21st Century Heroes workshops provide therapeutic and instructional activities for wounded veterans.
Our goal is to assist returning service men and women by providing training in a series of programs teaching creative arts and skills with the goal of restoring to them a quality of life with their communities and their families
We bring disabled and wounded veterans to Jackson Hole to participate in a 5-7 day art and craft skills workshops for the purposes of healing. We provide the transportation, room and board and excellent instruction, as well as some distinctive Jackson Hole experiences.
The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering
in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers
and the generosity of donors.
The American Red Cross, through its strong network of volunteers, donors and partners, is always there
in times of need. We aspire to turn compassion into action so that...
...all people affected by disaster across the country and around the world receive care, shelter and hope;
...our communities are ready and prepared for disasters...
Advocates for Multi-Use of Public Lands is an organization made up of passionate recreationists. Our focus includes the organization of public support and the creation of a unified voice to maintain and protect broad access to our public lands for motorized as well as non-motorized recreational uses in a cooperative and cohabitant manner. We believe in the co-existence of recreation and conservation for all.
The Animal Adoption Center is dedicated to saving the lives of homeless animals through rescue, adoption, education and spay/neuter.
The Animal Adoption Center has rescued and re-homed over 3,400 cats and dogs since being founded in 2004. The low-cost Spay/Neuter Wyoming Program has spayed and neutered over 9,700 animals since being established in 2009.
This life-saving work is possible with the help of our dedicated donors, volunteers and foster families. Learn ways to become part of our story at www.animaladoptioncenter.org.
The Art Association of Jackson Hole is dedicated to encouraging a vital, creative community by creating opportunities for exposure to, education in, and enjoyment of a wide variety of art experiences.
The Art Association of Jackson Hole is the community leader for art education for children and adults. In our 10,000 square feet of studio space we offer low-cost instruction in painting, drawing, ceramics, sculpture, photography, silversmithing and more. Through our Creating Hand-in-Hand outreach program we bring free art education and therapy to Jackson's underserved.
To support and promote competitive gymnastics and related aerial sports, fostering personal growth, fitness and achievement for youth in Jackson Hole.
Programs help to ensure that competitive gymnastics in Jackson Hole is accessible to all by reducing the cost of competing with scholarships to those in need and subsidized meet fees, team uniforms and supplemental training opportunities.
Our purpose is to promote the welfare of the youth of the Jackson community by providing supervised competitive athletic games and teaching the ideals of good sportsmanship, honesty, loyalty, and courage.
Boundless provides enrichment opportunities to underserved children in both arts and athletics by offering children in the Jackson Hole community unique learning opportunities with qualified lesson providers.
Lesson providers include: Music lessons with several private instructors, Dancer's Workshop, Jackson Hole Youth Soccer, Art Association, AXIS Gymnastics, Wyoming Karate Club, Inc., Off Square Theater, JH Ski and Snowboard Club, Horse Warriors.
We seek to discover new cures for brain diseases. Through our novel research model, we are finding, patenting, and testing new drugs that slow the progress of these neurodegenerative diseases.
The Brain Chemistry Labs uses a novel model for drug discovery that is significantly different from traditional pharmaceutical companies. It invites world leaders in appropriate disciplines to perform key components of our research. The Labs model is patient focused, efficient, and cost effective. It incorporates a blend of novel discovery, human capital, and a singular mission to move from cause to cure.
To support the operations of the Bridger-Teton National Forest Avalanche Center by collecting and managing donations from the community. Over 70 percent of each seasons operating costs for the avalanche center are derived from donations.
The Bridger-Teton National Forest Avalanche Center issues daily avalanche hazard forecast at jhavalanche.org and via a telephone hotline at 307-733-2664.
A temporary but collaborative effort from local organizations including the town and county governments to complete the US Census and make Teton County count!
Programs include, a census thermometer displayed at the fair grounds to measure the completion rate, information booths to spread the word at local hot spots, and friendly competition between companies and other large employers.
To connect our creative community by providing a dedicated campus, supporting excellent programming, and nurturing a collaborative spirit.
Since opening our doors in 2007, The Center has become a cultural epicenter of Jackson Hole. We are dedicated to cultivating and supporting our incredible arts community everything from maintaining the bricks and mortar of the campus to providing excellent programming to our patrons. thanks to the inspiring programs offered by our 19 Resident Partners, other community organizations, and our own creative initiatives.
We aim to make creative education accessible to all families in our community.
The Wonder Institute empowers creative transformation for young people ages 15-25 years old. The Wonder Institute is part of an extensive network of community-based programs under the umbrella of the Center for Wonder, which was founded in 2007 by Gary and Veronica Silberberg. This innovative non-profit seeks to offer engaging and effective education programs and specialized projects for Teton County youth. The Wo
The Chabad Jewish Center is dedicated to serving individuals and families looking for a non-judgmental Jewish experience and to establish a warm community center where everyone is made to feel welcome. To promoting Jewish culture and art in JH.
Torah Study Groups Bar & Bat Mitzvah Lessons Community Chanukah Celebration Resource Center Jewish Art Calendar Guest Speakers Jackson Hole Jewish Music Festival Judaic Library Jewish Women's Circle www.JewishWyoming.com
Charture's focus is co-thriving; i.e., the sate in which human communities and the natural environments around them simultaneously thrive.
Our co-thriving work focuses on five interrelated efforts: 1) Learn. 2) Teach. 3) Inspire. 4) Act. 5) Fund
"Learn" - Charture's efforts are grounded in data-based original research
"Teach" - Through forums such as its annual 22 in 21 conferences, Charture helps educate the community
"Inspire" - Publications such as Compass and Mosaic offer a sense of what the future can be
"Act" - Charture helps individuals and organizations turn information into action
"Fund" - 1% for the Tetons funds innovative sustainability efforts
CLC supports the development of the whole child through Early Childhood Care and Education, Early Interventions and Access for All.
CLC offers early childhood services to children birth through 5 including: free developmental screenings; individualized therapies for children with special needs; Head Start and Early Head Start for at-risk families; full day-year round inclusive childcare and preschool including Montessori.
Chris Hodges Memorial Fund aims to provide financial support to individuals and organizations that show a level of commitment to following their dreams in the pursuit of coaching as well as passing along their knowledge and skills to others.
Chris Hodges Memorial Fund primary benefactors will include baseball programs ranging from youth to collegiate, but is open to other programs that Chris Hodges would have supported and believed in. Chris Hodges Memorial Fund will assist with things such as but not limited to; scholarships, promoting organizations, purchasing equipment, coaching staff, travel expenses, and miscellaneous projects as the board sees fit
City Kids Wilderness Project is a non-profit organization founded on the belief that providing enriching life experiences for DC children can enhance their lives, the lives of their families and the greater community.
City Kids enrolls 20 new 6th graders every year and supports them through a six-year process to realize their individual potential. During the school year, we are based in DC and provide after-school and weekend outdoor adventure programming. In the summer we move to Jackson, WY where we run three sessions of summer camp, as well as career exploration and job training programming for our older youth.
Climb Wyoming's mission is for low-income single mothers to discover self-sufficiency through career training and placement.
Climb offers comprehensive services including job skills training, life skills and parenting classes, group and individual therapy, career placement services, and ongoing support to low-income single mothers in the Teton Area resulting in long-term, self-sufficient careers that support their families.
