Funding for Natural Resource Conservation Projects in Teton County

Teton Conservation District (TCD) provides grant funding for natural resource conservation projects through their annual Partners in Conservation (PIC) grant program.

Donor Name: Teton Conservation District (TCD)

State: Wyoming

County:  Teton County (WY)

Type of Grant: Grant

Type of Entity: Nonprofits, Businesses, Educational Institutions, Government Agencies, Individuals

Deadline (mm/dd/yyyy): 02/01/2022

Size of the Grant:  $2,000 – $10,000


Teton Conservation District (TCD) prioritizes grant applications that support our 2020-2025 Strategic & Long-Range Plans and demonstrate a benefit to the environment and/or community in one or more of the following grant categories:

  • Land: TCD cooperates with public land managers and private landowners to support agriculture, including production of agricultural goods and vegetation monitoring on public land grazing allotments. Other areas of interest include soil sampling and analysis, irrigation infrastructure improvements, community and school garden projects, and more.
  • Water: TCD prioritizes preserving water resources by dedicating staff time and funding to monitor and address water quality issues, waterbody health, aquatic habitat, flooding, and erosion. Current areas of focus include stormwater and wastewater management, nutrient pollution, and drinking water.
  • Vegetation: TCD prioritize maintaining and restoring native vegetation through education, on-the-ground actions, and partnerships. We support landowners and partners in decreasing the presence of invasive species on the landscape, promoting native plant education and use, and reducing the risk of wildfire on private land.
  • Wildlife: Through a combination of staff expertise and grants, TCD works to support healthy populations of native species, protect habitat, limit human-wildlife conflict, foster wildlife permeability, and quantify and mitigate the impacts of development on wildlife and natural resources.
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) : TCD staff specialize in geospatial data creation, analysis and cartography, and provide technical expertise and recommendations to decision makers to assist with natural resource conservation.
  • Sustainability: TCD supports natural resource sustainability initiatives, including recycling, composting, hazardous waste disposal, and alternative energy efforts.
  • Education: TCD supports conservation education efforts, such as school projects and lessons, symposiums and events, publications, and more.

Funding Information

There is no minimum or maximum limit on the amount of funding you can request in a grant application. Typical requests range from $2,000 to $10,000.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Projects must be located within the TCD area or serve the district’s residents and/or environment. The district boundaries encompass all of Teton County, Wyoming and Wyoming’s portion of Yellowstone National Park.
  • Nonprofits, businesses, educational institutions, government agencies, individuals/landowners, and other types of entities are welcome to apply for PIC grants.

For more information, visit Teton Conservation District (TCD)