Micro Grants

Time­ly fund­ing for project-based requests

Micro Grants are designed as a time­ly fund­ing mech­a­nism for requests that address com­mu­ni­ty needs. Pre­ferred requests are project or pro­gram-based and have mean­ing­ful com­mu­ni­ty benefit.


Local non­prof­its are invit­ed to apply for Micro Grants the first half of each month. See Time­line” below for details. 

Lim­it one appli­ca­tion per orga­ni­za­tion per cal­en­dar year. 

Ques­tions? Email programservices@​cfjacksonhole.​org

Grant Pro­gram Details

  • Appli­cant must be a 501(c)(3) non­prof­it, gov­ern­ment enti­ty, or oth­er IRS-rec­og­nized char­i­ta­ble orga­ni­za­tion serv­ing Teton Coun­ty, Wyoming OR be fis­cal­ly-spon­sored by an enti­ty that meets these requirements.
  • Grant funds must be used exclu­sive­ly in Teton Coun­ty, Wyoming.
  • Funds may not be used for debt retire­ment or reli­gious or polit­i­cal activities.
  • Applicant’s work must not be pri­mar­i­ly focused on influ­enc­ing legislation.
  • Grant funds may not be used for a project or train­ing that has already been completed.

Appli­cants may request up to $2,000 once per cal­en­dar year. Pro­pos­als may be par­tial­ly fund­ed. Fund­ing for Micro Grants is lim­it­ed and may be exhaust­ed before the end of the year.

Micro Grants are designed as a time­ly fund­ing mech­a­nism for requests that address com­mu­ni­ty needs. Pre­ferred requests are project or pro­gram-based and have mean­ing­ful com­mu­ni­ty ben­e­fit. Oper­a­tions-relat­ed requests may be con­sid­ered in the case of unan­tic­i­pat­ed, one-time expenses.

This pro­gram typ­i­cal­ly does not sup­port recur­ring expens­es, gen­er­al oper­at­ing expens­es, rou­tine main­te­nance, marketing/​communications, trav­el, youth schol­ar­ships (click here for schol­ar­ships fund­ing oppor­tu­ni­ty), or requests that have been pre­vi­ous­ly fund­ed by the Com­mu­ni­ty Foun­da­tion or request­ed with­in the past 12 months. 

Email programservices@​cfjacksonhole.​org with any ques­tions about a pro­pos­al you are con­sid­er­ing submitting.

  • Appli­ca­tion peri­od: 1st-15th of each month
  • Review peri­od: 16th-30th/31st of each month
  • Response peri­od: by the 7th of the fol­low­ing month
  • Grant checks mailed for fund­ed pro­pos­als: by the 21st of the fol­low­ing month

The Com­mu­ni­ty Foun­da­tion uses the online appli­ca­tion plat­form Sur­vey­Mon­key Apply, which is designed to make appli­cants’ expe­ri­ence user-friend­ly and stream­lined. Please review our Sur­vey­Mon­key Apply Tech Guide (MG) for instruc­tions on nav­i­gat­ing to/​through the Micro Grants application. 

Ques­tions? Email programservices@​cfjacksonhole.​org

Grant reports are not required for Micro Grants. The Foun­da­tion requests that grant funds be used with­in 12 months, and that grantees share any photos/​videos of their work with programservices@​cfjacksonhole.​org.

Grantees must adhere to the Foundation’s Com­mu­ni­ca­tion Guide­lines For Grant Recip­i­ents.

Ques­tions? Email programservices@​cfjacksonhole.​org

Micro Grants are fund­ed by Old Bill’s CoChal­lengers and indi­vid­ual donors.

Infor­ma­tion from your pro­pos­al may be shared with oth­er poten­tial fun­ders or used in Com­mu­ni­ty Foun­da­tion of Jack­son Hole mar­ket­ing mate­ri­als or in grant writ­ing work­shops. The Com­mu­ni­ty Foun­da­tion reserves the right to ver­i­fy any infor­ma­tion pro­vid­ed in your pro­pos­al. This includes but is not lim­it­ed to ref­er­ences to data sources, col­lab­o­ra­tive part­ners, and finan­cial information.

Ques­tions? Email programservices@​cfjacksonhole.​org