Community Entry Services is dedicated to empowering people with disabilities to maximize independence and lead satisfying productive lives in the community.
Community Entry Services provides essential services, supports and supervision to individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities and acquired brain injuries to maintain an independent lifestyle in a safe and therapeutic environment.
The Community Foundation of Jackson Hole helps make giving smarter, nonprofits more effective and our community stronger. The Foundation's annual collaborative event, Old Bill's Fun Run, has raised over $146 million for local nonprofits in 21 years. We provide professional development for nonprofits (see workshop schedule on this website) and provide $600,000 in grant funding annually.
A community that elevates lives through the power of generosity.
The Foundation's goals are to enhance the impact of local nonprofits through Competitive Grants, Board and staff workshops, and programs; to inform, engage, and serve as a trusted resource for donors; to act as a community catalyst through collaboration to address community needs; and to establish a culture of giving as a community value through the annual Tin Cup Challenge, a fundraiser for Teton Valley nonprofits.
To improve lives by connecting those in need with a network of resources.
CRCTV provides professional, confidential case management and individual advocacy services for residents of Teton County, ID, and Alta, WY; facilitates efficient and effective collaboration of health and human service agency work through the Teton Valley Systems of Care group; and fills gaps in human services within the community through creative, evidence-based programming.
Supporting lasting change in the lives of those affected by domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking, through free and confidential services available 24 hours a day.
Emergency shelter at the Newton House of Hope, 24-hour Help-Line, Advocacy, Support Groups, Resource Referrals, Transitional Housing, Protection/Stalking Order Assistance, Junior Advocate Program for Teens, Trainings for Any Audience.
Coombs Outdoors empowers children and youth from low-income families to reach their full potential through the life-changing power of outdoor recreation.
We provide year-round opportunities for local youth of all ages to recreate outdoors, beginning with basic instructional programs that introduce kids to a variety of activities intended to spark a passion for the outdoors, then adding a cohort-based mentoring component in middle school to help our youth build deep relationships with their peers and trusted adults.
Fostering inclusive workplaces for people with disabilities.
The right to work belongs to us all and finding consistent, meaningful work is a challenge for individuals with disabilities. Cultivate Ability is committed to this mission. We work with businesses to create inclusive work environments that benefit the employer, the employee and our greater community.
To enrich lives by offering excellence and diversity in dance experiences through education, performance and outreach for students and audiences of all ages.
School: ballet, modern, jazz and fitness education for youth and adults. Contemporary Dance Wyoming: professional modern dance company. Presenting Series: established and emerging guest artists from around the world in residence and performance.
Essays based on the US Constitution are judged for excellence. Winners receive scholarships. A Good Citizen also receives a monetary award.
Old Bill's Fun Run booth; Constitution week; Veterans' Day; National Day of Prayer; Memorial Day; Flag Day; Fourth of July. Awards night at the High School; Chapter Awards Dinner for students and their families.
Dog Is My CoPilot mission is to decrease the number of animals euthanized in shelters because of overcrowding and increase shelter adoption by flying groups of animals to areas where they are more adoptable and in demand.
To foster a thriving and vibrant Downtown Driggs.
We believe in the power of the arts to enrich our community and encourage healthy and sustainable growth. Over 175 artists, musicians and performers participate in our programs each year. Reaching audiences of over 7000 our free programs bring joy to people of all ages, while connecting and strengthening our community.
Empower strives to end violence through personal safety training which teaches individuals to be more self-reliant, increases their self-esteem and imparts practical self-defense skills.
Empower teaches the IMPACT system of personal safety. Students include children, teens, adult women, those with disabilities, and Native American communities. We are a grassroots, face-to-face, boots-on-the-ground organization equipping students with confidence-building, hands-on empowerment tools that range from awareness, boundary-setting, and role-play interventions to adrenalized physical defense.
The mission of Energy Conservation Works (ECW) is to provide leadership, implementation, and education specific to energy conservation, energy sustainability, and energy efficiency.
ECW works to promote conservation, efficiency and renewable energy in Jackson Hole. We conduct outreach and community engagement, offer financial incentives, and develop and implement projects in Teton County, WY. Each spring we host Eco-Fair and are consistently present at local community events throughout the year.
Environmental Health Trust provides research and education about environmental health hazards. Current projects include raising public awareness of issues: smoking, asbestos, diagnostic radiation and safer cell phone usage.
The mission of the Flat Creek Water Improvement District is to explore and implement ways to prevent damage to private property due to winter flooding of Flat Creek with a commitment to honor water rights, represent the best interests of the district’s property owners and residents, while maintaining and improving water and habitat quality within the stream corridor.
Friends of Pathways supports a vibrant community by promoting sustainable transportation and healthy recreation in Jackson Hole.
We. Move. People. For 25 years, we've been the conduit for our community's passion for a new paradigm of transportation and recreation in Teton County. This is realized in 68 miles of non-motorized pathways, 135 miles of world-class trails, $20 million of capital investment, Summer and Winter Trails and Pathways Ambassadors, Stewardship and Advocacy and Safe Routes to School Program.
Friends of the Teton River works for clean water, healthy streams, and a vibrant wild fishery in the Teton Watershed.
The mission of Friends of the Teton River is to restore and conserve the Teton River Watershed, ensuring a lasting legacy of clean water, healthy streams, and a thriving wild fishery. We implement programs and projects founded on sound science, community education, and cooperation with landowners, citizens, and agency partners.
The Fund for Public Education is dedicated to extending the excellence of Teton County School District #1 by supporting innovative programs that are not sustained by the core school budget.
Established in 2008, the Teton County Education Foundation is an independent, nonprofit organization. We support educational initiatives identified by TCSD #1 leadership as well as manage program, school, and outcome restricted gifts.
Working closely with the TCSD #1 Trustees, Superintendent, staff, and families, we administer effective opportunities to support excellence in our local public schools.
GAIN Inc. was founded in 2014 to "nurture and inspire Arts and Innovation wherever possible." Our small but steadily expanding team of visual artists, musicians, and educators are helping to bring arts-education into the future!
Thru in-school workshops, after-school programs (like our brand new Colter Clubs, and JH Rock Academy), and other community events and demonstrations, our staff and volunteers are actively engaging with students/teachers/pro-artists and the community in innovative and collaborative Art projects, performances and installations that push the limits of 21st Century S.T.E.A.M. education and project-based learning.
Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place.
Girl Scouts - Leadership Experience and the Girl Scout Cookie program that teach girls financial literacy. Girl Scout pathways, travel, and awards are designed to help girls develop as leaders and build confidence by learning new skills.
Girls Actively Participating! promotes success for girls through education, self-discovery, and community building.
GAP! offers in and after school enrichment programs for girls in Elementary through High School to increase confidence, competence, and community connections. Three Raising Girls events a year inspire thought and dialogue for parents and educators to help girls thrive.
To foster global awareness and cultural understanding by connecting local (Wyoming) residents and members of the international community, both personally and professionally.
As a member of Global Ties U.S., we are one of 88 community organizations across the nation that implement the prestigious U.S. State Department’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP). This Global Ties network has played a significant role in shaping international relations for 75 years. The roster of IVLP alumni includes more than 350 current and former heads of state worldwide who developed close ties to
The Good Samaritan Mission's purpose is to provide an environment conducive to the physical, emotional and spiritual well being of the people we serve. Our goal is to assist each of our guests toward independent living and self-sufficiency.
