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2021 Community Grant Recipients

Total awarded: $446,000

Education
Aim High
Arts for the Schools
Friends of the Truckee Library
Gateway Mountain Center
Glenshire Special Friends
Headwaters Science Institute
La Fuerza Latina
Pathways to Aviation
Sagehen Outdoor Education Program
Sierra Avalanche Center
Tahoe Expedition Academy
Tahoe Institute for Natural Science
Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation
Truckee Roundhouse

Youth Development
Adventure Risk Challenge
Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Northern Sierra
Boys & Girls Club North Lake Tahoe
Cast Hope
Girls on the Run
KidZone Museum
SOS Outreach
Tahoe Truckee School of Music
Toys for Tots

Human Services
Granite Wellness Center
High Fives Foundation
Humane Society of Truckee-Tahoe
North Tahoe Truckee Homeless Services
Send It Foundation
Sierra Community House
Sierra Senior Services
Slow Food Lake Tahoe
Tahoe Ability Program
Tahoe Food Hub
Truckee Community Christmas
Wampler Foundation

Recreation
CATT
Northstar Team Foundation
Tahoe Cross Country Ski Education Assoc.
Trails and Vistas
Truckee Donner Land Trust
Truckee Trails Foundation

Special Grants to Aid Local Fire Victims
North Valley Community Foundation
(Dixie fire)
Barton Foundation
(Caldor fire)

Community Grants
2021MCFGrant-HighFives
MCF 2021 Community Grant for $10,000 Awarded to the High Fives Foundation

MCF Community Grants are evaluated based on their alignment with the mission of the MCF and awarded annually by November 1st. If you are interested in applying for a grant in the next cycle, applications are due by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 1st, 2022. Applications may be emailed to mcf@martiscamp.org.


MCF Grant Application


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

Education
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.

Recreation
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.

Application Requirements

  • 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 Thursday, September 1st, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
  • Email your completed application to mcf@martiscamp.org.

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).

Sierra Community House
MCF 2021 Community Grant for $50,000 Awarded to Sierra Community House

Friends of the Truckee Library
MCF 2021 Community Grant for $10,000 Awarded to Friends of the Truckee Library

Cast Hope
MCF 2021 Community Grant for $8,500 Awarded to Cast Hope

2021MCFGrant-TahoeAbility
MCF 2021 Community Grant for $5,000 Awarded to Tahoe Ability Program

Glenshire Special Friends
MCF 2021 Community Grant for $10,000 Awarded to Glenshire Special Friends

Trails & Vistas
MCF 2021 Community Grant for $7,500 Awarded to Trails & Vistas

Gateway Mountain Center
MCF 2021 Community Grant for $15,000 Awarded to Gateway Mountain Center

Boys & Girls Club of North Lake Tahoe
MCF 2021 Community Grant for $15,000 Awarded to Boys & Girls Club of North Lake Tahoe

Send it Foundation
MCF 2021 Community Grant for $5,000 Awarded to the Send it Foundation

Sierra Senior Services
MCF 2021 Community Grant for $5,000 Awarded to Sierra Senior Services

Tahoe Institute for Natural Science
MCF 2021 Community Grant for $6,000 Awarded to Tahoe Institute for Natural Science

Truckee Community Christmas
MCF 2021 Community Grant for $7,500 Awarded to Truckee Community Christmas

Truckee Tahoe School of Music
MCF 2021 Community Grant for $10,000 Awarded to Tahoe Truckee School of Music

Truckee Trails Foundation
MCF 2021 Community Grant for $15,000 Awarded to Truckee Trails Foundation

Humane Society of Truckee Tahoe
MCF 2021 Community Grant for $10,000 Awarded to the Humane Society of Truckee Tahoe

Tahoe Food Hub
MCF 2021 Community Grant for $5,000 Awarded to Tahoe Food Hub

2021MCFGrant-Sagehen
MCF 2021 Community Grant for $12,000 Awarded to Sagehen Outdoor Education Program

2021MCFGrant-ArtsForSchools
MCF 2021 Community Grant for $7,500 Awarded to Arts for the Schools