Wyoming Intertie Community Investment Program

Strengthening communities in:

Albany County

Carbon County

Platte County

The Wyoming Intertie Community Investment Program (WICIP) was established at the Wyoming Community Foundation (WYCF) by the developer of Wyoming Intertie, Grid United. Grid United is an independent transmission company that builds high voltage electric transmission lines.

Who Does the Program Support? 

WICIP supports nonprofits and communities in Albany, Carbon, and Platte County, where Wyoming Intertie, a
transmission line connecting U.S. eastern and western electric grids, will be located.

About the Program 

Applicants must be a 501(c)(3) nonprofit or government entity, such as a local government, tribal government, or school district. Non-501(c)(3) nonprofits may be eligible to apply with an eligible fiscal sponsor, please contact WYCF to discuss eligibility. Applicants do not need to be based in Albany, Carbon or Platte County, however, grants must be used for projects benefiting communities in these counties. 

Grants will be up to $50,000. For funding needs greater than $50,000, please contact WYCF. 

View the full requirements and guidelines here

Application Opens

Application Closes

March 15 June 17

WICIP will grant to projects that: 

    • Have a broad impact on the quality of life in Albany, Carbon, or Platte County. 
    • Propose ways to address community issues and problems. 
    • Leverage other sources of support. 
    • Encourage others to get involved in addressing community needs. 
    • Are creative in their approach to solving problems or capturing opportunities. 
    • Are responsive to changing and emerging needs. 
    • Support innovative approaches to economic and community development. 


Contact Allison Renton at (307)721-8300 or allison@wycf.org. 

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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