Men and Women's shelter open 24-7; Drop in Center open daily 7:00AM - 8:00PM; Community Meals Program: Breakfast 7:00 - 7:30 daily, Dinner 5:30-6:00 pm daily; Case Management.
Established in 1937, Grand Teton Association's mission is to increase public understanding, appreciation, and enjoyment of Grand Teton National Park and the surrounding public lands, through aid to the interpretive, educational and research programs of our agency partners.
Art in the Environment Workshops , Plein Air for the Park, Book Signings, Boyd Evison Graduate Fellowship . Provide aid and support to Grand Teton National Park, The National Elk Refuge, and Bridger-Teton National Forest.
To provide inexpensive, extended-stay lodging for climbers in Grand Teton National Park; to provide a venue for the cultivation of mountain craft and the exchange of information about the Teton Range; to cooperate with the National Park Service in conservation of the environment and preservation of the historic structures of the ranch; to represent the interests and concerns of the climbing community in the National Park.
The Climbers' Ranch is located in Moose, WY within Grand Teton National Park; and is is open to the public from June 10 to September 15. The Grand Teton Climbers' Ranch is a program of the American Alpine Club (AAC), 710 Tenth Street, Suite 100, Golden, CO 80401.
The Grand Teton Music Festival was founded in 1962 by Jackson Hole Fine Arts Festival to foster classical music experiences for performers and audiences and to improve and enrich the cultural awareness and opportunities for people in Wyoming and the adjacent area.
Grand Teton Music Festival presents nearly 100 concerts and musical events throughout the year, including a summer festival, winter festival, community concert series and Metropolitan Opera Broadcasts. Approximately 250 artists come together to perform for the summer and winter series from both the US and the world. The Festival also supplements music education programs throughout the community.
Grand Teton National Park Foundation is a private, nonprofit organization whose mission is to fund projects that protect and enhance Grand Teton National Park’s cultural, historic, and natural resources.
The Foundation has devoted more than two decades to partnering with individuals and organizations to fund projects and programs in Grand Teton National Park. These gifts solve challenges, provide meaningful visitor experiences, and assure this world-class landscape continues to be one of the most inspiring outdoor destinations in America.
Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity of the Greater Teton Area brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope.
Habitat strengthens our community by building simple, decent homes in partnership with hardworking families in need and people from all walks of life. We believe in the vision of building a world where everyone has a decent place to live.
Hole Food Rescue's mission is to reduce food waste and cultivate food insecurity in our community.
We rescue excess nutritious food from grocery stores, bakeries and other food retailers. After pickup, rescued food is sorted at our facility and then redistribute to 25 local nonprofits & organizations.
If you're interested in volunteering, apply at www.holefoodrescue.org/volunteer/
To empower youth, women and families to make healthy lifestyle choices through equine facilitated instruction and activities, mentoring, education, personal accountability, values, ethics and community service.
Horse Warriors;™ Power Ponies™ & Mighty Mustangs™ Parenting Programs; Horses of the Goddess Professional EFMH Practitioners Development; White Horse Social; Women & Horses; Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy sessions; Cancer Kickers™ free program for those recovering from Cancer (and their caregivers/families)
Providing immigrants with hope and help in finding a path to legal residency
Immigrant Hope - WY/ID offers honest, low-cost legal advice and representation in U.S. immigration law. We are recognized and accredited by the US Dept of Justice under OLAP (Office of Legal Access Programs). We meet with low-income clients to determine their possibilities for a path to legal US residency, then work together with them to produce all the legal documents required for that path.
Our mission is to enhance global awareness and connections through education and community engagement. We give students and community members opportunities to “think globally and act locally.”
InterConnections 21 (IC21) organizes the annual Teton County Model United Nations conference that hosts over 250 students and educators from across Wyoming and Idaho. Additionally, we host an international speaker series and community events to encourage high school students and local residents to better understand critical global issues and work collaboratively to solve pressing global issues.
To support, encourage, and advance the clubs, athletic program, and related activities of the Teton County School District.
We operate the concession stand at JHHS home events, organize advertising banner sales, and host an annual Golf Tournament to raise funds for essential equipment, projects, and scholarships for student athletes and coaches.
Jackson Canine Carnival hosts a zany, quirky, fun-filled fair every year as a fundraiser for the Town/County Animal Shelter. It also presents additional events as fundraisers for other nonprofits associated with animal and environmental causes.
Jackson Canine Carnival is held every year on the fourth Saturday of September at the County Fairgrounds.
To provide an opportunity for all in the community to be involved with non-professional theatre production; to learn and hone their skills and help teach others; keep productions affordable so all can participate.
Two to three productions per year, one in the Center for the Arts Main Stage Theatre; open to anyone in the community wishing to learn more about theatre production; we participate in Old Bill's Fun Run and a non-profit at the Farmer's Market
The Jackson Cupboard provides essential, nutritious, food for our community members in need.
The Jackson Cupboard is a food bank that opened its doors in 2001 and has been serving the Jackson community since that time. It is a non-political, non-religious organization. The Cupboard operates off of 100% private donation; receives no government funding. 95% of monetary donations are used to purchase food. 5,000+ people served annually.
To teach volleyball and life skills in a fun, dynamic environment, challenging athletes to be the best volleyball players and teammates, both on and off the court.
Jackson Elite Volleyball (JEV) provides developmental and competitive volleyball programs for athletes in grades 6-12. The club volleyball season runs from January to May each year. JEV typically supports a developmental track along with 4-5 competitive teams of high school and middle school athletes who travel to surrounding states to compete. The club is managed by a volunteer board of directors.
Providing space to play, create, explore and discover.
We envision a community that embraces children as curious, collaborative, and innovative individuals.
At the Jackson Hole Children's Museum, we encourage local and visiting families to examine the world together through interactive, hands-on exhibits and educational programs in the arts and sciences. We aim to help children and grown-ups of all ages build a love of learning through collaborative play and creative problem solving in a nurturing environment.
The Jackson Hole Chorale, Teton County’s COMMUNITY CHOIR, provides musical education in classical and contemporary choral music for its members to perform live choral music of the highest caliber for the community.
The Jackson Hole Chorale was formed in 1983 with a mission to provide an opportunity for local singers to perform and further their choral skills. Throughout the years we have educated our community audience in a wide variety of music forms and literature, introducing them to composers with whom they might otherwise never become acquainted. No audition required - our rehearsals take place Monday evenings.
To provide an avenue for musical studies and lifetime enrichment for instrumentalists of all ages and expertise, promote traditional concert band repertoire, to supply musical accompaniment to special events.
We play annually for Old Bills, Lighting of the Town Square, Tuba Chirtmas, Fall Concert, Wyoming Special Olympics, Spring Concert, Elk Festival, Old West Days Parade, 4th of July Parade and Concert, Music in the Hole.
The Jackson Hole Community Counseling Center’s Mission is to promote mental wellness and to provide ESSENTIAL mental health services in Teton County, regardless of the ability to pay.
JHCCC is state certified, designated Community Mental Health Center for Teton County. We are the “safety net” in the community and provide essential outpatient mental health services as well as crisis services 24/7 for Adults, children and families. This is done offering a sliding fee scale that is based on income, additional fee adjustments are also available.
