Funding Opportunities

Uber - Community Impact Initiative

Applications are now open for the next round of the Uber PNW Community Impact Initiative. Nonprofits, social enterprises, and educational institutions across the region—Washington,​ ​Oregon,​ ​Idaho,​ ​Montana,​ ​Wyoming,​ ​and​ ​Alaska​—are invited to submit proposals for robust “shared-value” programs that leverage Uber’s technology and products. Uber is committed to working with organizations to contribute solutions to challenges in the PNW community as they relate to at least one of their four community impact focus areas. Learn more at Applications are due by September 30, 2017.

Laura Jane Musser Fund

Through the Intercultural Harmony Initiative, the Laura Jane Musser Fund provides grants up to $25,000 to projects that promote mutual understanding and cooperation between groups and citizens of different cultural backgrounds. Applications will be accepted online through the Fund’s website from September 19 – October 19, 2017.

Through the Rural Initiative, the Laura Jane Musser Fund encourages collaborative and participatory efforts among citizens in rural communities that will help to strengthen their towns and regions. Program planning grants up to $5,000 and program implementation grants up to $25,000 will be considered. Applications will be accepted online through the Fund’s website from October 2 – November 2, 2017.

The geographic area for these initiatives include Wyoming.  The complete guidelines are available at

2018 Levitt AMP Grant Awards

The Mortimer & Mimi Levitt Foundation announces an exciting grant opportunity serving small to mid-sized towns and cities across the country. Up to 15 grantees will be awarded $25K each in matching funds to produce their own Levitt AMP [Your City] Music Series­—an outdoor, free concert series featuring a diverse line up of high caliber entertainment for people of all ages and backgrounds to enjoy. Online public voting determines the Top 25 finalists. Grant applications open on June 26 and are due by October 2, 2017. For more information, visit

Ongoing Funding Resources

Wyoming Nonprofit Network members receive a free weekly GrantStation e-newsletter with foundation and government funding opportunities. Nonprofit members can also subscribe to their online database of funding opportunities for just $75 per year. This online searchable database will provide you with contact information, focus areas, eligibility requirements and application procedures for grants. For more information about Network membership, visit our membership page. For more information about this benefit and other our member benefits, click here.

Foundation List
This list of foundations was developed by the Wyoming Business Council and provided to the Wyoming Nonprofit Network to make it easily accessible. While it contains over 200 organizations, it is not a representation of every available source of funding for Wyoming nonprofits or communities. If the foundation has a website, there is a hyperlink. If there is not a website, you may want to go to a resources such as Guide Star to further research that particular foundation.


USDA Rural Development

Rural Development is committed to helping improve the economy and quality of life in all of rural America by providing financial programs to support essential public facilities and services.
Wyoming Information:

WY Program Matrix

Community Facilities Direct Loan and Grant Program in Wyoming

Wyoming Nonprofit Network Webinar Recording - USDA Rural Development Programs

General Information:

Community Facilities Direct Loan and Grant

Community Facilities Loan Data Sheet

Application Package


Contact information: Deborah Dunn, Area Specialist, Rural Development, USDA (1441 East M Street, Torrington, WY 82240) 307-532-4880, ext 134




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