LARAMIE — The Wyoming Community Foundation is accepting grant applications through June 15. In 2018 WYCF granted more than $8 million to nonprofits and, at its most recent meeting, the 30-year-old organization distributed more than $3 million, including $44,000 to Sheridan County and Johnson County charitable organizations by the Sheridan-Johnson Local Board of WYCF.
One grant recipient was Johnson County Friends Feeding Friends.
JC-FFF board President Heather Haas said she is thrilled to have received the grant from the Wyoming Community Foundation.
“The funds will help us expand our program to include more fresh, healthy foods from local vendors,” Haas said. “Our kids and families are the winners here.”
Nine organizations, including JC-FFF received grants from the Sheridan-Johnson Local Board of WYCF including:
• Absaroka, Inc. Head Start
• Buffalo Children’s Center, Inc.
• Children, Horses and Adults in Partnership for Therapeutic Riding (CHAPS)
• Greater Wyoming Big Brothers Big Sisters
• Habitat for Humanity of the Eastern Bighorns
• Hoofprints of the Past Museum
• Joey’s Fly Fishing Foundation
• Johnson County Friends Feeding Friends
• The Food Group, Inc.
The Wyoming Community Foundation’s next grant application deadline is June 15. Nonprofit organizations working to strengthen their communities are encouraged to apply. For more information about the Wyoming Community Foundation, the organizations it supports or getting involved, see www.WYCF.org or call 307-721-8300.