The Jackson Hole Community Housing Trust advances our mission of cultivating a vibrant community through housing through collaboration, innovation, and stewardship.
Housing is the foundation of a community. It supports our local economy, it enables delivery of quality care and services; and most importantly it is where individuals find stability and families grow. If the people who provide our essential services are squeezed out of Jackson because they cannot afford a home, then Jackson will cease to be the thriving and diverse community we all treasure.
The JHCS is a small independent, 9-12 grade school that prepares students of diverse backgrounds for college and life beyond. We are invested in learning, value personal initiative, and make thoughtful contributions to our community.
We offer challenging academics, excellence in teaching, an array of extracurricular activities, and a supportive school culture.
Protecting the wildlife, wild places, and community character of Jackson Hole.
Now in our 4th decade of partnering for a wild and beautiful Jackson Hole, we work to protect the irreplaceable wildlife and natural resources that make this valley world-renowned. See jhalliance.org for info on events and programs.
The mission of JH Fire/EMS is the protection of life and property from the adverse effects of fires, medical emergencies and exposures to manmade and/or natural dangerous conditions.
Jackson Hole Fire/EMS is an all-hazards, combination fire department. We employ both full-time members and volunteer members. We also maintain active fire prevention, electrical inspections and public education programs.
The Jackson Hole Historical Society and Museum tells the stories of Jackson Hole that connect people to the history of this valley and region. We steward and share artifacts and ideas that foster curiosity and continual learning, forge connections, and inform our 21st century dialogue.
The JHHSM manages a museum collection of over 40,000 historical objects, archives, and photographs. We offer year-round engaging museum exhibits, historic downtown walking tours, educational programming and events, student field trips, and research services.
Our mission is to provide abused, neglected and unwanted horses a safe and psychologically nurturing environment. Our goal is to rehabilitate and then train them so they can be placed in a loving forever home.
Since we began in 2008 we have placed almost 200 horses in loving homes. We are an all-volunteer charitable organization. No one receives a salary. All donations go directly to the care of the horses. As of September, 2017, we have 31 horses in our care. It takes a lot of time and money to care for that many horses.
To introduce and grow a community-based program that offers all youth in Jackson Hole, regardless of economic status, the opportunity to discover, embrace and participate in the sport of lacrosse, and to grow the sport while maintaining the highest ethical standards, providing quality coaching and instruction, and protecting and enhancing the well-being of participants in a safe and respectful environment.
JHLC runs spring and fall seasons for youth ages 1st grade through High School. These seasons include house league play, and competitive travel to tournaments throughout the inter-mountain west. JHLC also puts on the Jackson Hole Mountain Roundup, a spring tournament with over 1,000 players from around the region participating in nearly 150 games over 3 days in Mid May.
The Jackson Hole Land Trust is a private nonprofit that was established in 1980. We work to preserve open space and the scenic, ranching and wildlife values of Jackson Hole and Western Wyoming landscapes by assisting landowners who wish to protect their land in perpetuity.
From our genesis and over the past 37 years, the Land Trust has succeeded because of community leadership, involvement, and action. Although the Jackson Hole Land Trust continues to evolve, as does the valley in which we work, our commitment to our mission and the stewardship of our protected properties remains steadfast.
Developing life-skills through Sailing. Our sailors, experienced staff and enthusiastic donors are committed to developing resilient life skills through unique sailing experiences. We work with Junior High kids all the way through to senior citizens. We have raced to Hawaii, circled Catalina, conducted Jackson Lake training, and are cruising out of La Paz, Mexico. JH people love sailing! They learn about STEM, ocean ecosystem, competition and teamwork.
Training Programs, including two summer camps held on Jackson Lake, land based training, and several major annual ocean races.
Providing financial and logistical support to local law enforcement for the police dogs and their dedicated handlers of the Teton County Sheriff's Office and Jackson Police Department.
Jackson Hole Police K9 Auxiliary was borne out of our desire to provide a consistent and sustainable revenue stream to address the Teton County Sheriff's Office and Jackson Police Department's police K9 units' financial needs now and in the future. This includes acquisition and training of both dog and handler, as well as supplies, vet bills and annual re-certification.
Jackson Hole Public Art forges partnerships for the integration of art into any environment, to inspire lasting cultural, educational and economic benefits.
JHPA creates opportunities for local youth, emerging, and professional artists. We provide consulting services and managing the Public Art Task Force. We curate the ArtSpot, PARKing Day, a 5x5 (Pecka Chucha), and the Glow Festival. Bland Hoke runs the Building STEAM program through the Fabrication Lab at the JH High School, and we conduct outreach using the Mobile Design Studio.
The Jackson Hole Shooting sports Foundation was organized to promote shooting sports education, safety and ethics.
The foundation organizes and promotes various programs that are designed to foster shooting education, safety and ethics. Programs are held at the Shooter Education Building located at the Jackson Hole Gun Club.
To inspire and develop student-athletes through innovative and accessible ski and snowboard programs that provide opportunities to pursue personal excellence in snowsports and life.
JHSC provides alpine, Nordic, freeski & snowboard competition training to youth ages 5 and up following the US Ski & Snowboard athlete development training system. We host the annual Ski Ball, Ski Swap, Jackson Hole Downhill and Pole Pedal Paddle as fundraising events as well as over 20 days of junior competition events. We provide scholarships for need based and merit applications.
The Jackson Hole Memorial Scholarship Fund is dedicated to providing college scholarships to high school students whose spirit and love of mountain adventure honors the memory of ski patrollers no longer with us.
Recipients are selected from applications that include an essay about overcoming challenges and are recognized during annual Scholarship Awards Evening at Jackson Hole High School in April. New in 2017 scholarship funds were awarded to students wanting to attend vocational training such as Fire/EMS, Wilderness First Responder or Avalanche Class.
Teaching children to swim strong and building a team out of these strong individuals while encouraging them to challenge themselves at something new and to reach higher levels of swimming and collegiate learning.
Mission: To empower, inspire, and enrich lives through Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies.
Vision: We envision an inclusive community in which every ability is embraced, all potentials are maximized, and together we thrive.
We are an inclusive and compassionate organization. Empowerment is at the heart of everything we do. We believe that everyone deserves to reach their full potential and this belief guides our commitment to adaptable and accessible programs. Our team supports participants in their ongoing pursuit of confidence, strength, and independence.
Raising appreciation and awareness of nature, culture and science through innovative use of media to inspire creative expression, public engagement and personal connection to the natural world.
From the internationally acclaimed Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival & Conservation Summit to an expansion of community film and science events, Jackson Hole WILD connects people to the natural world through media and film. For our full programming, please visit jhfestival.org and jhwild.org.
The Jackson Hole Wildlife Foundation works to promote ways for our community to live compatibly with wildlife.
We accomplish our mission primarily through on-the-ground projects that we guide in collaboration with agencies, organizations and land owners. We also gather and disseminate wildlife data that can inform wildlife-friendly policies and educate the public on how to reduce potential conflict with our wild neighbors.
To support and expand the literary community in Jackson, Wyoming by providing unique educational programming, professional training, and creative impetus to writers.
