May 12, 2017 - From staff reportsFundraising through he Wyoming Community Foundation has earned $21,000 for projects in the Dubois and Crowheart area.
The Wyoming Community Foundation, based in Laramie, is working with nonprofits statewide to help ease the pinch.
The Community Foundation recently completed its first round of 2017 general grantmaking, and eighty-five nonprofits in communities across the state were awarded grants totaling $588,000.
The Wyoming Community Foundation, a nonprofit itself, is able to provide this sort of support through investing. The organization currently holds over 350 funds.
"We couldn't do this work without the incredible generosity of our donors," says Craig Showalter, President of the Wyoming Community Foundation. "Individuals, nonprofits and a whole host of others who love Wyoming make these grants possible."
The Wyoming Community Foundation distributed over $8 million in 2016 and makes grants throughout the year. Their next application deadline is June 15th and all nonprofits working to build a better community are encouraged to apply.
To apply for a grant or to learn more about establishing a fund at the Wyoming Community Foundation, visit www.wycf.org, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 307.721.8300.
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