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2019 Grant Cycle awards $365,000 to local nonprofits

TTCF is happy to celebrate the hard work of our nonprofits through our annual grantmaking cycle. We are also proud to offer, with our funding partners, grant opportunities that focus on strengthening their organizations.

December 21, 2019 in Grantmaking, Nonprofits by

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TTCF announces partnership with the National Forest Foundation

TTCF’s Forest Futures program focuses on exploring innovative solutions to protect our forests and reduce the risk of wildfire. We recently awarded a grant to produce a video following the Big Jack East Project.

August 29, 2019 in Grantmaking, Impact Initiatives by

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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 Grantmaking 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 Grantmaking 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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A Creative, Collaborative Vision for Delivering Mental Health Services

In one of the world’s most beautiful places, our heavenly seclusion is also the cause of difficult challenges. Accessing mental health care is one of these challenges as we lack the services and funding available in more densely populated areas. So when CA residents passed the Mental Health Services Act, Placer County and TTCF began collaborating on how our creative and nimble local nonprofits can provide for our residents together.

August 31, 2018 in Grantmaking, Nonprofits 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 Grantmaking 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 Grantmaking by

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Truckee Chamber Introduces New Truckee Core Values Event Fund

Truckee Chamber of Commerce and the Town of Truckee partner to create a fund to support events that encourage local participation and align with Truckee’s Core Values. Request for LOIs: Nov 1 – 30th.

November 8, 2017 in Grantmaking by

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Consolidated Grant Cycle Awards over $300,000 to Local Nonprofits

In the 2017 consolidated grant cycle, TTCF and our partners facilitate more than $300,000 in grants to nonprofits serving the North Lake Tahoe and Truckee Region.

October 26, 2017 in Grantmaking by

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