Produce annual writers conference (29 years, approximately 100 attendees); provide writing workshops in various genres for young adults and adults, organize local writers groups in various genres, provide writing outreach programs and education to the community outside the scope of the conference.
Our mission is to help boys and girls be as successful as they can by teaching the fundamentals of basketball, respect for the game and life lessons such as hard work, fair play, teamwork, resilience, and sportsmanship.
Jackson Hole Youth Basketball offers recreational league and travel league opportunities as well as camps and clinics. In addition, JHYB hosts the annual Veterans Classic and Broncs Alumni Weekend. JHYB is pleased to partner with Teton County Parks and Recreation and the Jackson Hole High School and Middle School basketball programs to offer basketball programs throughout the year to boys and girls grades 1-12.
Jackson Hole Youth Mountain Biking builds strong minds, bodies, character, and community through cycling.
We offer programs for student athletes in grades 6-12 from Jackson Hole, WY. The team competes in the Idaho Interscholastic Cycling League under National Interscholastic Cycling Association. The JHYMB team goals are simple: have fun, ride and race safely, and include and value every rider. Everyone is welcome, everyone rides.
The mission of Jackson Hole Youth Soccer is to provide all community youths with an excellent soccer education and the opportunity to play the greatest game in the world: soccer! Jackson Hole Youth Soccer believes that soccer teaches life-long skills that can be utilized to take advantage of opportunities in soccer and other personal life pursuits.
Jackson Hole Youth Soccer is split into two programs: Academy and United. The Academy program (Minikickers, Grassroots, Academy) is the starter, recreational, non-travel program for kids 3-12 years old. The United program is the more competitive, travel program for kids 9-18 years old.
It is the mission of Jackson Youth Hockey to provide a meaningful opportunity for children to experience the great game of hockey and to develop their skating skills and hockey skills to the best of their ability while instilling the importance of sportsmanship, leadership and teamwork.
Jackson Youth Hockey provides ice skating and ice hockey instruction for Teton County youths ages 4-19. Our teams are divided by age, with the youngest players in the Mite Under age 8 grouping, Squirts Under 10, Peewees Under 12, Bantams Under 14 and our oldest boys and girls ages 15-19.
KHOL's mission is to educate and inform listeners through a diversity of locally curated music and current events programming that challenges people to explore new ideas.
Jackson Hole Community Radio produces innovative public radio programs, in-depth local news and cultural reporting, and events that touch a passionate community of more than 40,000 people monthly on-air, online and in-person. From its studios in the Center for the Arts in downtown Jackson, Wyoming, KHOL is shaping community radio for a new generation of listeners with locally produced programs including Yonder Lies,
Kiwanis Club of Jackson Hole is committed to serving the needs of children in our community.
Kiwanis is dedicated to serving our community through scholarships and supporting many local child-based organizations. In 2017 we completed our commitment to St. John's Hospital by funding an audiology booth ($25K) as well as funding a dental program in schools for 2018. In 2019 Kiwanis supported free car seats for parents . Our programs are supported by food sales at the Annual Jackson Hole Snowmobile Hill Climb.
Leadership Jackson Hole is a series of sessions and workshops for emerging and established leaders who wish to increase their leadership skills, knowledge and ability to participate in community issues.
A local steering committee develops LJH's curriculum based on 3 core components: skills-building and leadershi passessment, community-based experiences, and a group project that engages the entire class. Participants' awareness of institutions, resources and issues in Teton County is increased.
Together, we create life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses.
We have granted heartfelt wishes of over 550 children across Wyoming since our chapter was founded in 1985. Each year, we grant as many as 36 wishes of Wyoming children with critical illnesses. We rely on over 65 volunteers across the state and local donors and supporters to make our mission possible. To find out how you can be a part of helping us transform lives, one wish at a time, please visit wyoming.wish.org.
The mission of the National Museum of Wildlife Art (NMWA) is to impart knowledge and inspire appreciation of humanity's relationship with wildlife and nature through art and education.
Interested in fantastic art, wildlife, and making a difference in your community?
If so, the National Museum of Wildlife Art is the place for you! A museum volunteer plays a vital role in many aspects of the Museum, assisting with guided gallery tours, information desk, staffing special events, and other “behind the scenes” projects in numerous Museum departments.
The mission of the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) is to be the leading source and teacher of wilderness skills and leadership that serve people and the environment.
NOLS is unique as it teaches technical skills and leadership on extended wilderness expeditions. Students of any age learn communication, good judgment, and grit through developing outdoor skills, risk management, and wilderness medicine expertise in a hands-on environment.
To provide opportunities of growth and success for Native American individuals and families through education and employment. We are working to empower native youth and adults to create more enriched lives for themselves and their families, while respecting diversity and traditional values.
Our vision is to provide Native American individuals with greater opportunities and experiences in a variety of life circumstances. We coordinate summer internships for Native American College Students (i.e. National Museum of Wildlife Art hosted a Native Intern from the Crow Reservation who is studying at Yale). We host a biannual fundraiser evening in Jackson.
NRCC advances Conservation for the Common Good in three important ways: we generate reliable knowledge and scientific data, foster effective leadership, and enable innovation.
For 30+ years, NRCC has been working on the forefront of ecology and policy in the region. Our research focuses on sensitive species such as grizzly bears, wolverine, amphibians, and Trumpeter Swans. Educational efforts include the Jackson Hole Wildlife Symposium and professional development workshops. Our Resident Expert program supports four outstanding individuals as they pursue innovative conservation projects.
Our Mission is to produce and present theater of the highest professional standards that inspires, stimulates, and entertains our diverse audiences, to conduct training and educational programs that enhance the quality of life for those we serve.
Season Programing of professional theatre; student performances; education classes; conservatory group called "Off Square Players," professional intensive training such as stage combat, singing and acting classes.
One22 exists to invest in and support our neighbors who face health, financial and cultural challenges. (due to recent merger now includes Jackson Cupboard)
Helping Teton County families establish financial stability
Ensuring Teton County families get the health care they need
Working with Latino families to engage in community and civic life in Teton County
pARTners ignites creative thinking and self-expression in students by integrating the ARTS into Teton County K-12 curriculum.
Served 2,900 students throughout Teton County
Implemented 42 integrated art projects throughout classrooms in Teton County.
Hosted 29 local artists and collaborated with 19 local community organization with the goal of promoting creativity and arts education in the schools.
PAWS of JH serves as a community resource to prevent pet homelessness, to protect pets from harm and suffering, and to promote responsible ownership.
Assist pets and people through 8 programs: Vouchers for low cost spay and neuter; Repairs, renovations, staffing, and dog training for our local animal shelters; Financial assistance with vet bills; Free Mutt Mitts and stations; Humane education and outreach programs; Care for pets of domestic violence victims; Winter dog park; and Pet disaster planning.
PAWS of Jackson Hole's mission is to serve as a community resource to prevent pet homelessness, to protect pets from harm and suffering, and to promote responsible ownership.
We provide our services in Teton County, WY, Teton Valley, ID, and Star Valley, WY. Our strategy is to advance comprehensive community solutions that meet the needs of companion animals throughout their lives. We focus first on activities that prevent pet overpopulation, support pets in shelters, and help pet families in need.
Pets in our communities have better lives because of our services.
