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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

Aim High

Boys & Girls Club of North Lake Tahoe

Camp Solace

Disabled Sports USA Far West

Girls on the Run: Sierra Chapter

Gray’s Crossing: Community Concert Series

High Fives Foundation

KidZone Museum

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

Project MANA

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 www.tmrfoundation.com.


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