Tahoe Truckee students are getting ahead, with the remarkable Community Scholarship Program
In the midst of a global pandemic, economic upheaval, and social unrest, a committed group of donors and volunteers worked tirelessly for the Community Scholarship Program. During endless Zoom meetings,…Read More AboutTahoe Truckee students are getting ahead, with the remarkable Community Scholarship Program
Ed Plaut Jr. Scholarship Honors a Family Legend
It's scholarship season! In the last ten years, TTCF and our donors have awarded over $1 million to local graduating high school seniors as they pursue their dreams. A scholarship…Read More AboutEd Plaut Jr. Scholarship Honors a Family Legend
Second Homeowner Opens Educational Pathways for Young People
A Community Gives Back Spanning 7,670 acres, Tahoe Donner is a planned community in Truckee, CA. Tahoe Donner’s streets wind through forested hills with some of the town’s deepest snowpack,…Read More AboutSecond Homeowner Opens Educational Pathways for Young People
You nearly doubled our scholarship funds! See the happy student recipients.
THANK YOU, SCHOLARSHIP DONORS! Last year, donors like you doubled our scholarship funds from $113,000 to offer $232,500 in scholarships to graduating high school seniors. In 2019, you did it…Read More AboutYou nearly doubled our scholarship funds! See the happy student recipients.
The Ripple Effect: A Scholarship Success Story
Perhaps you remember this lovely picture of Yulisa Mendez, a 2016 Sierra High School graduate and recipient of several community scholarships. It wasn’t that long ago! We caught up with…Read More AboutThe Ripple Effect: A Scholarship Success Story
$566,510 Awarded to 109 Local High School Graduates!
TTCF is happy to celebrate with our donors and friends our most generous scholarship season to date! Many of the scholarship recipients are the first students we have seen go…Read More About$566,510 Awarded to 109 Local High School Graduates!
Supporting our Youth, Together – $264,250 in Scholarships
Knowing it would mean missing her own high school graduation, Hailey finished school early so she could teach in a remote village in Nepal for four months before starting University.…Read More AboutSupporting our Youth, Together – $264,250 in Scholarships
70 Local Scholarships, Application Deadline April 3, 2017
Application deadline: April 3, 2017 Apply Now (hint: hit "submit" early to make sure you qualify for all eligible scholarships) Thanks to the generosity of TTCF’s Board of Directors, aligned donors,…Read More About70 Local Scholarships, Application Deadline April 3, 2017
$104,000 awarded in youth scholarships in 2016!!
TTCF is happy to announce that 17 graduating seniors received a cumulative of $104,000 in TTCF facilitated scholarships. This was the largest amount that we have ever been able to…Read More About$104,000 awarded in youth scholarships in 2016!!
2016 Steingard and Blumenstock Scholarship for the Arts to Award $1,000
Mark and Carol Steingard have lived in the Reno - Tahoe region for over forty years and, like all of us, really love Tahoe. "We enjoy the lake, kayaking, boating,…Read More About2016 Steingard and Blumenstock Scholarship for the Arts to Award $1,000
Scholarship Recipient Burns Bright at MIT
"I have a passion for solving problems and finding my way through complex issues," Lorenzo Vigano wrote in his 2014 Alpine Winter Foundation scholarship application essay. A former Dean's List…Read More AboutScholarship Recipient Burns Bright at MIT
Youth Realities Require More than Hard Work, They Require Scholarships
Paying for college requires more than courage and hard work. When life circumstances don't provide for a young person, it requires economic support that has to be found in the…Read More AboutYouth Realities Require More than Hard Work, They Require Scholarships
2015 Community Scholarships Awarded
Recently, a committee convened to award several community scholarships facilitated by Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation (TTCF). Volunteer committee members diligently reviewed their share of the ninety-nine anonymous applications competing for eleven…Read More About2015 Community Scholarships Awarded
Scholarship Application Tips & Tricks
We know that the second half of a high school senior’s graduating year produces spontaneous senioritis and we do understand your pain. However, it is not time to check out…Read More AboutScholarship Application Tips & Tricks
Robert “Fro” Frohlich Memorial Scholarship Gives Flight to Dreams
When establishing a memorial scholarship or one for personal legacy, TTCF donors often make two distinct decisions. The first is to create an opportunity for a young person that otherwise…Read More AboutRobert “Fro” Frohlich Memorial Scholarship Gives Flight to Dreams