Wyoming Community Gas is a not-for-profit consortium of municipalities (Joint Powers Board) that has operated as a hometown supplier since the Choice Gas Program began in 1996. Our Board of Directors is composed of elected officials and municipal staff from member communities. Each year, Wyoming Community Gas distributes earnings back to its member communities for development of community projects that enhances the quality of life in the communities we serve.
- Arts and Culture
- Community Improvement
- Grants cannot be used for operations, salaries or to supplement the general fund.
- Grant monies must be used within one (1) year. Progress reports are to be submitted to the Wyoming Community Gas office quarterly with completion documentation, including pictures, for a final project report.
- Governmental entities and agencies (such as cities and towns) and organizations exempt from federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) or 501(c)(6) of the Internal Revenue Service Code may apply.
- If a charitable organization, the organization must be in full compliance with all federal, state, and local laws or regulations.
- Project must address community-related issues in communities in the Wyoming Choice Gas program area.
- Grants generally will not be given to private foundations.
- Grants will not be given to individual persons.
- Grants will not be given to tax-supported organizations or religious groups and churches, except for programs or projects that broadly benefit the community.
- Grants will not be given to individual pre-college schools or individual pre-college school foundations.
Grant Requests Should Include the Following:
- Completed Wyoming Community Grant Request Form and Questionnaire
- Total fund-raising goal for the project.
- Organization’s mission statement.
- Organization’s project budget and primary sources of funding.
- List of the organization’s directors and/or list of project committee members.
- A copy of the organization’s 501(c)(3) or 501(c)(6) tax-exempt status from the IRS.
- A copy of the organization’s W-9 form, which verifies its taxpayer identification number.
- If a request is from a city or town, then a Resolution passed by the council must be attached.
- Written permission from property owner if property to be used is not private (i.e. city, county, state, or federal).
- If an entity is any form of a corporation, a certificate of corporate status must be provided.
Grant requests can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by January 31, 2024 or mailed to Wyoming Community Gas (3704 SE 31st St, Topeka, KS 66605) postmarked no later than January 31, 2024. Grant requests will be reviewed by the Wyoming Community Grants committee in March who will make recommendations to the WCG Board of Directors.
For information contact:
Natalie Flood, Wyoming Community Gas Senior Business Development Manager, 888-527-0003.
Mailing Address: 3704 SE 31st St, Topeka, KS 66605