The Tahoe Women's Community Fund recently announced its grant recipients for the 2018 cycle.
The nonprofit had over 25 organizations apply for grants. With a total of $68,000 available this cycle, the Women's Community Fund was able to award grants to more than 13 nonprofits on South Shore, according to a press release. Project summaries for each grant recipient can be found at tahoewomenscommunityfund.org.
To honor the recipients and all grant applicants, the Women's Fund will host a gala on Wednesday, May 16, from 6-9 p.m. at the Tahoe Beach Retreat. Tickets are available at tahoewomenscommunityfund.org for $35.
The following organizations (grouped by topic) received grant funding:
Focus Grant Recipients in the category of Poverty & Housing:
Live Violence Free ($10,000) for the Supportive Housing Program for Victims of Abuse
Bread and Broth for Kids ($10,000) for the Weekend Food Program
SOS Outreach ($10,000) for the Progressive Outdoor Leadership Program
Focus Grant Recipients in the category of Children and Youth
Family Resource Center ($7,500) for the Leadership Starts Now Project for at-risk Youth
LTUSD Elementary Schools ($10,000) for the We Care Program
Assistance League Sierra Foothills ($2,500) for Clothing Kids with Confidence
Impact Grant Recipients in the category of Mental Health & Wellness:
Sierra Child & Family Services ($3,000) for the Peer Support Project
Soroptimist International of Tahoe Sierra ($3,000) for the Drug Store Project
Impact Grant Recipients in the category of Education & Literacy:
Boys & Girls Club of SLT ($3,000) for the Reading Intervention Program
SLT Library ($3,000) for the Digital Access Library Cards for 6th graders Program
Impact Grant Recipients in the category of Community and Environment:
Tahoe Institute of Natural Resources ($2,228) for Environmental Education Experiences
Lake Tahoe Shining Stars ($3,000) for the Bijou Ballet Club
Tahoe Rim Trail Association ($772) for the Stewardship Support Program