Over $3.6 Million Donated to Nonprofits To-Date!

In 2016 the Reno-Tahoe Open Foundation, the nonprofit that oversees the annual Barracuda Championship PGA TOUR event, was able to give back over $382,000 to charities. This brought the total charitable giving to-date by the Reno-Tahoe Open Foundation to over $3.6 million! We thank the charity partners we work with, as well as the many sponsors, volunteers and additional supporters that have allowed us to continue to give back to deserving nonprofits.

The mission of the Reno-Tahoe Open Foundation, a not-for-profit Nevada corporation, is to conduct a PGA TOUR sanctioned professional golf tournament that will:

  1. Contribute positively to the quality of life in our community
  2. Provide growing annual financial contributions to charity
  3. Promote volunteerism
  4. Provide a positive economic impact to the community

The Reno-Tahoe Open Foundation is a non-profit charitable organization recognized under Section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It was established in 1999 for the purpose of generating funds to operate the Barracuda Championship an official PGA TOUR event at Montrêux Golf & Country Club in Reno, NV. After the Reno-Tahoe Open Foundation reaches its operational goals the RTO Foundation supports other qualified Charitable organizations (read more). Contributions to the Reno-Tahoe Open Foundation, Inc. are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law.

Foundation Overview

The Reno-Tahoe Open Foundation has been able to grow its charitable giving to a total of over $3.6 million since its inception in 1999.  Calculations of charitable giving in 2016 totaled over $382,000 alone. The Foundation intention is to give back even more  to nonprofits and the Washoe County School District through its two donation programs, Chip in For Charity and the Sands Cares Birdies for Charity Challenge, based on a birdie-counting pledge system.

Continuing our promise to Salute the Troops, the Reno-Tahoe Open Foundation and Barracuda Championship were also proud to bring back the variety of military activities that occur on-site at the Barracuda Championship.

Click on any of the tabs below to learn more about the Reno-Tahoe Open Foundation activities and how you can help!

Charities of the Reno – Tahoe Open Foundation

Since our inception in 1999, the Reno-Tahoe Open Foundation has aided numerous charities such as these. Contact us at 775-322-3900 if you would like to become involved.

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