Post 43 Giants is the American Legion Baseball Team in Jackson, Wyoming. Our team consists of players from the ages of 14-18 years of age. Wyoming High School Associations doesn't recognize baseball as a high school sport this is the equivalent of Jackson High School Baseball. They are coached by Jason Huggins. The season runs from April 22nd until the first week of August depending on how well they do at the state tournament.
Post 43 consists of a Prep and Varsity baseball team. They have around 15 home games a season between the two teams. All games are at the Baseball Diamond adjacent to the football field. They have a couple of fundraisers a year including the Spaghetti Dinner at the Elk Lodge April 21, 2018.
To be a community, rooted in Christ, reaching out in love.
Sunday Worship Services: 8am and 10:15am
Wednesday Community Dinners: 6:15pm
Adult Studies: 5:15pm Wednesdays and 9am Sundays
20s & 30s Young Adult Group: 7pm on Wednesdays
Women's Bible Study: noon on Tuesdays
Children, Youth & Family Programming: Little Lambs Preschool, JOY Summer Camp, K-8th Wednesday After-School Adventures, Music Academy, Middle School Breakfast Club Thursdays at 7:45am
This fund initiates, augments or supports projects and activities that help maintain viable and sustainable wildlife populations in Jackson Hole through research, education, habitat protection and restoration.
This fund supports Nature Mapping as well as awards grants for scientific projects.
Rendezvous 'R' Park, a Jackson Hole Land Trust (JHLT) community conservation program, provides 40-acres of reclaimed public space designed to encourage all ages to engage with nature and inspire through open space interaction. As the only non-profit park in Teton County, we are a reflection of the community values of our supporters, users, residents, and visitors.
R Park is the newest addition to the Jackson Hole Land Trust family. Set on 40-acres of a reclaimed gravel pit, 2 miles from Wilson and 4 miles from Jackson, R Park is accessible via community pathways and START BUS. R Park is open to everyone to explore. Free programming and events are offered throughout the year, and updated information can be found at rpark.org.
To encourage respect for human life from the moment of fertilization. Education on issues including development in the womb, abortion, adoption, and sexual purity. Offering comfort and pointing the way of forgiveness to anyone hurt by abortion.
Our funds are used for educational outreach - presentation of scientific facts through advertisements, photos, displays and free materials at local community events such as the Health Fair. Most of our funds are used for newspaper ads.
Riot Act, Inc. delivers exceptional theater that explores meaningful issues, expands community perspectives, and empowers local actors, directors, and playwrights.
We produce 3-5 plays annually using mostly local talent. Our auditions are open to all and we encourage people to volunteer with our organization. We also offer workshops and other events throughout the year.
Education and training, community outreach and engagement, and planning for the future sustainability of Jackson Hole, including the development and implementation of a Jackson Hole Sustainable Destination Action Plan for unifying and empowering our community's sustainability initiatives for preventing and mitigating visitor and resident impacts on our environmental and natural resources, infrastructure and services, community character and quality of life, and quality of visitor experience.
Jackson Hole & Yellowstone Sustainable Destination Program. Please see www.sustainabledestination.org for information on our program, projects and events, services, Sponsors and Supporters.
To support the advancement of education by providing scholarships to students and educators in our community while aiding other charitable needs of individuals and organizations as deemed appropriate
Scholarships to high school seniors (36 and $60,000 in 2013), Educator and nursing scholarships, support for RoboBroncs, Teton Literacy, Key Camp attendance, Model UN, National History Scholarships, JHHS HUNCH,Music Camp, disaster relief and more
To support local, state, regional, national, and international service projects.
Dictionaries to all Teton County 3rd Graders, Raising Readers, Elk Antler Arch Restoration, Children's Museum, support school Robotics Clubs, support schools' Lantina Leadership, support international water and sanitation projects.
To share Russian culture with the people of Teton County
We have an ongoing book club, reading in English; we collaborate with other non-profits to bring free cultural events to the valley: free screenings of the Bolshoi "Nutcracker", free skating performances of "Peter and the Wolf", free talks from keynote speakers on various aspects of Russia, free art talks and exhibitions. We have about 5 public events a year.
We provide holiday gifts for Teton County, Wyoming children whose economic and family situations qualify. We accomplish this mission through our fundraising efforts, the gifts from our generous donors, negotiated discounts with local merchants and the shopping expertise of our volunteers.
After vetting families through Systems of Care agencies and schools, we dispatch volunteer shoppers to procure gifts on children’s wish lists, using the funds we have raised through OBFR and other donations.
The Senior Center of Jackson Hole is the community hub for active people over 60 looking for inspiration and well-being so they can achieve their physical and mental health goals and live their best lives. We create this hub through a focus on respect, caring, and fun while providing best-in-class in-center and in-home activities and programs, as well as community outreach and advocacy.
SHIFT (Shaping How we Invest For Tomorrow) is dedicated to the advancement of nature as a social determinant of health. We believe that creating an irrefutable case for the health benefits of nature represents the strongest argument we can make for nature itself.
The 2017 SHIFT Festival, which runs from Nov. 1-3, will explore the business case for public lands: protecting them because of their role in sustainable economies.
The Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) includes three days of preparatory work in advance of SHIFT that convenes a diverse group of early career leaders from across the core SHIFT audiences to revitalize the American conservation movement.
Provide expert medical care to children with orthopaedic conditions, REGARDLESS OF ABILITY TO PAY. Education of physicians and healthcare professionals Conduct research to improve the quality of care and quality of life of children
Since 1925, this 40-bed hospital has provided life-changing care for children with orthopaedic conditions, from throughout the Intermountain West; State-of-the-art EOS imaging system; 3D Motion Analysis Lab; Orthotics and Prosthetics Department; Wheelchair & Seating Department; CARE PROVIDED REGARDLESS OF ABILITY TO PAY
Silicon Couloir aligns entrepreneurship with community vision to promote a diverse economy and a healthy environment for current and future generations.
Silicon Couloir is an exciting non-profit organization grown from a need to connect aspiring and experienced entrepreneurs with the resources they need to succeed. Our core programs help entrepreneurs connect with intellectual, human, and financial capital.
We believe the best way to create sustainable jobs is to support entrepreneurs who create sustainable companies.
Slow Food in the Tetons works to grow our local and regional sustainable food economy by supporting producers, educating consumers and connecting them together in the spirit of good, clean and fair food.
Slow Food in the Tetons seeks to create dramatic and lasting change in our local food system. We run the Jackson Hole People's Market, Slow Food Farm Stand, teach year-round farm to table kids cooking classes and much more. We work to make healthy local food available and accessible to all.
To promote stewardship of and public access to the Snake River Watershed in Wyoming with an emphasis on partnerships, education, and public outreach.
The Snake River Fund is a voice for the river. We support public land management agencies with funding for public access improvements. We offer educational programs for all ages through our Summit on the Snake outings, 5th grade floats and Snake River Days camp. We are a watershed focused partner working with as many organizations as possible to keep the Snake a vibrant natural and recreational resource.
The Purpose of St. John’s Auxiliary is to promote and advance the welfare of St. John’s Medical Center. This is accomplished by educating members so they may serve as ambassadors for the Medical Center in the community, and through fundraising activities and service to the hospital and its patients.
We are a loving faith community who has been here for more than 100 years. We are a passionate, imperfect family leading the way to make a love-spreading difference in our community and beyond. Partnering with God, we are hard workers, intent upon finding and meeting the needs of God's children.
