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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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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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 Board Updates!!

TTCF is happy to share our annual Board of Director updates. While we will miss the presence and expertise of our three outgoing board members, we are excited to welcome three new board members. Their knowledge in their respective fields, and their experience and commitment to our community will serve our own mission and North Tahoe – Truckee well.

August 25, 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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Emergency Cold Weather Warming Center saves lives this winter

The goal of our community when fighting for the opening of the Emergency Cold Weather Warming Center was simple: to stop people from dying from exposure in our alpine winter elements. The result was so much more.

May 26, 2016 in Non Profit by

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