JACKSON, Wyo. – The Community Foundation of Jackson Hole announced today that its Competitive Grants program supported 54 nonprofit organizations with nearly $700,000 during the latest granting cycle. The Community Foundation’s grants serve a wide range of needs including Health & Human Services, Arts & Culture, Conservation & Environment, Animals, Education, Civic, and Sports & Recreation. 

“This was a year of change for the nonprofit applicants and the Competitive Grants committee members,” stated Julie O’Halloran, Competitive Grants Committee Chair and Community Foundation board member. “We feel the changes produced a transparent and equitable process for all involved. As always, these grants highlight both the need within our community as well as all the wonderful benefits provided to the community by a wide variety of nonprofit organizations.”

The grant requests were reviewed by a volunteer committee comprised of 31 community members including 5 high school students. Grants were awarded based on community need and anticipated impact. Funding for the Community Foundation’s Competitive Grants Program is provided by Old Bill’s Fun Run CoChallengers, individual donors, and endowed funds. The full list of grantees is detailed below.  

2023 Competitive Grant Recipients 

Health & Human Services

  • Becoming Jackson Whole
  • Community Entry Services
  • Cultivate Ability
  • Food Bank of Wyoming 
  • Good Samaritan Mission
  • Hole Food Rescue
  • Immigrant Hope-Wyoming/Idaho
  • Mental Health & Recovery Services of JH
  • JH Community Counseling Center & Curran Seeley Foundation) 
  • Jackson Hole Community Housing Trust
  • Jackson Hole Therapeutic Riding
  • One22 Resource Center
  • Slow Food in the Tetons
  • Teton County Search and Rescue Foundation
  • Voices Jackson Hole, fiscally sponsored by Legacy Philanthropy Works
  • Wind River Community Alliance 

Arts & Culture

  • Center for the Arts
  • Dancers’ Workshop
  • Grand Teton Music Festival
  • Jackson Hole Historical Society and Museum
  • Jackson Hole Public Art
  • KHOL – Jackson Hole Community Radio
  • MusicLand
  • National Museum of Wildlife Art
  • Off Square Theatre Company
  • pARTners
  • Riot Act, Inc.
  • Teton Music School
  • Vista 360° Inc. 

Conservation & Environment 

  • Astoria Park Conservancy
  • Energy Conservation Works
  • Friends of the Bridger-Teton
  • Grand Teton National Park Foundation
  • Jackson Hole Climate Action Collective
  • Jackson Hole Conservation Alliance
  • Jackson Hole Land Trust 
  • Jackson Hole Trout Unlimited
  • Jackson Hole Wildlife Foundation
  • The Nature Conservancy in Wyoming
  • Protect Our Water Jackson Hole
  • Teton Raptor Center
  • Wyoming Wilderness Association
  • Wyoming Wildlife Advocates
  • Wyoming Wildlife Federation 

Sports & Recreation

  • Camina Conmigo, fiscally sponsored by Coombs Outdoors
  • Coombs Outdoors
  • Friends of Pathways
  • Jackson Hole Ski & Snowboard Club
  • Teton Adaptive Sports Inc.
  • Teton Valley Ranch Camp Education Foundation  


  • Central Wyoming College Foundation
  • First in Family Jackson Hole, fiscally sponsored by the Community Foundation of Jackson Hole
  • Fund for Public Education
  • Wyoming Stargazing  


  • Old Wilson Schoolhouse Community Center