Our work goes far beyond the walls as we open our hearts and hands to the public through a variety of programs, events, and services. On campus we house One22, Jackson Cupboard, Browse 'N Buy, Bright Beginnings Preschool, and 12-step programs.
The mission of the St. John's Health Foundation is to secure philanthropic support to advance the mission and strategic objectives of St. John’s Health, including patient-centered care, clinical excellence, and community wellness.
St. John’s Health Foundation envisions a broad community of fully aware, engaged, committed, and grateful members for whom the advancement of community health and wellness through St. John’s Health is their philanthropic priority.
We transport people. START safely provides the Jackson Hole community with convenient transportation that is affordable, service oriented and environmentally friendly, improving the economic vitality of the region.
Stripping For A Cure is an annual women's fly fishing event held on the Snake River in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Proceeds from the event are donated to the St. John's Health Foundation’s Women's Healthcare Fund, to assist cancer patients and their families with the challenges of treatment and recovery.
Our mission is to promote, support and develop recreation opportunities for people with disabilities living in and visiting the Greater Teton Area.
TAS creates outdoor sports opportunities for people with disabilities by assisting with accessibility at events, , training instructors and coaches, providing special equipment and offering scholarships when cost is the barrier to inclusion. Teton Adaptive strives to make all activities in our area accessible to people with disabilities.
We envision a safe environment and a health community. Our mission is to promote the health and wellbeing of the community through protection and prevention efforts in collaboration with an engaged public and other community partners. We value proactive and responsive service, teamwork, professionalism, and respect for all.
Public Health Nursing Services: immunizations, reproductive health and family planning, STI and HIV screening, TB testing, diabetes screening, Maternal and Child Health
Environmental Health: Restaurant inspections, pool and spa inspections, water lab
Emergency Preparedness & Response
Community Prevention: Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drug Prevention and Suicide Prevention
To secure and steward resources to support the Teton County Library--your essential place to thrive in a changing world.
The Library Foundation secures financial support to strengthen the library’s ability to realize its vision and mission. We sponsor programs and enhancements that enrich the offerings of the library and address the educational, cultural, technological, and recreational needs of community members.
The Teton County Library Friends promote and provide volunteer service to support Teton County Library.
Anyone who volunteers at the library is automatically a member of the Friends of Teton County Library. No dues are required - just your time, energy and skills.
The Friends contribute to every part of the library through their volunteer work. Friends regularly lend a hand with library youth and adult programs and support the library through their book store, the Book Nook.
We exist to improve lives and make people feel better! We do this by registering and matching animal therapy teams to individual and community needs.
TCPP partners with C BAR V Ranch, Children's Learning Center, Jackson Hole Community School, Legacy Lodge, St. John's Medical Center, Teton Behavior Therapy, Teton Literacy Center, Teton County Library, VOAD and several area preschools to provide animal therapy to Teton County.
Reduce, Reuse, recycle and manage municipal solid waste throughout Teton County, Wyoming, in an efficient and environmentally-sound manner.
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Services and Outreach; Seven Community Recycling Sites; Municipal Composting Services and Outreach; Confidential Paper Shredding; Electronic Waste Collection; Household Hazardous Waste Collection; Stewards of the Road to Zero Waste in Teton County and the diversion of 60% from landfill by 2030.
To serve all victims of reported crime through education about victims' rights, crisis intervention, supportive services and advocacy in the criminal justice system.
Direct services to victims of crime. Services include crisis intervention, emergency financial assistance, Crime Victim Compensation/Restitution, court escort and support, stalking and domestic violence protection orders.
Established in 1999, the purpose of the Jackson Hole Weed Management Association (JHWMA) is to establish long and short-term management policies, goals, and objectives necessary for cooperatively managing and funding noxious weed activities across all jurisdictional boundaries. Teton County Weed & Pest District is a member of the JHWMA.
A JHWMA booth can be found at many community events including the Home show, Elkfest, Eco Fair, etc. We provide education and advice on noxious weed ID and management. Learn more at tcweed.org or jhwma.org. Help us by learning how to #PlayCleanGo
To enrich the Teton experience through the creation and care of exceptional trails.
As we see a growing number of users to our trail network, our organization has dedicated significant resources towards routine maintenance and repair to ensure user safety, help diminish erosion, and other safety and environmental concerns.
We are dedicated to enriching lives by providing accessible music education and exceptional music experiences.
Teton Music School students participate in individual music lessons including piano, drums, guitar, ukulele, saxophone, and violin. We offer ensembles and summer camps too. TMS serves people of all ages, backgrounds, economic means, and levels of ability. Founded in 2019, we are located at the Center for the Arts, an inspiring space for teachers and students to learn, collaborate, and perform.
To provide financial assistance for college or vocational education to graduating high school seniors that have been employed at Teton Pines or whose parents are employed at Teton Pines.
Over the last 26 years The Teton Pines Country Club Scholarship Fund has awarded over $1,000,000 in scholarships to 139 Teton County students. All funds have been generously donated by Teton Pines Country Club members.
To advance raptor conservation through education, research and rehabilitation.
Each year more than 25,000 people experience live birds of prey through TRC's educational programs. Our conservation projects protect birds of prey across the nation, and we offer world-class care to injured, ill and orphaned raptors.
Inspiring curiosity, engagement and leadership through transformative place-based education
Teton Science Schools consists of six major program areas and educates thousands of participants annually by connecting them to the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem and through place-based education around the country.
The Teton Valley Balloon Rally, Inc. is committed to keeping the magic of hot air ballooning alive in the years to come. The traditional Balloon Rally event features several mornings of group hot air balloon launches from the Teton County Fairgrounds in Driggs, ID over the July 4 weekend. The TVBR organization provides ongoing program opportunities for elementary schools and a scholarship to a Balloon Federation of America Junior Balloonist Summer Camp for a deserving high school student.
TVBR works year-round to respect and grow the grand local tradition of hot air ballooning. Elementary school programs focused on the science of the first form of aviation paired with the beauty of hot air balloons inspire awe and wonder. Ongoing promotion of unique and creative opportunities to experience ballooning promotes multi-generational interest by way of immersion and hands-on experience.
We are dedicated to providing shelter, care and minor medical treatment for homeless, unwanted and lost pets until their permanent homes are found.
TVCAS is a local non-profit animal shelter located in Driggs, Idaho. We are funded through grants, private donations, and contributions from our local municipalities. We take in, on average, about 500 animals a year, including lost animals that are returned to their owners. We strive to keep our adoption rates high. Through community support, we look forward to continuing to save lives for years to come.
To develop ethical waste reduction solutions that are financially and environmentally sound for our community. TVCR envisions a healthy community that reduces, reuses, recycles, and rethinks its way toward zero waste.
Teton Valley Community Recycling collaborates with local groups to reduce event and business waste. We educate through school programs, community events, workshops, print and social media. And we advocate for responsible waste management in our County through networking, policy engagement, audits, and speaking up for community interests.
To make the good life in Teton Valley even better for residents and visitors alike through affordable recreational and cultural programs that create community connections and enhance the local economy.
Teton Valley Foundation boasts two of the largest events and facilities Teton Valley, Idaho has to offer. Throughout the summer, we put on an 8-week free summer concert series, Music on Main. In the winter, our covered outdoor ice rink, the Kotler Ice Arena provides youth and adult hockey and figure skating programs for 1400 users weekly. Between these 2 events, TVF impacts thousands of participants every year.
