STATELINE, Nev. – While the crowds weren’t there in 2020 for the 31st annual American Century Championship in July due to COVID-19 safety concerns, its impacts will be felt for years to come by the community. The Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority (LTVA) will distribute a record $250,000 to local non-profits after the players in the popular celebrity tournament gave up the $600,000 in prize money. It is all being donated to Covid-19 relief organizations, equal justice initiatives and South Tahoe-based non-profits.
NBC Sports and Korbel previously directed an additional $12,500 to the Boys & Girls Club of Lake Tahoe as part of the annual Korbel Closest-to-the-Pin contest.
Non-profit organizations are invited to apply for funding by Monday, August 31, 4:00 p.m. The application is available at: https://ltva.org/american-century-championship-donation-request-application/.
For financial support consideration, groups must be in South Lake Tahoe, Calif., or in the Tahoe Township…