Living in a close-knit mountain community comes with many perks. At the same time, it can be challenging for those who require access to specific resources. That’s why these Truckee-Tahoe nonprofits play a fundamental role in creating more equitable and thriving communities. Whether it’s supporting an adaptive sports program, crisis intervention service, or contributing to an educational fund, there are many ways you can help too.

At Dickson Realty, we are very blessed, and giving back through philanthropy is at the center of our mission to serve the greater Truckee-Tahoe and Northern Nevada communities where we live and work. And, as the holidays draw near, we invite you to join our team of more than 325 agents, brokers, and employees in supporting local organizations with our same mission to give back.

Now more than ever, we hope your life is filled with goodwill toward all, bringing purpose and joy to you and yours. A few of our favorite Incline Village, Truckee, and Tahoe nonprofits are listed below. We invite you to visit their website to see if their mission speaks to your heart.

Tis’ The Season To Inspire: Check Out These Incline Village And Truckee-Tahoe Nonprofits

high fivesHigh Fives Foundation

As an adaptive sports foundation, this nonprofit organization provides hope and resources for athletes from all walks of life and abilities. The High Fives Foundation strives to guide and support people who need assistance getting back to outdoor activities, whether it’s on land, water, or snow. When you help those who have faced life-changing injuries, such as spinal cord injuries or traumatic brain injuries, you can contribute to a universal shift in adventure sports. For more information or to support the High Fives Foundation, click here.

Tahoe nonprofits - Parasol Tahoe Community FoundationParasol Tahoe Community Foundation

Located in Incline Village, this nonprofit organization supports the Lake Tahoe region by partnering with donors to make charitable giving more meaningful. Since its creation in 1996, Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation has granted more than $83.5 million to philanthropic causes and has dedicated its efforts to helping the community grow. To learn more about charitable giving back during the holidays, click here.

Tahoe nonprofits -sierra community houseSierra Community House

Founded on the union of four long-standing social service organizations—Family Resource Center of Truckee, North Tahoe Family Resource Center, Tahoe SAFE Alliance, and Project MANA—this crisis intervention organization offers a wide range of emergency resources to better serve the North Lake Tahoe-Incline Village community. With its diverse programs and services, Sierra Community House aims to help individuals and families thrive. For more information or to support Sierra Community House, click here.

Tahoe Family SolutionsTahoe Family Solutions

As a community-based nonprofit, Tahoe Family Solutions (TFS) offers an array of community-based services tailored to the needs of children and families living in the Incline Village-Crystal Bay community. Education, mental health, and youth development are the primary areas of TFS’s focus. In addition to its programming, TFS also operates a local thrift store offering new and gently used clothing, furniture, and household items. To learn more and donate, click here.

Tahoe Food HubTahoe Food Hub

Having a food system that supports regenerative farming practices is essential for community health and wellness. When you support Tahoe nonprofits, like the Tahoe Food Hub, you too can address food access challenges in the greater Northern Nevada area. Every year, this local food hub provides sustenance to individuals and families in need through its Giving Boxes, Farm to School programs, Farmer Resiliency Fund, and General Fund. For more information or to support Tahoe Food Hub, click here.

Tahoe nonprofits - Excellence in EducationTahoe-Truckee Excellence in Education Foundation

To provide diverse learning experiences and opportunities for students, the Tahoe-Truckee Excellence in Education Foundation partners with various Tahoe nonprofits and local businesses to raise money for the Tahoe Truckee Unified School District. Founded by a group of dedicated community members, this foundation raises funds and provides more than $250,000 in classroom grants annually. For more information or to support the Tahoe-Truckee Excellence in Education Foundation, click here.

trails vistasTrails & Vistas

If you love hiking, art, and supporting Truckee-Tahoe nonprofits, we’ve got some exciting news for you. Trails & Vistas celebrates the art within nature and invites you to join in on the fun—this nonprofit organization is deeply rooted in compassion and respect for all. Trails & Vistas partners with artists, poets, educators, writers, and other environmental nonprofits to provide authentic and cultural leadership in the community. For more information or to support Trails & Vistas, click here.

At Dickson Realty, our team of local experts is committed to making our region a wonderful place to live. To learn more about the Truckee-Tahoe nonprofits giving back to the community and how you can too, contact one of our neighborhood experts today.