Wyoming Humanities relies on donations from individuals and businesses to provide top quality programming to all of Wyoming’s residents.

Wyoming Humanities, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, champions the humanities in Wyoming in order to “take a closer look” at the issues that make us human. Your support will help promote a Wyoming that uses the humanities to take a closer look at the past, present, and future of our state and nation.  Your tax-deductible gift ensures we continue to serve Wyomingites in all corners of the state with our programs and grants.

Your donation to Wyoming Humanities supports humanities programming throughout the state of Wyoming.

Donation Levels

  • Friend: $60
  • Enthusiast: $120
  • Sustainer: $300
  • Patron: $600
  • Humanities Champion: $1,200

If you donate $120 or more, you can receive a subscription to the National Endowment for the Humanities magazine, Humanities.

Other Ways to Support Wyoming Humanities:

Ask your Boss about Employer Matched Gifts

If your employer has a matching gift program, you can double the impact of your support for Wyoming Humanities.  Contact your employer’s human resource office to find out whether your company matches employee donations; if they do, complete your company’s matching form and send it to:

Wyoming Humanities
1315 E. Lewis St.
Laramie, WY 82072

Fund the future of Wyoming Humanities through the Legacy Fund

Donations made to the Legacy Fund ensure Wyoming Humanities’ long-term financial health through investments.  Once we reach our goal, interest from the Legacy Fund will be used to fund grants and special initiatives.  You may designate your annual donation for the Legacy Fund, or contribute to the Legacy Fund through planned giving. 

Want more information? Contact:

Kathy Burman, Fiscal Officer
307-721-9243 ext. 105

Shop at AmazonSmile

When you shop at Amazon through the AmazonSmile program, 0.5% of the eligible purchase is donated to Wyoming Humanities.  Click here, log into your Amazon account, and search for and select “Wyoming Humanities Council” as your charitable organization of choice.

Making a Lasting Impact

Through planned giving you can make a lasting, positive impact on the state of humanities in Wyoming.  Ask your financial advisor or attorney to include Wyoming Humanities in your planned giving or will.  We also accept gifts of stock.

Each private contribution we receive helps to support the talks, discussion groups, museum exhibits, and publications that take a closer look at the past, present, and future of our state and nation.  Our thanks to our donors who directly supported our programming over the last fiscal year.

Corporate Partners

Community Foundations of Jackson Hole
Andarko Petroleum Corporation
University of Wyoming

June 1, 2017 – June 1, 2018 Donors

Humanities Champions ($1200+)

Joe Albright and Marcia Kunstel Charitable Fund of the Community Foundation of Jackson Hole
Sheila Bricher-Wade*
Kim and Jody Brown Family Foundation
Kathy Burman*
Shannon D. Smith*
Stanford and Barbara Trachtenberg Donor Advised Fund of the Community Foundation of Jackson Hole

Patrons ($600+)

Eva Crane
Mary Hay
Barbara McNab*
Caroline Mills*
Rev. Warren Murphy*
Carol Seeger*
Isabel Zumel*

Sustainers ($300+)

Bernadine Craft*
Betty Fear*
Nish Goicolea*
Donald and Jan Hodgson*
Audrey Kleinsasser
Richard and Karla Leach
Thomas and Barb Rea
Nancy Schiffer
Mike Shonsey and Kathy Jenkins
Sarah Jo Sinclair*
Mary Kay and John Turner
Kristi Wallin*

Joan M Anderson
Anonymous (2)
Craig Blumenshine
Sally Letchworth Bub
Jason Burge
Tracey Burke
Carol Chidsey*
Allan and Cindy Childs
Cathy Connolly
Jo Crandall
Nancy and Doug Curtis
Dennis Davis

Enthusiasts ($120+)

Wayne and Cathy Deahl
David and Reade Dornan
Dr. Julie Francis
Elliot S. and Frances G. Gerson
Mary Guthrie*
Hon. Nancy Guthrie*
Stuart Healy III*
Scott Henkel*
Valerie Innella Maiers
Kim and Mary Kay Love

