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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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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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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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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 Non Profit by

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Forest Futures Salon Tells a Vivid Story of Forest Management History and Future

TTCF hosted a Forest Futures Salon to discuss successful methodologies for better forest management. Forest health is the most urgent issue threatening our region, and while there are innovative solutions being developed ,two things need to be secured in order to implement any wide-scale solution.

August 21, 2018 in Non Profit by

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