Grant Update: An Interview with Slow Food Lake Tahoe

High altitude gardening is no easy task. Learn how Slow Food Lake Tahoe used a Queen of Hearts Women’s Fund grant to help build an oasis in a desert, educate near and far, feed the elderly, and bring together a community – AND grow tomatoes in the Sierras.

August 3, 2017 in Non Profit, Queen of Hearts Fund by

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Girls Giving Back Awards Third Annual Grant Cycle!

Girls Giving Back, a youth philanthropy project, has just awarded its third annual grant. The young women organized fundraising events and facilitated a grant cycle in order to award one lucky nonprofit a $2500 grant.

April 6, 2017 in Non Profit, Queen of Hearts Fund by

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What do you want in a local library? Take the survey.

The Truckee Library is about to receive an increased budget through Measure A. Please fill out this brief survey to help determine how these dollars will be spent for our community library.

March 30, 2017 in Non Profit by

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TTCF’s new consolidated grants process and common application: $370,000 available to grant

TTCF simplifies and streamlines our grant cycles to one annual consolidated grant cycle with $370,000 on the table for local nonprofits in 2016. The common application will be open from August 1 – August 31st, and we ask nonprofits to sign up for a July information session.

July 21, 2016 in Give Back Tahoe, Non Profit, Queen of Hearts Fund by

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Craft Entrepreneurship Program Supports Local Artisans and the Local Economy

The economy of North Lake Tahoe and Truckee relies heavily on tourism and weather patterns. Many community leaders are looking for innovative solutions to support our residents and families in their pursuit of economic stability. TTCF’s Queen of Hearts Women’s Fund recently awarded one such solution.

May 11, 2016 in Give Back Tahoe, Non Profit, Queen of Hearts Fund by

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2016 Steingard and Blumenstock Scholarship for the Arts to Award $1,000

The 2016 Steingard and Blumenstock Scholarship for the Arts is a onetime scholarship held at TTCF that will offer one student in the 2016 graduating class $1,000 for higher education in the arts. Carol and Mark Steingard created the scholarship in honor of their parents for always encouraging them to pursue their dreams.

March 9, 2016 in Non Profit by

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Guide for Giving Raises More than $355,000 for Local Nonprofits!

From December 1st – December 31st, North Tahoe and Truckee visitors and residents rallied their dollars and support for local nonprofit organizations. Through the Give Back Tahoe Guide for Giving, local nonprofits and their donors enthusiastically sought to earn Challenge Grants and match donor dollars. What happened next was pretty amazing.

January 5, 2016 in Give Back Tahoe, Non Profit by

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Guide for Giving: Tahoe Time Style

With less than 2 days left of the Guide for Giving, there’s still time to help your favorite local nonprofits earn some big money! The December 31st Tahoe-Time Challenge will award 5 organizations $1,000 each, and minimum donations of $50 or more could help a nonprofit earn a $3,000 or even $4,000 Challenge Grant! Join your community!

December 30, 2015 in Give Back Tahoe, Non Profit by

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Queen of Hearts Women’s Fund Grants $50,000

The Queen of Hearts facilitated their third annual GEMS Grant Cycle. On December 3rd, members and guests met the finalists and saw their presentations. We are happy to announce the winners.

December 28, 2015 in Non Profit, Queen of Hearts Fund by

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The Give Back Tahoe Guide for Giving in Today’s Sierra Sun!!

TTCF is so excited to finally share the 2015 Give Back Tahoe Guide for Giving! Sierra Sun has nestled it into the pages of the November 25th weekly edition. Inside, you can read about the Guides mission, a letter from our collaborators and learn all about local nonprofits participating in this years collective giving campaign. Pick it up today!

November 25, 2015 in Give Back Tahoe, Non Profit by

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