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2023 Community Grant Recipients

Total awarded: $1,047,000

Youth Development
Adventure Risk Challenge
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Sierra
Boys & Girls Club of North Lake Tahoe
Cast Hope
Girls on the Run - Sierras
Little Gems of the Sierra Preschool
SOS Outreach
Tahoe Truckee School of Music
Truckee Tahoe Community Chorus
Truckee Community Theater
Truckee Tahoe Soaring Association

Aim High
Fox Cultural Hall (Arts for the Schools)
Friends of the Truckee Library Inc.
Gateway Mountain Center
Glenshire Special Friends
Headwaters Science Institute/TTUSD
La Fuerza Latina
North Lake Tahoe Snowfest
Positively Rolling
Sagehen Outdoor Education Program
Sierra Avalanche Center
Sierra Nevada Journeys
Soroptomist International of Truckee Donner
Tahoe Expedition Academy
Tahoe Institute for Natural Science
Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation
Truckee Roundhouse
Tahoe Environmental Research Center (Tahoe Film)

Human Services
Elevation Truckee
High Fives
Humane Society of Truckee Tahoe Inc.
North Tahoe Truckee Homeless Services
Send It Foundation
Sierra Community House
Sierra Senior Services
Slow Food Tahoe
Tahoe Ability Program
Tahoe Food Hub
Tahoe Forest Health System Foundation
Truckee Community Cares
Wampler Foundation

Achieve Tahoe
Biking for a Better World
Clean Up the Lake
Tahoe Cross-Country Ski Education Association
Tahoe Fund
Tahoe Nordic Search & Rescue
TDRPD Pickleball
Trails & Vistas
Truckee Trails Foundation

Community Grants
MCF 2022 Community Grant for $70,000 awarded to KidZone Museum

MCF Community Grants are evaluated based on their alignment with the mission of the MCF and awarded annually by November 1st. Applications for the 2024 cycle are due by 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 1st, 2024. Applications may be emailed to

2024 Grant Application

Focus Areas
Grants are awarded to programs that have a significant impact on the greater Truckee community in four focus areas:

The MCF supports educational institutions that promote learning and intellectual development and that make education more accessible and effective for all students.

Youth Development
Organizations that provide services and opportunities that enable young people to develop to their full potential are supported by the MCF.

Human Services
Providing direct services to our neighbors in need is an important goal of the MCF. We support organizations that help people lead safe, healthy and productive lives.

The MCF recognizes that recreational opportunities are important to all and supports organizations that improve the number and quality of recreational options in the area.

2024 Application Requirements
  • A link to the 2024 application is posted above
  • Applications must be submitted electronically in PDF format.
  • Complete submissions must include the application, a formal letter of request (no more than three pages), and supplemental documents. Detailed instructions are included in the application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • Applications are due by Sunday, September 1st, 2024 at 5:00 p.m.
  • Email your completed application to

A member of the MCF Grant Committee may reach out to the primary contact on the application if further information is needed for review.

The grant period is 12 months from the grant approval date. A brief summary report is due 30 days after the end of the grant period or by September 1st, whichever is soonest. Details for the summary report are included in the grant agreement (at the time of the grant disbursement).