2019 Grant Highlights
$50,000 IN GRANT AWARDS IN 2019. THANK YOU, DONORS!
As you read about the grants awarded last November, please think of the significant impact we can make together as we reach toward our ultimate goal of $100,000 in annual giving!
$5,000 – Achieve Tahoe. Supports the dreams of outdoor action sports athletes by raising injury prevention awareness while providing resources and inspiration to those who suffer life-altering injuries. This grant will assist in building capacity to serve clients by creating an online booking system for events and donations.
$5,000 – Aim High for High School. Supports a 25-day summer educational and enrichment program blending math, science and humanities coursework, social-emotional development, college & career awareness along with health & wellness issues, and environmental education for low-income middle school students.
$5,000 – Arts for the Schools. Provides performing arts (music, visual arts, and career training) classes and assemblies to bring cultural awareness through cultural performing arts. Meets key California career & arts content standards.
$5,000 – Choices Transitional Services. Brings community integration, vocational training and supports employment for developmentally disabled in the greater Truckee region.
$5,000 – Emergency Warming Center. Provides our under-sheltered neighbors a safe, warm, dry place to stay on the most severe winter weather nights. Through meals and conversation, the clients are connected to longer-term services and opportunities.
$5,000 – Give Back Tahoe. An annual campaign of the Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation to support challenge grants and support services to local non-profits.
$5,000 – Positively Rolling. With a focus on healthy self-esteem and resiliency in middle school boys. This program helps develop a greater perspective on healthy relationships and provides them with productive tools to use during times of stress.
$5,000 – Truckee Arts Alliance. Supports the work of the Truckee Cultural District to bring greater community awareness of the arts in Truckee, forge sustainable partnerships with the community thereby strengthening Truckee’s unique rural position within the California Cultural District program.
$5,000 – Tahoe Donner Land Trust. Subsidy for the new 26-acre Downtown Riverfront Park. This project opens riverfront land heretofore landlocked as well as allowing for a vital link to the Legacy Trail. This site was once the location of C. F. McGlashon’s Ice Palace, an important part of Truckee’s history.
$5,000 – Truckee River Watershed Council. Support o restore, protect, and enhance 11 miles of the Truckee River through downtown Truckee with a focus on restoring riparian habitat, increasing recreational access, and reducing erosion.