The Lahontan Community Foundation was founded in 2002 by the members, homeowners and employees of the Lahontan Community. Each year, the Lahontan Community Foundation brings the community together, to have fun and raise money to support the efforts of local non-profit organizations and community programs making a difference in the Truckee and North Tahoe Region.
The Lahontan Community Foundation Fund will award grants to non-profit organizations working toward the betterment of our community.
To apply for a grant from Lahontan Community Foundation Fund, the following eligibility requirements must be met:
Applications for direct religious activities; political activism such as lobbying, legislative activities, or legal action; organizations that discriminate based on race, color, creed, age, sex, sexual orientation, or national origin will not be considered.
Please email the completed application, budget, and IRS tax determination letter to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, March 24, 2023. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.
All applicants will receive a grant determination letter by June 15, 2023.
Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation’s mission is to cultivate community philanthropy to enhance and preserve the quality of life at Tahoe. The Community Foundation offers competitive Community Fund grants on an annual basis to organizations serving the Lake Tahoe Basin in our five programmatic areas. These grants allow nonprofit organizations to request the support they need to better serve the Tahoe Region.
The Community Foundation’s five programmatic areas include:
WHEN: The annual Community Fund Grant Cycle opens for application in Spring each year.
HOW: Sign up (BELOW) for our Nonprofit E-news to get notified when the grant cycle opens.
The purpose of the Donald W. Reynolds Community Nonprofit Center (DWR Center) is to provide an economical and collaborative environment for nonprofit organizations. Since 2002, Parasol has operated the DWR Center as an innovative grant program providing nonprofit organizations with furnished office space, secure storage space and access to professional meeting rooms and event space. These grants are awarded to nonprofit, public charities and are annually renewable.
WHEN: All DWR Center Grants are open for application at any time throughout the year. All DWR Center Grants terminate on December 31st each year and are open for renewal annually.
HOW: See each individual grant section for more information.
If your organization meets the above requirements and is interested in using meeting space in the DWR Center, please contact Laura Roche, Program Director for more information on how to apply.
The DWR Center storage is currently full. Please contact Laura Roche, Program Director, to add your organization to the waiting list.
The DWR Center Resident Grant presents an excellent opportunity for an organization to leverage generous operational support provided in the professional and secure DWR Center, allowing staff to focus their efforts on offering quality programs and services and sharing their passion with the community.
Organizations applying for a DWR Center Resident Grant must meet the following criteria:
If your organization meets the above applicant criteria and you are interested in applying for a DWR Center Resident Grant, please review the DWR Center Resident Grant Information Packet to find details on how to begin the application process.