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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Leaving a Legacy

The power of legacy giving is immeasurable. When donors leave a bequest through their wills and trusts, incredible things happen. Here’s a story about how one gift rippled through an entire community, and how it probably affected your life, too.

June 22, 2017 in Non Profit 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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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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Queen of Hearts Women’s Fund awards $60,000 to eight local organizations

To close out a successful tenth year, the Queen of Hearts Women’s Fund celebrates by awarding its largest grant cycle to date! Eight local nonprofits came to the table with programs and projects that serve our community. Find out more about them.

December 20, 2016 in 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 www.givebacktahoe.org.

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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