Podcast: The Evolution of Grantmaking

In 20 years, our donors and collaborative funders have helped TTCF grant over $26 million to local nonprofits and through scholarships. In this podcast, we interview three people with distinct perspectives on what grantmaking and community foundations mean to the nonprofits and people in a small, rural community.

February 28, 2019 in Give Back Tahoe, Non Profit by

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Innovative Social Venture Tackling Housing Shortage Launched at Third Annual Mountain Ventures Summit

Entrepreneurs from mountain communities across the country are gathering over the next three days at Mountain Ventures Summit (MVS). Participants share ideas and envision a future for their regions on topics including sustainable recreation, housing, innovation, and investment. One of today’s presentations holds promise for the future of housing for the full-time families and workforce in mountain towns with the launch of Landing, a web-based housing matching program.

February 27, 2019 in Non Profit by

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44 Local Nonprofits Awarded a Total of $333,855 in Grants

The 2018 community grant cycle seeks to award local nonprofits with much needed funds. We are excited to share that we had another successful year and many nonprofits received mission-driven, unrestricted funding.

January 28, 2019 in Non Profit by

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Community Raises $365,064 in Give Back Tahoe Giving Season

Thank you to all of our community members who rallied around our local nonprofits this past Give Back Tahoe Giving Season!! It was an incredible way to end the year and start the next for our organizations. Find out more.

January 28, 2019 in Give Back Tahoe by

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Women and Girls in Local Philanthropy

According to a recent study at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, women are at the forefront of philanthropic engagement and impact. TTCF recently sat down with representatives of our very own Queen of Hearts Women’s Fund to discuss what this means locally. The fund then awarded its annual $60,000 grant cycle.

December 27, 2018 in Queen of Hearts Fund by

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2018 Give Back Tahoe Giving Season

November 27th-December 31st, give back to the place you love! The Give Back Tahoe Giving Season is the perfect opportunity to learn about causes and nonprofits that help make North Tahoe-Truckee an extraordinary place to play, live, and visit. Visit www.givebacktahoe.org to give now!

November 26, 2018 in Give Back Tahoe, Non Profit by

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Vail Resorts Makes Strides in Climate Action

As communities in the western United States face the profound and frightening impacts of climate change, we are grateful to Vail Resorts who has made their Commitment to Zero (emissions) a top priority. We are happy to share their two major announcements this week!

November 14, 2018 in Non Profit by

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How to Help Victims of the Camp Fire

TTCF strongly encourages people interested in donating to Camp Fire evacuees to donate to North Valley Community Foundation. You can also consider opening your home to displaced community members on airbnb open homes. Find out how.

November 13, 2018 in Non Profit by

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The Potential of Biomass to Diversify Local Economies

Re-envisioning fuels, forest management, and rural economies could have serious implications on the health of our Sierra Nevada communities. The Loyalton Biomass Facility is doing just that.

October 24, 2018 in Non Profit by

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On the Verge Leadership Training Completes with Final Project: [dis]connect

The On the Verge Leadership training program supports our nonprofit professionals in fields that experience particularly high levels of turnover and burn out. In order to ensure that our region’s families receive the greatest level of support, this program supports the development and growth of the nonprofits and individuals who work for them.

September 28, 2018 in Community Collaborative, Non Profit by

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