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High stress, high stakes: Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation estimates $7 million lost in fundraising for local nonprofits

by Justin Scacco
Published in Sierra Sun on January 17, 2021

The work this past year by the Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation took center stage during this week’s Good Morning Truckee session. Since the outbreak of COVID-19 the foundation has overseen the distribution of roughly $5.6 million in funding during a record-breaking year, while also handing out more than 500,000 meals to those in need within the community.

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Law Review: Give your charitable dollars locally — now

by Jim Porter
Published in Sierra Sun on December 24, 2020

“We make a living by what we get; we make a life by what we give.” — Winston Churchill

That advice from Sir Winston really hits the mark. We work hard to be successful. Our careers become our focus, but one thing I have learned is that in the end what really matters is relationships and family. What you do for others. And health.

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Businesses fight to endure COVID surge

by Rebecca O’Neil
Published in Sierra Sun on December 17, 2020

Today marks the start of the second of a three-week shelter-in-place order issued by California Gov. Gavin Newsom. North Lake Tahoe businesses — particularly restaurants, retail shops and gyms — must endure the financial fallout of COVID-19’s second surge. Kristin York, vice president of business innovation at the Sierra Small Business Development Center for the Sierra Business Council, said her organization helps federal, state and local governments administer small business loans and grants.

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Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation to distribute $225K in CARES Act funds

by Justin Scacco
Published in Sierra Sun on August 21, 2020

The Placer County Board of Supervisors recently approved $8 million in CARES Act relief funds to support local small businesses and nonprofits during the COVID-19 pandemic. The board of supervisors approached three local organizations — Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation, Placer Community Foundation, and Sierra Business Council — to establish criteria to distribute funds into the communities throughout the region.

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