Winter Crafts

Stay crafty this winter with some of these easy at home crafts! This super simple Suncatcher is sure to bring smiles! All you need is a cooking tin (any size or shape will do) and a piece of string! Find some pieces of nature and put them in the tin. Place your string half in […]

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 […]

Resilience Fund

We are writing this letter to seek your financial support to sustain our Foundation’s mission. Any financial support is so appreciated so we can keep our awesome employees on payroll, continue to care for our precious cultural resources, provide innovative school programming for this coming year, and create the unique park experiences you have come to expect from Sierra State Parks Foundation.

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. […]