Susanna Meyer
Sam Mihara
Sandra and Steve Mossbrook
Eric W. Nye and Carol Frost
Russell and Gail Otto
Christopher Propst*
Milward Simpson*
Jenni and John Stark
Don and Cynthia Twing
George Vlastos*
Mary Lynn Worl

Donna and Lewis Bagby
Janet Behrens
Harriet Bloom-Wilson and Richard Wilson
Marcia Wolter Britton*
Jim Brown
Barbara Chatton and Andrew Bryson
Katie Curtiss and Hal Corbett
Andy and Carol Deering
Terry and Barbara Deshler
Marcus and Mary Doss
Glenda Earl and Charles Mason
Ron Frost
Paul Flesher and Caroline McCracken-Flesher
Mary and Stan Flitner

Friends ($60+)

Linda and Stephen Goldman
Pat Greiner
Randy and Diane Harrop
Megan L. Hayes and Reed Zars
Mary Ellen Ibarra-Robinson and Earl Robinson
Shirley J. Jacob*
David Kathka
Kathleen and Paul Kimball
Cliff and Susan Knesel
Jack and Kathy Landon
Creed and Clarene Law
Jeffrey and Nancy Lockwood
Sharon Lovercheck
David Mills
Sandra Mueller

Patricia Myers*
Jim O’Connor
Barbara Orr
Edie Phillips
Gudrun Rice and Charles Kerr
Shannon and Rick Rochelle
Eric and Sue Sandeen
Al and Ann Simpson
Peter and Lynne Simpson
Jonita Sommers
Patricia A. Stuart
Bob and Carol Tarantola
Dr. Seymour Thickman
Dale C. Wedel
Arlene & Louise Wesswick Foundation
Sara Wiles
Mary and Robert Yemington
Anne Young and James Nielson

Anonymous (5)
Carol Bell
Cecilia and Frank Bellinghiere, in honor of Steve Easton, J.D.
Kay Lynn Bestol
Rep. Don and Mary Burkhart
Cheryl Burnett
Nicholas and Karen Casson
Jim Carlson
Nancy Carrel
Josephine Cook
Peg Cullen
Darlene Dahlin
Lydia Dambekalns
Tom and Candace Dooper

Additional Supporters

James Ehernberger
Bruce and Janet Eldredge
Frank “Pinky” and Jackie Ellis
Rick Ewig
Joe and Linda Fabian
Ken Gerow
Mary Gerty
Norleen and Stuart Healy
Lee and Jan Hermann
Lynn Houze
Mary Humstone
Joy Kaltenheuser
Timothy and Jamie Kearley
Charis Kipper
JB King*
Debbie LaJeunesse

George and Beverly Leys
Dr. Dee Ludwig
Wanda Middleswarth
Neil and Jennifer Miller
Marirose and Robert Morris
Judy Musgrave
Pat Poletti and Mark Domek
Anthony M. Polvere
Bayard Rea
Margaret Reynolds
Charlene Urban
Angie Varca
Rowene Weems
Kenilynn Zanetti

Charles R. Allen
Carol Chidsey
Eugenie Copp
Libby Crews Wood
Tim C. Day
Emy diGrappa
Stephen Duerr
Doug and Cindee George
Margaret and Peggy Gilday
Ignacia Goicolea
Nancy J. Guthrie
David and Leslye Hardie
Nancy Hoffman
Petria Horner and Scott G. Fossel

Old Bill’s 2016 Donors

Larry and Julie Kummer
Leticia Liera
Katsey Long
Gretchen Long
Stephen Lottridge
Lokey Lytjen and Bill Collins
David Messenger
David Mills
Gloria Morgan
Jack and Carole Nunn
Dave and Glo Reetz
Michelle Rooks
Eric and Sue Sandeen
Pamela Sather
Charles and Carol Schneebeck
Loretta Scott
Dick Shuptrine
Carol Seeger

Veronica Silberberg
Shannon D. Smith
Fred and Jeanie Staehr
Karen Stewart
Sweet Life Foundation
Karla Swiggum
Allan and Frances Tessler
Walt and Joan Thulin
Stan and Barbara Trachtenberg
Stephen and Amy Unfried
Carol Wauters
Jim Wolf
Marcia Wolter Britton
Loring Woodman
Deb Wuersch and Robert Ablondi

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