Big wins for housing in Tahoe – Truckee

The week of January 8th saw some big wins for housing in the North Tahoe – Truckee region. The Mountain Housing Council voted unanimously to pass a policy recommendation that expands the definition of affordable housing, and Truckee and Placer County move forward to bring 56-units of affordable housing to Truckee.

January 24, 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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Mountain Housing Council Hosting Public Think Tank: Employer Tailored Housing Solutions

On October 25th, the Mountain Housing Council of Tahoe Truckee is hosting a Public Think Tank. Join local leaders, employers, and community members as we explore ways to accelerate employer tailored housing solutions.

October 18, 2017 in Non Profit by

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TTUSD School Year Launches with Strong Mental Health Supports

The Tahoe Truckee Youth Health Initiative address challenges facing rural youth by offering innovative, research-based programs through the school system. This school year, with the helped of like-minded funders, the Initiative launched more programs than ever before.

September 28, 2017 in Community Collaborative, Non Profit 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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Significant Growth Projected for TTCF

At TTCF’s June Fundholders Luncheon, donors received welcome news about TTCF’s projected growth in the near future. What would $100 million look like in our region? We have an idea.

June 22, 2017 in Non Profit 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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