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Grant Programs

The Community Foundation awards grants of varying sizes based upon community need, expected impact and organizational capacity. Three different grant programs – Micro Grants, Youth Philanthropy, and Competitive Grants – provide grants ranging from a few hundred dollars to $20,000 or more. Eligibility and application guidelines vary by program.

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Micro Grants

The Foundation recognizes that a small amount of money given at the right time can have a major positive impact on our community. Grant requests for $1,000 or less are considered micro grants. Projects with an urgent and relatively small unexpected need may also apply.

  • Grant Awards: $1,000 or less
  • Application Deadline:
    Applications are accepted year-round on a rolling basis.

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Youth Philanthropy Grants Program
Youth Philanthropy Grants

The Youth Philanthropy Program provides students at our local high schools with a hands-on learning opportunity in philanthropy. Participating students solicit and review grant proposals, meet with applicants, discuss effective strategies for community impact and award grants to local nonprofits.

  • Grant Awards: $500 – $4,000
  • Application Deadline:
    Annually in early January.

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Competitive Grants Program
Competitive Grants

Thanks to the generosity of the Old Bill’s Fun Run Co-Challengers and individual donors, we can strategically grant over $500,000 each year to address Jackson’s most pressing issues and ensure its vibrancy. Requests are accepted twice a year, and thoughtfully reviewed by our committee of community volunteers.

  • Grant Awards: $1,000+
  • Application Deadline:
    Biannually in April and October.

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Are You a Grant Recipient?

If your organization has received a grant, please list the Community Foundation of Jackson Hole in your marketing materials. Prior to publicly acknowledging your grant from the Foundation, please refer to our Communication Guidelines For Grant Recipients.

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