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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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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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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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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Tahoe – Truckee Receives 2015 Pacesetter Honors from the National Campaign for Grade Level Reading

“If we’re going to close the achievement gap, we need mobilized communities – like these Pacesetters – working with schools, city agencies, nonprofits, civic leaders and parents to focus on third-grade reading,” Dr. Ralph Smith Senior, Vice President of the Annie E. Casey Foundation and Managing Director of the National Campaign for Grade-Level Reading.

May 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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