Wyoming Community Foundation Distributes Grants

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On April 19th, local board members of the Wyoming Community Foundation - Sheridan Johnson (WYCF-SJ) delivered grant checks to area non-profit organizations. Organizations receiving funds were: Sheridan Arts Council, Marion Daycare, VOA Homeless Shelter, Sheridan Country Fulmer Public Library, Sage Arts Center, Big Brothers, Big Sisters, and the Sheridan YMCA.

The local Sheridan and Johnson County Wyoming Community Foundation board advises on grant applications twice a year. Proposals are accepted in the areas of arts and culture, human services, education, civic projects, conservation and natural resources, and health. To apply for funds please visit the Wyoming Community Foundation website www.wycf.org.

The Wyoming Community Foundation is a non-governmental, publicly supported foundation that distributes grants to outstanding nonprofits throughout Wyoming. Since its inception in 1989, WYCF has made over $44 million in grants to Wyoming nonprofits. In 2014, WYCF awarded $4.5 million. The local Sheridan and Johnson County Wyoming Community Foundation board is responsible for making recommendations for all grants in this area of the state. For more information about the local board or the Wyoming Community Foundation call 307-721-8300 or go to: www.wycf.org.

Sheridan Arts Council, $4,000 Concert Series: Jerry Pilch, Bob Grammens, Jay McGinnis, Rita Cherni Smith, Bernie Spielman, Kim Love, Ada Kirven, Front Row SAC members Karen Schubert, Dana Prater, and Joanie Bennet.
Marion Daycare, $5,000, Equipment Replacement. Jerry Pilch, Bob Grammens, Rita Cherni Smith, Kim Love, Bobbie Beard, Deonn Brown, and Tara Keep, Bernie Spielman
Marion Daycare preschool enjoying the morning activities.
Marion Daycare preschool enjoying the morning activities.
VOA, $10,000 Sheridan Community Homeless Shelter on the VA Campus, Bernie Spielman, Rita Cherni Smith, Bob Grammens, VOA President and CEO Jeff Holsinger, Kim Love, VOA Director of Research and Grants Bill Bensel, VOA Director of Homeless Services Claude Alley, and Ada Kirven
Sheridan Co Library, $4,000, Youth Adult Programming. Back Row: Bob Grammens, Bernie Spielman, Library Director Cameron Duff, Kim Love, Jerry Pilch, Front Row: Ada Kirven, Rita Cherni Smith and Michelle Havenga, Children’s’ Librarian
SAGE, $3,500, Operating Funds, Bob Grammens, Bernie Spielman, Kate Harrington, SAGE Director, Ada Kirven, Kim Love, and Rita Cherni Smith
Kim Love, Bob Grammens, Jerry Pilch, Ada Kirven, Rita Cherni Smith, YMCA Camp Director Sandy Sare, Bernie Spielman.
Big Brothers, Big Sisters