North Tahoe-Truckee Receives Significant Grant for Behavioral Health Services

TTCF is honored to partner with the Katz Amsterdam Foundation on developing a strategic plan for our regional mental health services. The most recent grant of $160,500 will make a significant difference for our local residents.

December 21, 2019 in Donors Stories & Info, News & Research by

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Second Homeowner Opens Educational Pathways for Young People

Inspired by her neighbors’ generosity, a second homeowner developed a set of Impact Scholarships to support first generation college students pursue their dreams!

June 27, 2019 in Donors Stories & Info, Scholarships by

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Leaving a Legacy: “Let’s Bet On Youth” Golf Tournament Opens 2019 Season on May 16th

The EJ Tegner “Let’s Bet on Youth” Foundation’s mission is to bring golf to all kids regardless of their socioeconomic background or parents’ interest. This is the power of a memorial fund to honor the legacy of a beloved friend and husband by giving back to his community.

April 25, 2019 in Donors Stories & Info 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 Donors Stories & Info, Grantmaking 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 Donors Stories & Info by

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New Podcast: 20 Years Looking Back

Stacy Caldwell, TTCF CEO, sits down with TTCF Founding Board Members Linda Brown, Roger Kahn, and Jim Porter to hear stories from the very beginning – some that have never before been told. Join us for an hour of reminiscing about friendship, fundraising, and finding your way as a community of big-hearted and ambitious individuals.

July 13, 2018 in Donors Stories & Info 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 Donors Stories & Info 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 Donors Stories & Info by

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Significant Growth Projected for TTCF

At TTCF’s June Fundholders Luncheon, donors received welcome news about TTCF’s projected growth in the near future. What would $100 million look like in our region? We have an idea.

June 22, 2017 in Donors Stories & Info, News & Research by

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Leaving a Legacy

The power of legacy giving is immeasurable. When donors leave a bequest through their wills and trusts, incredible things happen. Here’s a story about how one gift rippled through an entire community, and how it probably affected your life, too.

June 22, 2017 in Donors Stories & Info, Giving by

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