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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$566,510 Awarded to 109 Local High School Graduates!

109 local graduates have received scholarships thanks to the generosity of donors and funders in North Tahoe-Truckee, CA. Together, we more than DOUBLED the dollars we awarded!

May 30, 2018 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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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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Board Governance Series attracts local leaders intent on creating change

Last month, TTCF hosted the Board Governance Series to help local leaders strengthen their skills. Over four workshops, the series covered best practices of board governance including fundraising, strategic planning, fiscal responsibility, and board culture. The excitement was palpable as leaders leaned into the opportunity to learn and network.

November 17, 2016 in Non Profit by

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$104,000 awarded in youth scholarships in 2016!!

The 2016 scholarship season in the TTCF offices was wildly successful! Our scholarship committee was able to award $31,000 more than last year for a total of $104,000 in scholarships to our young people. They say it takes a village, and you are doing an excellent job, North Tahoe – Truckee, raising these kids to be bright, resilient, and community-minded adults!

July 21, 2016 in Non Profit by

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Scholarship Recipient Burns Bright at MIT

Often we think about scholarships as an opportunity to help a young person attain their own dreams of higher education. While this is true, scholarships are also our opportunity as a community to send some of our brightest representatives out to the world. Lorenzo Vigano is a Truckee local who has traveled to the other side of the country to share his light.

February 18, 2016 in Give Back Tahoe, Non Profit by

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Youth Realities Require More than Hard Work, They Require Scholarships

The young people of our region are fortunate to grow up in beautiful surroundings, this is true. But many of our kids are living realities much deeper and rawer than some adults may imagine. Poverty, bullying and peer-pressure are just some of the obstacles they face. Still, their determination is incredible. Scholarships help us help them rise above circumstances to achieve their dreams.

January 14, 2016 in Give Back Tahoe by

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Truckee Youth Pays it Forward

A letter recently circulated its way around the offices of Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation (TTCF). It was a letter of gratitude, grace, and generosity. The last lines extended an offer to help TTCF in any way possible. It also offered to help the donors of the Cameron and Jane Baird Scholarship Fund. It was signed by the 2014 recipient of that scholarship.

October 7, 2015 in Give Back Tahoe by

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