Scroll the page to view the variety of WYOMING COMMUNITY FOUNDATION GRANTs available.


Application Deadline Dates Notification Dates
March 15 June 15
September 15 December 15


WYCF  accepts one application per organization for any given grant deadline and a final report must be submitted prior to submitting a new grant request. Additionally, a grantee shall limit their application to one time per year, based on the submission date, unless granted permission otherwise. For example, a grantee submitting an application in March of 2023 and receiving funds in June of 2023 may not reapply until March of 2024.



WYCF gives priority to nonprofit organizations who:

  • Address an identified community need and work to create a long-term solution
  • Partner with other nonprofits or programs to enhance services without duplication
  • Leverage dollars received from WYCF to obtain additional or future funding

Please note, we cannot support lobbying efforts and cannot give grants to individuals. 

Low priority is given to:

  • Block grants
  • Capital campaigns
  • Annual campaigns
  • Debt retirement

Still have questions? Feel free to contact WYCF Programs Associate Cassandra Hunter (cassandra@wycf.org) or book an appointment for our NEW Office Hours. Learn more and book today!

Other Competitive Grants


  • Provides financial assistance to individuals participating in a Registered Apprenticeship Program with the US Department of Labor, Office of Apprenticeships.* For more detailed information, click here.
  • All trades will be considered, with special attention given to the automotive and construction trades.
  • Application is open annually May 1st through July 1st.
  • Questions? Contact Ben Kinion (BenK@wycf.org).

Access code for the Lauren P. Miller Apprenticeship Scholarship Application: Miller24

*Employers who do not currently have a Registered Apprenticeship Program should contact Michael Broad, U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Apprenticeships, at (307) 772-2448 for information on developing a program for your company.


    The Katie Parton Memorial Dance Fund grant provides tuition and other financial assistance such as support for costumes, shoes, special equipment, travel stipends, or any other expenses related to dance that might be incurred by the students with down syndrome or other cognitive or physical disabilities. Organizations qualify if they serve:

    • Priority 1: Any person of any age who has Down Syndrome in Natrona County.
    • Priority 2: Any person of any age with a cognitive or physical disability in Natrona County.
    • Priority 3: Any person 18 or under, regardless of ability, needing financial assistance for classes.
    • Application is open annually July 15th through August 15th.

      Please contact Benk@wycf.org with any questions about this opportunity.


      • Grants of up to $1,750 are available to employees at Wyoming’s libraries who have been employed at the same library for a minimum period of 12 months.
      • Grant supports: coursework for certification or completion of degree in a library-related subject area OR attendance at conferences, workshops or seminars.
      • Grants are made bi-monthly, beginning January 31.
      • PLEASE NOTE: If you wish to submit for library funding, please apply through the WYCF competitive grant application.


      • Open to all  Johnson County nonprofits.
      • March 15 submission deadline date.

      Please contact Cassandra@wycf.org with any questions about this opportunity.


      • Open to nonprofits in Albany, Carbon, and Platte County
      • Applicants may apply for grants of up to $50,000. 
      • WICIP funds will support innovative projects that enhance quality of life while strengthening communities in this area of Wyoming. 
      • June 17 submission deadline date. There will be two cycles a year.

      Please contact Allison@wycf.org with any questions about this opportunity.

      Mission: Connecting people who care with causes that matter to build a better Wyoming.

      WYCF Headquarters

      Hours: Monday – Friday, 9:00-5:00
      Address: 1472 N. 5th Street, Suite 201
                       Laramie, WY 82072
      Email: wcf@wycf.org
      Phone: 307-721-8300

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