Registration open for 2019 Board Training Series

Are you ready to expand into a leadership role that makes a real difference in your community? Nonprofit boards are one of the most fulfilling volunteer and leadership positions in our region, and TTCF is hosting our annual Nonprofit Board Training Series!

August 29, 2019 in News & Research 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 Donors Stories & Info, Giving by

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Nonprofit Tips & Hints: Grant Seeking, Part II

When seeking grants, first you find the right grantmaker or funder. Then, you sit down and write a brilliant grant proposal. Easier than said done? Maybe, but here are some hints and tips for nonprofits seeking funding.

November 13, 2015 in Nonprofits by

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Nonprofit Tips & Hints: Grant Seeking, Part I

In the midst of driving towards a mission, serving clients and juggling software, volunteers and staff, nonprofits have to find time to find the money to fuel all of this. The task of finding grant money is not an easy one, but taking the time to streamline your search will make the process simpler. First step: Find the RIGHT funder.

November 9, 2015 in Nonprofits by

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Nonprofit Tips & Hints: Evaluation Methods, Part II

This basic evaluation paradigm is an opportunity to begin to create evaluation parameters around your programs. Often, metrics already exist that can be honed and developed to measure your services.

October 22, 2015 in Nonprofits by

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Nonprofit Tips & Hints: Developing Evaluation Methods, Part I

As world issues evolve, and donor interests shift, the nonprofit community must adapt. Grantmakers, foundations and donors are becoming increasingly strategic when distributing philanthropic dollars. Just as a nonprofit organization drives towards a mission, funders drive their own objectives.

October 14, 2015 in Nonprofits by

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Shop Local + Give Local = Investing in Our Community

A community as intimate as ours thrives on the support of its locals. Just as we shop local to benefit our economy, our businesses and business people give local to our hardworking nonprofit organizations. Creating a philanthropy strategy allows businesses to focus on their business while contributing to the community with intention and commitment.

June 10, 2015 in Donors Stories & Info, Giving by

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Nonprofit Tips & Hints: Online Fundraising

Nonprofit organizations must embrace the fact that having an online presence is no longer an option. The public receives most of its information from the internet, and they expect to be able to learn about a nonprofit’s mission, projects, and fundraising campaigns from their electronic devices. More and more of them also want to donate online.

June 3, 2015 in Nonprofits by

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Nonprofit Tips & Hints: Recruiting Volunteers

Sometimes nonprofit organizations need to fill specific volunteer roles. In those cases, refine your recruitment process to save time and find the right volunteers for your NPO activities and tasks. Try these recruitment tactics when searching for volunteers with certain expertise.

April 22, 2015 in Nonprofits by

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Nonprofit Tips and Hints: Strategic Budgeting

In this week’s Sierra Sun Give Back Tahoe section, TTCF offered a valuable resource for nonprofits attacking their budget. Read this synopsis, and follow the links to learn more about planning for the future of your nonprofit organization.

March 13, 2015 in Nonprofits by

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