Community Changemaker: Scott Ryan

If you ask around about the beginning of Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation, there are those who say that Scott Ryan was the very first community donor that TTCF ever received a check from. Scott let us interview him to share his story as part of our 20 Year Anniversary celebrating Community Changemakers.

April 25, 2018 in Non Profit by

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Queen of Hearts grants the gift of music to local students

A hands-on arts program for a young person can be transforming and empowering. All kids, no matter the circumstances, should have equal access and exposure to the arts. Here is how the Queen of Hearts Fund voted to support this cause.

March 30, 2018 in Queen of Hearts Fund by

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You’re invited to a Community Housing Event: April 29th

Local stakeholders have committed to accelerating regional housing issues by forming the Mountain Housing Council of Tahoe Truckee. Find out exactly what that means by attending this Community Housing Event.

April 5, 2017 in Non Profit by

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Give Back Tahoe Giving Guide Raises Over $380,000 for Local Nonprofits

The North Tahoe – Truckee region just completed its third annual Give Back Tahoe Giving Guide. Once again, this campaign was able to engage an entire region around the things that make our home such a wonderful place to live and visit. This is the power of collective-giving.

January 19, 2017 in Give Back Tahoe by

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Moving into the New Year, fearlessly

TTCF looks back with gratitude on 2016 and sees a community that has continuously come together to stand for what is best for all of us. We look forward to another year of fearless conversations.

December 30, 2016 in Give Back Tahoe, Non Profit by

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Rural Community Seeks Your Support

When rural communities receive only six percent of philanthropic funding nationwide, where are small towns to turn? In North Tahoe – Truckee, we rely on a committed nonprofit community and the donations of those who seek to protect and nurture this way of life.

December 15, 2016 in Non Profit by

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Making philanthropy a family affair

When it comes to giving back to your community, invite your children into the conversation and empower them to use their voice for social good. Here are ways that North Tahoe – Truckee families pass on the torch of community engagement to their youngest generations.

December 7, 2016 in Give Back Tahoe by

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$42,000 and counting towards Give Back Tahoe Giving Guide nonprofits!

On #GivingTuesday, our community raised nearly $40,000 for nonprofits participating in the Give Back Tahoe Giving Guide!! With every donation of $25 or more, nonprofits get closer to winning thousands of dollars in TTCF Challenge Grants! Donate at

November 30, 2016 in Give Back Tahoe, 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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Girls Giving Back Puts the FUN in fundraising!

Girls Giving Back, a youth philanthropy group, is raising funds to support their third annual grant cycle. Their goal is to reach $2500 and you can help them by shopping local and connecting with community-minded people who want to have a little fun with their philanthropy!

November 17, 2016 in Queen of Hearts Fund by

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