Jim Moses Fellowship for
Established by Rocky Mountain Bank, this award will help promising nonprofit employees in Jackson Hole advance their careers and learn new skills, ultimately enhancing the effectiveness of the nonprofit sector.
About Jim Moses
Jim Moses recently retired as the former CEO of Rocky Mountain Bank and worked in the banking industry for over 50 years. A well-known and well-loved mentor of young professionals, Jim helped many develop their careers and continue learning, especially in the nonprofit sector. He demonstrated his commitment to our community by serving on the boards of the Center for the Arts, the Counseling Center, the Housing Trust, Teton County Library & Foundation, and the Community Foundation of Jackson Hole, where he chaired the board for three years.
Mr. Moses was instrumental in financing projects throughout Teton County, from family homes to community spaces. Under his leadership, Rocky Mountain Bank helped finance the Center for the Arts and the Housing Trust’s Redmond Street Rentals. The Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce named Jim Moses Citizen of the Year in 2008.
Up to $10,000, paid to sponsoring nonprofit organization
This fellowship is for mid-career to senior management Teton County nonprofit employees to pursue professional development focused on growth in leadership and business management. Employees from any department with at least five years of professional work experience, including three years in Teton County, are eligible to apply. Payment will be contingent upon ongoing eligibility and availability of funds. Recipients are expected to maintain a positive image in the community that is consistent with the values of Rocky Mountain Bank and the Community Foundation. Applicants must currently be employed at a nonprofit in Teton County, Wyoming. Consistent with Foundation policy, this fellowship may not support religious or political activities.
- Active participation in our community
- Demonstrated work ethic and potential for career advancement in the nonprofit sector
- Employer Letter of Support
- Letter of Recommendation
- Personal Statement
Recipients will be required to submit reports addressing the impact of the fellowship on themselves, their employer and the community.
This list represents potential programs that nonprofit professionals might pursue. It is not meant to be comprehensive but is instead a representative sample.