Why It Matters: Full Circle Education

“I love salad parties!”“I noticed that last year the basil did not grow very well but this year the plants are huge!”“I didn’t like tomatoes until I ate one that we grew inside the greenhouse!” These are a few of the many comments we hear from students inside the greenhouse and garden as educators at…

Tinny Keeps the Tin Cup Challenge Going

Keep Tinny Running! Tinny puts the miles in year-round for Teton Valley’s nonprofit community. Keep Tinny nourished for the long haul with a direct donation to the Community Foundation of Teton Valley. Logistics In the deep winter months, Tinny researches shirt colors, Event Day vendors, inventory, permits, menu items, logistics, celebration venues, and more. Vetting…

Teton Valley Trails & Pathways – Ginzu Groomer

$2,500 – Ginzu Groomer The Community Foundation of Teton Valley fully funded Teton Valley Trails and Pathways Competitive Grant ask to help offset the cost of new grooming equipment, as TVTAP continues to expand their grooming efforts in Teton Valley. Next winter will grace the valley with another new addition to our winter trail system…

Teton Valley Community Recycling – Community Compost Program

Community Compost Program – $750 The Community Foundation was pleased to fully fund Teton Valley Community Recycling’s competitive grant to strategically and collaboratively reduce waste and increase composting locally. Teton Valley residents currently send large amounts of food and yard waste to the landfill for disposal thus increasing greenhouse gas emissions through transport and the…

Teton Valley Aquatics — Community Learn-to-Swim Program

Community Learn-to-Swim Program – $2,000 The Community Foundation of Teton Valley appreciated the strategic nature of this grant to invest in swim education and empower families with the access and knowledge to swim.  Teton Valley Aquatics’ Pilot Community Learn-to-Swim program to address limited accessiblity to water safety education opportunities in Teton Valley was granted full funding…

Teton School District #401 – Improving Reading Instruction

Improving Reading Instruction – $3,000 The Community Foundation understands the importance of a solid educational foundation that includes strong reading skills. With struggling readers present in every school across the nation, the Foundation fully funded the School District’s competitive grant to improve reading instruction. As teachers and school systems work to meet the needs of…