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…

2018 Youth Philanthropy: Teton Valley Community Recycling

Recycling Education Video The Community Foundation’s Youth Philanthropy students awarded $500 to Teton Valley Community Recycling to create a short video to add to the collection at the Geotourism Center and to use for school programs. The video will highlight the detrimental environmental impact improperly-disposed solid waste wreaks on our beautiful wild lands and streams.…

2018 Youth Philanthropy: Teton County 4-H

Supporting the Hungry through 4-H Food Donations Students of the Community Foundation’s Youth Philanthropy program awarded $600 to this hands-on, education-driven, philanthropic project that builds on the success of last year’s 4-H hunger relief efforts. This year Teton County 4-H will begin a community-wide “grow a row” garden campaign to create more food for those…

Youth Philanthropy in Action

2018 Youth Philanthropy Grant Participants Youth Philanthropy gives back in a number of ways. High school seniors are simultaneously immersed with a sense of responsibility for their community, while providing $5,000 in grants to local nonprofits. “I think that the most meaningful part was helping out our community in a way that also benefited us…

2017 Fall Grants: Teton Valley Trails & Pathways

Trail Data Collectors The Community Foundation of Teton Valley supported a 2017 Fall Competitive Grant of $3,710 to Teton Valley Trails & Pathways for the purchase of Trail Data Collectors. Trail counting devices help TVTAP collect valuable data regarding trail and pathway usage. These counters will collect user data on groomed winter trails, paved pathway…

2017 Fall Grants: Teton Valley Foundation

Edger Equipment for Kolter Ice Arena Maintenance The Community Foundation of Teton Valley was pleased to award a $2,000 grant to the Teton Valley Foundation for the purchase of an edger for the Kolter Ice Arena during our 2017 Competitive Fall Grants cycle. The Kotler Ice Arena reaches almost every demographic in the valley by providing…