Tahoe Mountain Resorts Foundation awards more than $208,000 in grants
TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. — Tahoe Mountain Resorts Foundation (TMR Foundation) has announced support of 26 Truckee-Tahoe area nonprofit organizations/programs through its 2014 grant cycle.
These partnering organizations exemplify Tahoe Mountain Resorts Foundation’s dedication to improve the community’s quality of life, with a special focus on local youth, environmental, and social/cultural programs.
This year TMR Foundation received more than 38 grant applications. One of the Foundation’s top grants was awarded to the Truckee Tahoe Watershed Council, in support of their stream and meadow restoration programs in the area.
“We are thankful to receive this generous support,” said Executive Director Lisa Wallace. “These funds will help us reach our goal of 50 priority stream restoration projects over the next decade, reducing hundreds of tons of soil erosion, restoring 3,000 feet of stream banks and rejuvenating hundreds of acres of meadow.”
2014 TMR partner organizations
Boys & Girls Club of North Lake Tahoe
Disabled Sports USA Far West
Girls on the Run: Sierra Chapter
Gray’s Crossing: Community Concert Series
High Fives Foundation
Kindred Art and Folk Institute
Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival
Northstar California Tahoe Trail 100
Lake Tahoe Autumn Food and Wine Festival
Truckee-Tahoe Regional Transportation Programs
Sugar Pine Foundation
Tahoe Rim Trail Association
Tahoe SAFE Alliance
Tahoe Truckee Excellence in Education and TEMPO
Truckee Tahoe AirFair and Family Festival
Trout Unlimited – Truckee River Chapter
Truckee Bike Park Project
Truckee Community Christmas
Truckee River Watershed Council
Truckee Trails Foundation
Truckee Tahoe Unified School District – Rotary STEAM Fair
Truckee Tahoe Unified School District – Rotary Career Day
TMR Foundation is supported by East West Partners’ Tahoe communities and recently celebrated its 10 Anniversary, having provided over $7 million to local non-profits to date. In addition, the Foundation also supports a local Scholarship Program to Truckee-Tahoe high school seniors. This year an additional $42,000 in scholarships will be awarded.
For more information on Tahoe Mountain Resorts Foundation, please visit http://www.tmrfoundation.com.