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 2023.

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

In fall 2022, the Community Foundation was pleased to transition its grants programs to a new online application platform 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. If you applied for a Competitive or Youth Philanthropy Grant in fall 2022, log in with your existing SurveyMonkey Apply credentials. Click on Programs (top right of SurveyMonkey Apply screen) to find 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