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Donor Advised Funds: Commercial Banks vs. Local Experts

If you’re lucky enough to be strategic about your philanthropy, you’ve probably heard about donor advised funds. Here we break down the benefits of choosing a community foundation as your partner in philanthropy.

October 31, 2019 in Non Profit by

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Forest Futures: Convening experts in Policy, Forestry, and Investment

Our forests are dangerously overcrowded. At TTCF, we are thinking about how we can turn this problem into an opportunity. By partnering with local experts, we’re beginning develop a four step plan to a regional biomass economy that can be implemented here and in other rural forested communities.

October 30, 2019 in Forest Futures, Non Profit by

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Registration open for 2019 Board Training Series

Are you ready to expand into a leadership role that makes a real difference in your community? Nonprofit boards are one of the most fulfilling volunteer and leadership positions in our region, and TTCF is hosting our annual Nonprofit Board Training Series!

August 29, 2019 in Non Profit by

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Grantee Spotlight: A tiny house on wheels to call their own

The Community of Writers at Squaw Valley is celebrating the construction of the Paul Radin Memorial Dream Wagon. TTCF is proud to have helped fund this mobile tiny house which serves as bookstore, stage, and offices to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Squaw Valley’s Writers Conference.

June 27, 2019 in Non Profit 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 Non Profit by

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You nearly doubled our scholarship funds! See the happy student recipients.

For the second year in a row, our community blew us away with their donations to scholarships. Since 2016, we have quadrupled our scholarship funds and helped more and more young people achieve higher education!

June 27, 2019 in Non Profit by

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Why Four Local Nonprofits are Consolidating

Crisis rarely happens in only one aspect of a person or family’s life. How do we, as a community, step up to ensure that all our residents receive access to the help they need?

May 30, 2019 in Community House, Non Profit by

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The Ripple Effect: A Scholarship Success Story

Yulisa Mendez found inspiration and motivation in a moment when others may have only seen adversity. After receiving numerous community scholarships and almost finished with her Bachelors Degree, she is determined to pay her good fortuned forward.

April 25, 2019 in Non Profit 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 Non Profit 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 Give Back Tahoe, Non Profit by

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