The Lahontan Community Foundation Fund

Each year, the Lahontan Community Foundation brings local people together, to have fun and raise money to support local programs. This vibrant and generous group has supported non-profits in the Truckee and North Tahoe region since 2002, providing over $1.6 million dollars in grant funding to help support their community.inside Summer 2016 STEM

Last year, the Lahontan Community Foundation Fund awarded over $110,000. These grants helped provide transportation for underserved kids to attend summer school programs at the Boys & Girls Club, supported both Pet Network and the Humane Society of Truckee-Tahoe’s vital programs, and purchased over $18,000 worth of food for our homebound seniors. You can see a full list of last year’s recipients below.

This year the Lahontan Community Foundation Fund will award up to $128,000 to support the arts, education, environment, animal welfare and human services in the Truckee and North Tahoe Region. The Lahontan Community Foundation Fund 2017 grant cycle is now open to non-profit organizations directly serving the Truckee-North Tahoe Region. Applications are due via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. no later than 4:00 p.m. on March 21, 2017. For details, eligibility requirements, and to apply please visit www.parasol.org/lcfgrants

The Lahontan Community Foundation Fund is held at the Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation. Donations to the LCF Fund are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.

For more information or questions about the grant cycle, please contact Megan Weiss at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 775.298.0188.

Lahontan Community Foundation Fund 2016 Grant Recipients
Thank you for all that you do for our community!
Aim High – Awarded $7,500 for free academic/social support to 140 low-income Truckee-Tahoe middle school students
Barcelona Soccer Club – Awarded $1,000 for scholarships
Boys & Girls Club of North Lake Tahoe – Awarded $7,500 for transportation for underserved Truckee children to attend summer programs in Kings Beach  
Family Resource Center of Truckee – Awarded $10,000 for Early Learning programs         
Gateway Mountain Center – Awarded $7,500 fortherapeutic mentoring program for youth suffering from symptoms of mental illness, emotional disturbance and substance abuse  
Girls on the Run-Sierras – Awarded $5,000 for Heart & Sole Program for up to 15 girls
Humane Society of Truckee-Tahoe – Awarded $5,000 for disease testing, medical treatment, vaccinating and performing sterilization surgeries           
Lake Tahoe Music Festival – Awarded $2,500 for Tahoe youth mentoring program            
Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival – Awarded $5,000 for InterACT Program in Tahoe-Truckee region          
North Tahoe Family Resource Center – Awarded $10,000 for financial education & coaching program     
Pet Network – Awarded $ 10,000 for the shelter fence
Sierra Senior Services – Awarded $18,350 to purchase food for seniors
Slow Food Lake Tahoe – Awarded $947.85 for cold frames for the Truckee Demonstration Garden           
SOS Outreach – Awarded $5,000 for multi-year programing for 225 Truckee-North Tahoe at-risk youth  
Sugar Pine Foundation – Awarded $3,400 for forest field trips, planting, and education
Tahoe Institute for Natural Science – Awarded $1,400 for summer camp scholarships
Tahoe SAFE Alliance – Awarded $8,660 for healthy snacks for Children's Program, technology for Administration and Children's Program, and Leadership Development training
Truckee Day – Awarded $2,000 



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