Lahontan Community Foundation Fund Grants

The Lahontan Community Foundation (LCF) was founded in 2002 by the members, homeowners and employees of the Lahontan Community. LCF believes in a strong responsibility to give back to its larger local community and does so by bringing the Lake Tahoe and Truckee communities together, to have fun and raise money to support the good works of local non-profit organizations making a difference in the Truckee-North Tahoe region.

Lahontan Community Foundation Fund 2018 grant cycle is now open!

This year the Lahontan Community Foundation Fund will award up to $138,475 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:


  • Be recognized by the IRS as a tax-exempt organization that has held its tax-exempt status for two years or more; 501(c)(3) public charity, government agency, school and/or faith-based organization in good standing
  • Be incorporated in California or Nevada; in good standing with the respective state
  • Directly serve the Truckee-North Tahoe Region in one of the following program areas:
    • Arts and Culture and Civic Life
    • Education and Youth Development
    • Environment, Recreation, & Animal Welfare
    • Health and Human Services

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 no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, March 23, 2018. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

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All applicants will receive a grant determination letter by June 15, 2018.

For any questions regarding the Lahontan Community Foundation Fund Grant Cycle, please contact:
Megan Weiss
Director of Programs & Services

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For more information on our programs, please contact:
Megan Weiss
Director of Programs & Services