Second Homeowner Opens Educational Pathways for Young People

Inspired by her neighbors’ generosity, a second homeowner developed a set of Impact Scholarships to support first generation college students pursue their dreams!

June 27, 2019 in Donors Stories & Info, Scholarships by

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Women and Girls in Local Philanthropy

According to a recent study at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, women are at the forefront of philanthropic engagement and impact. TTCF recently sat down with representatives of our very own Queen of Hearts Women’s Fund to discuss what this means locally. The fund then awarded its annual $60,000 grant cycle.

December 27, 2018 in Donors Stories & Info, Grantmaking by

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Queen of Hearts grants the gift of music to local students

A hands-on arts program for a young person can be transforming and empowering. All kids, no matter the circumstances, should have equal access and exposure to the arts. Here is how the Queen of Hearts Fund voted to support this cause.

March 30, 2018 in Grantmaking 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 Grantmaking 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 Grantmaking 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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Girls Giving Back Awards Third Annual Grant Cycle!

Girls Giving Back, a youth philanthropy project, has just awarded its third annual grant. The young women organized fundraising events and facilitated a grant cycle in order to award one lucky nonprofit a $2500 grant.

April 6, 2017 in Grantmaking 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 Grantmaking by

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Girls Giving Back Puts the FUN in fundraising!

Girls Giving Back, a youth philanthropy group, is raising funds to support their third annual grant cycle. Their goal is to reach $2500 and you can help them by shopping local and connecting with community-minded people who want to have a little fun with their philanthropy!

November 17, 2016 in Donors Stories & Info 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 Donors Stories & Info by

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