CTA made to local groups at CES 2020.

  • Green Our Planet was awarded $19,000 to build 20 outdoor garden classrooms (OGCs) for Clark County which will impact 10,000 students and 300 teachers. These OGCs accommodate 35 students and are used to improve STEM education, nutrition and environmental education through outdoor learning. For the last five years, CTA has contributed $123,000 to help build 36 OGCs, impacting over 30,000 Clark County students. CTA is one of Green Our Planet's largest donor.
  • Touro University Nevada was awarded $15,000 to install a solar-powered outdoor charging workstation that is open to students and staff seven days a week and is ADA compliant. Since CES 2015, CTA has granted Touro University a total of $52,000 for campus upgrade projects.
  • University of Neva, Las Vegas Foundation was awarded $20,000 to support UNLV's Team Las Vegas participation in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2020 competition. The grant is to obtain smart and green home equipment, appliances and devices. The competition challenges collegiate teams to design, build and operate solar-powered houses that are energy efficient. UNLV is one of 11 universities world-wide chosen to compete in the 2020 event and will have its smart home, named Mojave Bloom, on display at the Solar Decathlon Community Exhibition in Las Vegas an at the 2020 Solar Decathlon event, held at the National Mall in Washington, D.C. this summer.
  • The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) was awarded $25,000 to be directed to the LVCC Customer Safety department for emergency response training and equipment. CTA also made this donation CES 2019.
  • The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Foundation (LVMPDF) was awarded $150,000 for their Reality Based Training Center. CTA also contributed $50,000 to the LVMPDF at CES 2018 following the Las Vegas tragedy on October 1, 2017. CTA will have naming right to one of the installations at the new center. 

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