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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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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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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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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Tahoe – Truckee Receives 2015 Pacesetter Honors from the National Campaign for Grade Level Reading

“If we’re going to close the achievement gap, we need mobilized communities – like these Pacesetters – working with schools, city agencies, nonprofits, civic leaders and parents to focus on third-grade reading,” Dr. Ralph Smith Senior, Vice President of the Annie E. Casey Foundation and Managing Director of the National Campaign for Grade-Level Reading.

May 9, 2016 in Non Profit by

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S.H. Cowell Foundation: A Partner in Impact

The longstanding relationship that has been forged between the S.H. Cowell Foundation, TTCF and our regional nonprofits is one that could never be taken for granted. We wanted to share the story of how the people and intention behind an institution’s grantmaking force can truly transform the relationship between funders and grant recipients. Here, we honor Lise Misano, a long time ally and inspiration to our community.

May 9, 2016 in Give Back Tahoe, Non Profit by

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Girls Giving Back Presents $2500 Grant to Truckee High School Marching Band

Empowering youth to shape the future of their region and their home is an incredible gift. Girls Giving Back, a youth philanthropy project of TTCF, has just completed its 2nd annual grant cycle. What we’re seeing is more than an exchange of money, we are seeing the future leaders of our region grow into confident young people.

March 14, 2016 in Non Profit, Queen of Hearts Fund by

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Youth Realities Require More than Hard Work, They Require Scholarships

The young people of our region are fortunate to grow up in beautiful surroundings, this is true. But many of our kids are living realities much deeper and rawer than some adults may imagine. Poverty, bullying and peer-pressure are just some of the obstacles they face. Still, their determination is incredible. Scholarships help us help them rise above circumstances to achieve their dreams.

January 14, 2016 in Give Back Tahoe by

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Guide for Giving Raises More than $355,000 for Local Nonprofits!

From December 1st – December 31st, North Tahoe and Truckee visitors and residents rallied their dollars and support for local nonprofit organizations. Through the Give Back Tahoe Guide for Giving, local nonprofits and their donors enthusiastically sought to earn Challenge Grants and match donor dollars. What happened next was pretty amazing.

January 5, 2016 in Give Back Tahoe, Non Profit by

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Guide for Giving: Tahoe Time Style

With less than 2 days left of the Guide for Giving, there’s still time to help your favorite local nonprofits earn some big money! The December 31st Tahoe-Time Challenge will award 5 organizations $1,000 each, and minimum donations of $50 or more could help a nonprofit earn a $3,000 or even $4,000 Challenge Grant! Join your community!

December 30, 2015 in Give Back Tahoe, Non Profit by

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