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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Queen of Hearts Awards $60,000 to local nonprofits

The Queen of Hearts Women’s Fund closed 2017 with a whole lot of generosity! From answering the wishlists of 69 local senior citizens to granting $60,000 to regional nonprofits, supporters of TTCF’s Women’s Fund know how to make the holidays brighter!

January 24, 2018 in Queen of Hearts Fund 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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Nonprofits and Foundations set to lose on Tax Bill

The Chronicle of Philanthropy outlines the policy provisions in the new tax bill that will affect the nonprofit sector and potentially cost it and the communities it serves billions of dollars annually.

December 26, 2017 in 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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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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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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On the Verge: Emerging Leader Pilot Project Wraps up Year-Long Training Program

How can our community support local nonprofit leaders? Tahoe Truckee just completed its first one-year On the Verge Leadership Incubator program to provide professional development for new and emerging leaders in the family strengthening field. Ten young executives representing eight local organizations completed the intensive to grow personally, professionally, and to fortify their collaborative networks.

February 16, 2017 in Community Collaborative, 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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