Youth Philanthropy Inspires

The calendar has begun again and with it, fresh hopes and dreams for the new year.  Our resolutions for the year ahead reflect the future we envision for both ourselves and our community. The Community Foundation’s Youth Philanthropy Program rounded out in December but continues to inspire us on both of these fronts into the…

Your Foundation in Action

With supporters like you, we’ve elevated lives in Teton Valley over the last year through Youth Philanthropy, Competitive Grant Programs, and Nonprofit Workshops. Youth Philanthropy brings the Community Foundation into the classroom of high school seniors with three classes that serve to illustrate philanthropy in action and bring awareness to the local nonprofit landscape. In…

Family Safety Network – Strategic Planning Project

Strategic Planning Project – $5,000 At the Community Foundation, we believe in growing programs from the inside out. This often requires local nonprofits to implement focused strategic planning efforts. This spring, we awarded Family Safety Network with a grant for $5,000 to fund expanded community service efforts. Over the last 12-18 months, Family Safety Network…

2018 Youth Philanthropy: Teton Valley Health Care

Saving Lives with CPR The Community Foundation’s Youth Philanthropy students awarded $500 to the Teton Valley Hospital Foundation towards new CPR equipment. Students recognized that Teton Valley Hospital is the only hospital serving Teton Valley and becomes the first line of defense for people with emergent healthcare needs. It’s important that hospital staff be fully…

2018 Youth Philanthropy: Teton Valley Education Foundation

Spanish Language for K-3 Students The Community Foundation’s Youth Philanthropy students awarded $1,000 to the Teton Valley Education Foundation towards the continuation of Spanish Language classes for elementary students. The program teaches Conversational Spanish to all TSD401 K-3 students not enrolled in the Dual Immersion Program. While the current Conversational Spanish Program is still in…

2018 Youth Philanthropy: Teton Regional Land Trust

Teton Valley Trumpeter Swan Nesting Project Students of the Community Foundation’s Youth Philanthropy program awarded $500 to purchase a Trumpeter Swan as part of the Teton Regional Land Trust’s long-term initiative to restore the nesting population of Trumpeter Swans in Teton Valley. Once educated on the subject, students agreed that Trumpeter Swans are a culturally…