New Podcast: The story of Kings Beach and its Community Changemakers

Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation CEO, Stacy Caldwell, sat down for a truly fantastic conversation with three people at the center of the revitalization of Kings Beach. In this podcast we hear how one tiny Lake Tahoe community pulled together to find an authentic identity based on shared values.

March 21, 2018 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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2016 Community Report Card demonstrates the impact of collaborative effort.

Since 2007, the Community Collaborative of Tahoe Truckee (CCTT)’s Report Cards and Issue Briefs have helped our community plan, measure, and review strategies and programs to create positive change for the families and individuals who call our region home. CCTT just released three updates, here we highlight Education.

September 30, 2016 in Community Collaborative, Give Back Tahoe, Non Profit by

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Christy Curtis, TTCF Business Supporter, cultivates community

Christy Curtis is a Tahoe – Truckee real estate professional whose longtime love of her tight-knit community is clear. A lifelong volunteer and board member of several local organizations, Christy believes in giving back. To welcome new homeowners into their mountain community and help them connect with their philanthropic interests, Christy joined TTCF’s Business Supporter Program.

September 14, 2016 in Give Back Tahoe 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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Phyllis McConn Accepts Position as TTCF’s Community Impact Officer

Phyllis McConn has worked with Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation for 15 years. We are so pleased to announce that she has accepted the role of Community Impact Officer and will now dedicate her time to community engagement, planning, capacity building and continued oversight of grantmaking.

March 3, 2016 in Non Profit, Queen of Hearts Fund by

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Local Leaders Demonstrate Their Commitment to Nonprofit Missions

In a 2015 survey, TTCF found that nonprofit organizations sought stronger board leadership. In response to this, we developed a four-part Board Governance Series. Exploring topics of best practices with revered local experts, 79 regional board members came to the workshops to learn how to drive their nonprofit missions.

November 17, 2015 in Give Back Tahoe, Non Profit by

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$40,000 Raised for Giving Guide Challenge Grants!

We are mere days away from the launch of our second annual Give Back Tahoe Guide for Giving, and the excitement is in the air! Generous TTCF donors have decided to make the 2016 Giving Season even more joyous by donating $40,000 in Challenge Grants. Help your favorite participating nonprofit organizations during certain times and days and boost their Giving Season by hundreds or thousands of dollars!

November 16, 2015 in Give Back Tahoe, Non Profit by

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Project MANA: Alleviating North Tahoe and Truckee Hunger

Project MANA has been alleviating hunger felt by our region for twenty five years. Shortly after being established, TTCF became one of Project MANA’s community partners and couldn’t be prouder to share their story. By committing to the whole person, Project MANA cultivates a web of integrated services to not only provide emergency food distribution, but to empower and educate our residents.

October 28, 2015 in Community House, Give Back Tahoe, Non Profit by

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Hands on Tahoe Transitions to Give Back Tahoe

Local nonprofits seek volunteers to strengthen their missions. The needs of nonprofit organizations do not begin and end with dollars. Our local nonprofits depend on our community members’ greatest asset: time. In a recent Give Back Tahoe survey, nonprofits agreed that one of their greatest needs was volunteers. Taking that feedback very seriously, Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation (TTCF) announces the official launch of the Give Back Tahoe online volunteer module.

October 1, 2015 in Non Profit by

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