$566,510 Awarded to 109 Local High School Graduates!

109 local graduates have received scholarships thanks to the generosity of donors and funders in North Tahoe-Truckee, CA. Together, we more than DOUBLED the dollars we awarded!

May 30, 2018 in Non Profit by

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Community Changemaker: Scott Ryan

If you ask around about the beginning of Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation, there are those who say that Scott Ryan was the very first community donor that TTCF ever received a check from. Scott let us interview him to share his story as part of our 20 Year Anniversary celebrating Community Changemakers.

April 25, 2018 in Non Profit by

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Queen of Hearts grants the gift of music to local students

A hands-on arts program for a young person can be transforming and empowering. All kids, no matter the circumstances, should have equal access and exposure to the arts. Here is how the Queen of Hearts Fund voted to support this cause.

March 30, 2018 in Queen of Hearts Fund by

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New Podcast: The story of Kings Beach and its Community Changemakers

Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation CEO, Stacy Caldwell, sat down for a truly fantastic conversation with three people at the center of the revitalization of Kings Beach. In this podcast we hear how one tiny Lake Tahoe community pulled together to find an authentic identity based on shared values.

March 21, 2018 in Non Profit by

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Celebrating 20 Years Serving North Tahoe – Truckee

It all started with a phone call. Just over twenty years ago, an attorney for William Hewlett, co-founder of Hewlett Packard, reached out to local attorney, Jim Porter, with a visionary idea. This year, Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation celebrates our 20 Year Anniversary.

January 30, 2018 in Non Profit by

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Big wins for housing in Tahoe – Truckee

The week of January 8th saw some big wins for housing in the North Tahoe – Truckee region. The Mountain Housing Council voted unanimously to pass a policy recommendation that expands the definition of affordable housing, and Truckee and Placer County move forward to bring 56-units of affordable housing to Truckee.

January 24, 2018 in Non Profit by

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Queen of Hearts Awards $60,000 to local nonprofits

The Queen of Hearts Women’s Fund closed 2017 with a whole lot of generosity! From answering the wishlists of 69 local senior citizens to granting $60,000 to regional nonprofits, supporters of TTCF’s Women’s Fund know how to make the holidays brighter!

January 24, 2018 in Queen of Hearts Fund by

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Give Back Tahoe Giving Season raises over half a million dollars for local nonprofits!

The Give Back Tahoe Giving Season helped infuse $501,820 into the North Tahoe – Truckee community. Give Back Tahoe measures the impact that is possible when our community members give locally to the nonprofits that make this region such an amazing place to live and play. In four years, we’ve raised over $1.36 million thanks to you!

January 24, 2018 in Give Back Tahoe, Non Profit by

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TTCF welcomes Mike Livak as new Chief Financial Officer

Mike Livak has been a community member for twenty-five years and brings over twenty years of senior management to the role as TTCF CFO. TTCF is happy to welcome Mike to the team.

January 17, 2018 in Non Profit by

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Nonprofits and Foundations set to lose on Tax Bill

The Chronicle of Philanthropy outlines the policy provisions in the new tax bill that will affect the nonprofit sector and potentially cost it and the communities it serves billions of dollars annually.

December 26, 2017 in Non Profit by

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