• $60.7 MILLION


    Since Inception

Check out our Annual Report for stories of how giving
through the Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation
makes a positive impact in the Tahoe region.

Annual Report
  • $2.9 MILLION


    From All Funds
  • $2,063,408

  • $815,658


Made Possible by our Generous Donors

2017 Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation
by the Numbers

The Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation is Tahoe’s oldest and largest community foundation. We are dedicated to building prosperity through leadership, partnership and philanthropy.

As a trusted partner in philanthropy, the Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation helps donors and nonprofits achieve their charitable goals to benefit our community.


We work with donors -
to create charitable funds according to their specific needs and interests
We inform donors -
of critical issues and match them with giving opportunities
We are responsible stewards -
of the charitable assets entrusted to our care
We make grants -
and provide support to nonprofits working to improve our community
We encourage -
and participate in community partnerships
We promote -
the importance of philanthropy in building a prosperous community

Program Areas


Arts,Culture & Heritage

arts education, historical preservation, and a rich cultural experience


Community Support

collaborative leadership, civic initiatives, and faith-based causes


Education & Youth

quality educational and training opportunities for children, youth and adults






environmental sustainability & education, recreation, ecosystems, and wildlife


Social Services

resources for those in need as they move from temporary solutions to sustainable ones

2017 Grantee Organizations

(grants awarded from all funds)
ACE Scholarships
Achieve Tahoe
Aim High
ALSAC / St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Alzheimer's Association
American Architectural Foundation
American Association of University Women
American Cancer Society
American Parkinson Disease Association
American Red Cross
Artistic Evolucion, Inc.
Arts for Art, Inc.
Arts for the Schools
ASCAP Foundation
Aspen Camp of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Augustana Lutheran Church
Autism Coalition of Nevada
Awaken INC
Barton Memorial Hospital Foundation
Bayside Housing & Services
Best Buddies Nevada
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Nevada County and North Lake Tahoe
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada
Bishop Manogue Catholic High School
Blood Systems, Inc.
Boomer Esiason Foundation
Boys & Girls Club of Coachella Valley
Boys & Girls Club of North Lake Tahoe
Bristlecone Family Resources
Burning Man Project
Butler University
California Alumni Association
Cameron Park Fire Fighters Association
Carmel-By-The-Sea Garden Club
Carson City Health & Human Services
Catholic Charities Hawaii
Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada
Center for Adaptive Riding
Center for Spiritual Living Tahoe-Truckee
Charter School Association of Nevada
Chicana Latina Foundation
Children's Cabinet
Children's Skin Disease Foundation
Chrysalis House
Classical Tahoe
Colorado Mountain Bike Association (COMBA)
Colorado Rocky Mountain School
Community Foundation of Mendocino County
Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands
Community Foundation Sonoma County
Compassion International
Compassionate Friends
Consumer Reports Foundation
Cornerstone Community Church
Council On Foundations
Crossline Community Church
Cure Starts Now Foundation
Dean-o and the Dynamos
Defending Freedom
Diamond Peak Ski Education Foundation
Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services
Diocese of Palm Beach
Direct Relief International
Doctors Without Borders
DRI Foundation
Education Foundation of Indian River County, Inc
Eisenhower Medical Center Foundation
El Cerrito High School
Equine Advocates
Fairfield Community Services Foundation
Family Resource Center of Truckee
Far West Skiing
Flagstaff Family Food Center: Food Bank and Kitchen
Flux Foundation
Food Bank of Northern Nevada
Franciscan Mission Associates
Future Citizens Foundation
Get Out the Vote
Girls on the Run-Sierras
Give The Dream Foundation
Global Mission
Grand Canyon Trust
Gray Area Foundation for the Arts
Greater Houston Community Foundation
Gulf Coast Community Foundation
Hela Bima World
Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Depression Center
Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans
Humane Society of Truckee-Tahoe
Incline High School
Incline High School Boosters Club
Incline Village Community Hospital Foundation
Incline Village General Improvement District
Incline Village Nursery School
Incline-Tahoe Foundation
Inspiration Corporation
Jewish Family and Children's Services
John's Island Community Service League
Judicial Watch Inc.
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
K9s For Warriors
Keep Memory Alive
KidZone Museum
Knight Foundry Alliance
KNPB Channel 5 Public Broadcasting
Lake Tahoe Community College Foundation
Lake Tahoe School
Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival
League to Save Lake Tahoe
Little Pink Houses of Hope
Los Angeles LGBT Center
Marin Rowing Association
McCallum Theatre
Medora Christian Church
Military Officers Association of America-Lake Tahoe Chapter
MIT Sloan School of Management
Moms on the Run
Mount Hope Lutheran Church
Museum of Northern Arizona
Napa Valley Community Foundation
National Automobile Museum
National Geographic Society
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
National Security Forum of Northern Nevada
Navy SEAL Foundation
Nevada Community Foundation
Nevada Humane Society
Nevada Museum of Art
Nevada Policy Research Institute
Nevada Tahoe Conservation District
North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District
North Tahoe Family Resource Center
North Tahoe Hebrew Congregation
Northern Arizona University Foundation
Northern Nevada Children's Cancer Foundation
Note-Able Music Therapy Services
NRA Foundation
Pet Network Humane Society
Petaluma Phoenix Center
Planned Parenthood
Princeton University
Project MANA
Puerto Rico Community Foundation
Red, White and Tahoe Blue
Redwood Credit Union Community Fund, Inc.
Reno Chamber Orchestra
Reno High School
Reno Pops Orchestra
Reno-Sparks Gospel Mission
RIVMA Companion Animal Foundation
Rocky Mountain Institute
Roman Catholic Diocese of Reno
Rotary Club of Incline Village
Rotary Club of Reno Central Charitable Foundation
Rotary District 5190 Community Fund
Rotary Foundation of Rotary International
Rural Education and Development (READ) Global
Russian American Community Services
Safe Talk for Teens
Sage Ridge School
Saint Anthony School Kalihi
Saint Joseph Community Land Trust
Saint Louis School
Salvation Army Northern Division
Salvation Army-Reno
Samaritan's Purse
Santa Clara University
Shriners Hospitals for Children - Northern California
Sierra Avalanche Center
Sierra Club Foundation
Sierra Nevada College
Sierra Nevada Donate Life
Sierra Nevada Journeys
Sierra Senior Services
Simmaron Research
Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur
Social & Environmental Entrepreneurs (SEE)
Society of Jesus, Oregon Province
Solace Tree
SOS Outreach
South Lake Tahoe Cancer League
Southern Nevada Junior Golf Association
St. Francis of Assisi
St. Patrick's Episcopal Church
St. Theresa Catholic Church
St. Vincent School of Nursing
St. Xavier High School
Sukhasiddhi Foundation
Tahoe Area Mountain Biking Association (TAMBA)
Tahoe Art League
Tahoe Coalition for the Homeless
Tahoe Family Solutions
Tahoe Forest Health System Foundation
Tahoe Fund
Tahoe Institute for Natural Science
Tahoe Prosperity Center
Tahoe Public Art
Tahoe Rim Trail Association
Tahoe SAFE Alliance
Tahoe Transportation District
Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation
Tahoe Youth & Family Services
Tahoe-Pyramid Bikeway
Tahoe's Connection for Families
Temple Beth Or
Texas Tech Law School Foundation
Thunderbird Lodge Preservation Society
Toastmasters International
Transforming Youth Recovery
Truckee AYSO
Truckee Community Theater
Truckee High School
Truckee River Watershed Council
Truckee-Tahoe Swim Team
UC Davis Foundation
UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center
UCSF Foundation
UF Foundation
United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra
Unity at the Lake
University of California, Berkeley
University of Michigan Law School
University of Minnesota Foundation
University of Notre Dame
UWM Foundation
Valley Bible Church
Village League to Save Incline Assets
Washoe County Honorary Deputy Sheriff's Association, Inc.
Washoe County Library System
Washoe County School District
Washoe County Sheriff's Office
Wildlife Images Rehabilitation and Education Center
Women's Club of North Tahoe
World Savvy
Wounded Warrior Project
Wylie Animal Rescue Foundation
YES! Youth for Environmental Sanity
Yosemite Conservancy
Young Life