Increasing the chances of wildlife survival through rehabilitation and public education
We offer four programs: Education, partnerships, internships and captive breeding and restoration. Located in Driggs, ID and currently raising money for our facility so that we can intake and release the wildlife that really need us.
Help children and families find their way to fulfilling and constructive lives.
Van Vleck's Group Home and Crisis Shelter, Juvenile Diversion Program, Hirschfield Center for Childrens' Family Advocate Program, Jackson Hole Leadership Program, and Red Top Meadows Residential Treatment Center.
The Children's Grand Adventure is a nonprofit that enables pediatric cancer patients to kickstart their healing process through experiencing the power of potential and beauty of life in the Tetons and Yellowstone. Over 100 children have participated in a CGA program over the past decade, and many patients return as counselors in following years for our week-long
programs. We believe in the healing power of exploration and outdoor adventure.
We partner with Teton Science Schools to bring pediatric cancer patients from various hospitals around the US to the Tetons for a week-long program every summer (and some winters), including hiking, camping, rafting, wildlife safaris, and more. We also hold at least two events each year in Jackson - our Firepit Welcome, and The Stars Are Ours auction event.
“The Cougar Fund protects the cougar – also known as a mountain lion, puma, and panther – and other carnivores throughout the Americas by educating children and adults on their value, and by monitoring state policies and advocating for management based on sound science, to assure a lasting place for these creatures.”
The Cougar Fund is available for presentations, events and children's programming related to the ecological contributions of large carnivores. Please contact us at email@example.com for more information.
To support the Transcendental Meditation(TM) Center and provide scholarships and loans to learn the TM techniqe for deserving students, adults, and retirees. Benefits include reduced stress, clearer, more creative thinking and improved health.
Transcendental Meditation Program; Corporate Development Program; Group meditation; Quiet-Time Education program; Maharishi Ayurveda; TM-Sidhi and Advanced programs; Maharishi Vedic Education Courses
Trout Unlimited's mission is to conserve, protect and restore North America's cold-water fisheries and their watersheds.
Today, Trout Unlimited is a national organization with more than 155,000 volunteers organized into 400 chapters nationwide. The Jackson Hole Trout Unlimited chapter was formed in 1983 in Jackson, Wyoming, to conserve, protect, and restore Jackson Hole's coldwater fisheries and their watersheds. JHTU is one of 12 Trout Unlimited chapters throughout the state that make up the Wyoming Council of Trout Unlimited.
To offer free, confidential, compassionate counseling and education to women, men and families with pregnancy needs.
Services such as pregnancy tests, peer and professional counseling for unplanned pregnancy and pregnancy loss, Earn While You Learn Incentive Program, community referals, pregnancy and sexual education.
Whit Press creates books that weave a rich tapestry of literary diversity that put words into action for the public benefit.
Whit Press creates unique models for collaborative publishing that engage and inspire while accomplishing real and lasting results. Every book we publish MUST be of direct benefit to the community and other worthy nonprofit organizations
Our Mission is to be an ally with the indigenous people living on the Wind River Reservation, by supporting and providing for long term community health, as well as to assist in fulfilling the emergency essential needs of individuals. We pursue our mission by assisting to empower the Wind River Reservation community by directing funding and resources towards existing programs, as well as by supporting the development of new programs that advance community health.
WRCA actively supports the development of a transitional living center/shelter for abused women, food sovereignty programs, creating an art program, and addressing the lack of wireless utility capability. We also support emergency needs that the community cannot fulfill such as ensuring hot water for households, providing household fuel for heating and cooking, and housing of the homeless.
Empowering and connecting women as leaders within their community.
Womentum promotes women's leadership through our signature mentoring program, Womentoring. With 270 program Alumnae, Womentum also offers robust programming beyond the initial 9-month commitment. Womentum offers public workshops including the annual Women in Leadership Luncheon, which will be expanded to a 2-day Women in Leadership Summit in 2017.
Wyoming 2-1-1 will provide comprehensive information and referrals regarding Wyoming health and human services and will be available to assist Wyoming communities with disaster preparedness and response.
Wyoming 2-1-1 is a comprehensive, statewide provider of information and referral for Wyomingites. 2-1-1 is an easy to remember, free helpline for people looking for community services and resources, especially for those who need essential services, such as food, shelter, counseling, employment assistance, and more.
Our mission is to build healthy families through adoption, and to advocate for birth families, children and adoptive families.
Wyoming Children's Society is a non-profit adoption agency with infant, waiting child and international adoption programs. WCS is licensed throughout the state of Wyoming and is able to complete home studies and post placement/post adoption reports for adoptive families.
The mission of Wyoming Stargazing is to inspire and educate through Wyoming's extraordinary skies and the Universe beyond.
We offer free, year-round, family-friendly, daytime and nighttime programming including stargazing programs, solar astronomy programs, planetarium programs, and indoor astronomy presentations. Over the past five years we have offered over 400 free astronomy programs. Our vision is to build a public observatory and planetarium in Jackson Hole.
Wyoming Untrapped is dedicated to creating a safe and humane environment for people, pets and wildlife through education, trapping regulation reform and compassionate coexistence.
Featuring educational opportunities for all ages through Trap Release Workshops and our new Beaver Restoration Project, which will establish new populations of beavers in the BTNF with emphasis on improvement of existing wetlands, creation of new wetlands, and involvement of youth to relocate beavers along with learning science concepts that will study effects of beavers and ecology and biology.
Our mission is to defend Wyoming's magnificent wild landscapes from the pressures of development, mismanagement, and commodification. We use advocacy, outreach, education and collaboration to ensure these public lands remain pristine and intact for every American citizen to enjoy now and into the future.
Wyoming Wildlife Advocates informs, educates, and empowers communities to preserve our wild legacy, protect our shared wildlife, and modernize wildlife management across the state.
We envision a Wyoming that leads the nation in exceptional and innovative wildlife management; all stakeholders are valued equally, and management decisions are driven by the best available science, not politics. In order to accomplish this, we use all the tools available to us including education, litigation, grassroots organizing, public comment, and scientific investigation. We speak for those who have no voice.
Wyoming Wildlife Federation works to conserve Wyoming's wildlife, habitat, and outdoor opportunities.
For 83 years, the Wyoming Wildlife Federation has been the voice for sportsmen and women of Wyoming – advocating for healthy, intact, fully functioning ecosystems and providing outdoor opportunities. WWF works to cultivate a culture of conservation stewards that are actively engaged in protecting our wild heritage through policy, advocacy, and local engagement.
The Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative (Y2Y) protects and connects habitat from Yellowstone to Yukon so people and nature can thrive.
Y2Y is a US/Canadian trans-boundary organization that protects core wildlife habitat and the areas that link them. In Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming, Y2Y promotes safe wildlife passage, public lands planning, natural resource policy, and coexistence with wildlife. Y2Y has offices in Wyoming, Idaho, British Columbia, and Alberta.
Our vision is a Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem where local businesses and governments, residents, and visitors are readily able to access and utilize alternative fuels, advanced vehicle technologies and efficient transportation options in order to reduce their use of traditional petroleum-based fuels and improve regional air quality and public health.