Celebrating 20 Years Serving North Tahoe – Truckee

It all started with a phone call. Just over twenty years ago, an attorney for William Hewlett, co-founder of Hewlett Packard, reached out to local attorney, Jim Porter, with a visionary idea. This year, Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation celebrates our 20 Year Anniversary.

January 30, 2018 in Non Profit by

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Big wins for housing in Tahoe – Truckee

The week of January 8th saw some big wins for housing in the North Tahoe – Truckee region. The Mountain Housing Council voted unanimously to pass a policy recommendation that expands the definition of affordable housing, and Truckee and Placer County move forward to bring 56-units of affordable housing to Truckee.

January 24, 2018 in Non Profit by

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Give Back Tahoe Giving Season raises over half a million dollars for local nonprofits!

The Give Back Tahoe Giving Season helped infuse $501,820 into the North Tahoe – Truckee community. Give Back Tahoe measures the impact that is possible when our community members give locally to the nonprofits that make this region such an amazing place to live and play. In four years, we’ve raised over $1.36 million thanks to you!

January 24, 2018 in Give Back Tahoe, Non Profit 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 Non Profit 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 Non Profit by

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TTUSD School Year Launches with Strong Mental Health Supports

The Tahoe Truckee Youth Health Initiative address challenges facing rural youth by offering innovative, research-based programs through the school system. This school year, with the helped of like-minded funders, the Initiative launched more programs than ever before.

September 28, 2017 in Community Collaborative, Non Profit by

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Link Crew peer mentor program comes to local high schools

Link Crew connects incoming high school ninth graders with trained juniors and seniors to support the sometimes difficult transition to high school. Link Crew is part of a community approach to supporting our youth through wellness programming that cultivates connection, resiliency, and healthy relationships.

August 24, 2017 in Community Collaborative by

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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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Supporting our Youth, Together – $264,250 in Scholarships

Anything can be reduced to data (27 first generation college students) or numbers ($114,000 TTCF facilitated scholarships), but the stories of our young people will stay with you forever. Here’s a glimpse of how your donations make a difference.

June 22, 2017 in Non Profit by

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Mountain Housing Council of Tahoe Truckee Kicks Off

On April 29th, the Mountain Housing Council of Tahoe Truckee kicked off the commitments of local leaders to identifying and accelerating housing solutions for the people of our region.

May 5, 2017 in Non Profit by

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