Know Before Applying


Because of donor support, in 2019 WYCF granted nearly $11 million to nonprofits across the state. Click the links below to learn more about applying for a grant.

Three Questions to Ask Before Applying for a Grant

1. When can I apply for a grant?

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

*Other specific guidelines may apply for specific grants.

2. Am I eligible to receive a grant?

  • Nonprofit organizations exempt from federal taxation under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Confirm your nonprofit status here.
  • On occasion, to public/governmental agencies.
  • Grants are not made to individuals and cannot be made for lobbying purposes.

3. How much can I request?

Most grant amounts awarded are between $1,000-$5,000, with other amounts considered. An organization may receive full funding, partial funding, or be denied funding. In some cases, additional conditions may be attached to funding approval.

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
Phone: 307-721-8300

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