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

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 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