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.
To elevate the quality of life in Teton Valley by bringing people together through philanthropic leadership.
The Foundation's goals are to make nonprofits stronger through grants and programs, to serve as a resource for local donors in establishing charitable funds and to produce the Tin Cup Challenge, an annual fundraiser for Teton Valley nonprofits.
To foster a thriving and vibrant Downtown Driggs.
We believe in making Driggs the best community to live and work in. We do that by 1.) making downtown Driggs a fun, creative and vibrant place to be, 2.) promoting our cultural, recreational and historic values to everyone and 3.) enhancing the quality of life for residents and visitors alike.
Our programs include free annual cultural events, visitor tools and downtown beautification and revitalization projects.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
To provide positive youth development opportunities to meet the needs of young people to experience belonging, independence, generosity and mastery and to foster educational opportunities.
Monthly 4-H club programming is Oct. to Sept., Teton County Fair, Scholarship Program, Member and Leader recognition events, Public Speaking and Youth Business Ventures Contests, Character Counts Education, Volunteer Training, etc.
To secure & 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.
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.