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A Big Thank You to Placer Shares!

The Sierra State Parks Foundation is so honored and thankful to have been awarded a $10,000 grant from the Placer Shares program through the Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation. . Placer County received funding through the Federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The County Board of Supervisors voted to distribute a significant percentage […]

Origins of May Day

Spring is in full bloom and we are cruising through the year! It is May 1st – May Day!  May Day originated thousands of years ago in the Northern Hemisphere as a celebration to welcome in spring. The Celts of the British Isles thought May 1st to be the most important day of the year […]

Grant Writer

GRANT WRITER POSITION SUMMARY The Grant Writer will identify, define and develop funding sources to support existing and planned program activities as well as coordinate the development, writing, and submission of grant proposals to foundation and other third-party entities.  Primary responsibilities include the preparation of proposals, grant applications, and requisite reports; performance of responsible, professional and […]

First Ever Jr. Lifeguard Program at Tahoe…with scholarships available!

The North Lake Tahoe Junior Lifeguard program is a 2-week, introduction course designed to educate young individuals (ages 8-15) about aquatic safety and provide high-quality outdoor recreation. Your JG will receive a well-rounded education that promotes teamwork, safety, and leadership as well as a heightened sense of awareness and knowledge about the alpine lake’s environment. […]