Supporting the people and places of Tahoe

Nonprofit Resources

The Community Foundation provides an abundance of resources for our nonprofit community including services to help manage and grow your organization’s funds, our Tahoe Gives Nonprofit Directory, and our DWR Center Grant Program for meeting room use, resident office space and storage space.

Partnerships, connections, and collaboration are essential pieces of the work we do at the Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation.

We partner with local nonprofits to help ensure our community has access to the programs and services they need and desire. We make connections between our donors and the causes they passionately support. We encourage collaboration to maximize charitable funds and create positive impact in the place we call home.

These values led us to create, the Tahoe Nonprofit Directory designed to connect nonprofit organizations with people who have a passion that match your organization's mission.

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Need Help?
For more information about our nonprofit resources, please contact:
Laura Roche
Program Director

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Tahoe Gives?
Tahoe Gives is a nonprofit directory, created by the Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation to connect residents, donors, volunteers, and those in need, to programs and services in the Tahoe region. The directory includes the mission statement and website for each local nonprofit to help guide users and build relationships.
Why can’t a donor donate to a nonprofit directly through Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation?
The Community Foundation believes that building relationships between donors and nonprofits is critical to both parties, allowing the connection to strengthen over time. In addition, crowdfunding and other donation platforms charge multiple layers of fees for processing donations. The Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation wants nonprofits to be able to receive the full benefit of each donation and to personally thank each and every one of their donors.
How does a nonprofit get added to Tahoe Gives?
Nonprofits listed on Tahoe Gives are 501(c3) public charities in good standing that provide significant service directly to Tahoe Basin communities. For your organization to be considered for participation in the Tahoe Gives Nonprofit Directory, please complete and submit the request form here.

Nonprofit Directory Participation Request Form

Please Note: Submitting a participation request does not guarantee your organization will be added to the directory.

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Share Your Funding Needs

The Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation strives to understand the needs of local nonprofits and to share high quality funding opportunities with our donors. Our goal is to make connections between our donors and nonprofits serving the Tahoe region. We invite you to send us information regarding your current funding needs so that we might learn more about your organization and inform interested donors.

Keeping us in the loop is easy, just fill out the “Share Your Funding Needs” form.

(Please note that this is not a grant application and there is no guarantee of funding.)