Funding Opportunities


Equal Justice Wyoming Foundation

The Equal Justice Wyoming Foundation has released a request for proposals seeking applications for grants to provide foreclosure prevention legal assistance and community redevelopment legal assistance.  For details, please see the RFP.  The deadline to submit a proposal is 5 p.m. on November 28, 2017.  


The Equal Justice Wyoming Foundation received approximately $878,000 as part of the National Settlement the Department of Justice reached with Bank of America.  The funds are to to be used to provide grants to organizations in Wyoming for foreclosure prevention legal assistance and community redevelopment legal assistance.  The funds will be distributed over several years.  The exact dollar amount of grants awarded will vary depending on the number and quality of applications received. 



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  http://www.musserfund.org.



Ongoing Funding Resources


GrantStation
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

website

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





 

 

 

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