Fall Attitude of Gratitude

For many of us in Teton Valley, fall marks the time of quiet planning and preparation for the winter ahead.  The dog days of summer are behind us and with it the myriad social gatherings and outings that always seem to mark summer in the Tetons.  In its place, is the quiet coolness of Autumn…

Take the Lead

What is the difference between managing and leading my organization?  How do I motivate the individuals within my organization?  What practices can I implement to strengthen my leadership skills? How do I become a more effective leader? As individuals in the nonprofit sector, we’ve all asked these questions of ourselves from time to time; whether…

Don’t Leave Money on the Table!

This Friday, September 19th at 5 pm marks the deadline for the Community Foundation of Teton Valley’s 3rd Quarter Grant Cycle.  If you are a local 501(c)3 public charity, local school or local government entity you are eligible to apply for grant funds made possible through the Tin Cup Challenger Fund. Don’t leave money on…

Giving Life to the Teton Valley

If giving is indeed the way that we build a truly meaningful life then the Community Foundation of Teton Valley’s Grant Program and its recipients are creating a pretty exceptional life right here in Teton Valley for all of us.  “The grant program offered by the Community Foundation of Teton Valley is an opportunity for…

One Step to Less Stress!

Reduce stress! Elevate your mood! Feel more fulfilled! Strengthen your professional network! It sounds a bit like an infomercial for some “As seen on TV” gadget that never quite lives up to the hype but this is no gadget and this is most certainly not hype.  This is hard data that is backed up by…

The Power of Generosity

On July 19, 2014 the Community Foundation of Teton Valley will host the 7th Annual Tin Cup Challenge, which serves as both a campaign for giving and a one-day event celebrating our community’s spirit of generosity.  Each year, the Community Foundation asks community members to give to the Tin Cup Challenger Fund which: Provides matching…

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Community Foundation: Upcoming Breakfast Club for Executive Directors

Upcoming Breakfast Clubs: MAY, 2014:  Executive Director Networking Breakfast and Training Session   Topic: The Community Foundation of Teton Valley’s Breakfast Club this month is specifically geared toward local nonprofit leaders and their upper-level staff.  Don’t miss this great informational and networking opportunity! Kat Smithhammer with Leadership at Play will be on hand to present…

2014 Youth Philanthropy Program Celebrates!

The Community Foundation of Teton Valley celebrated the success of its third annual Youth Philanthropy Program with an awards ceremony held Thursday, April 10th at Teton High School. Students and representatives from several local nonprofits gathered together to honor each other’s philanthropic work over pizza, salad, cookies and camaraderie. “I have always been supportive of…