Shelby Read

Shelby Read sits on the steering committee of Young Professionals of the Tetons and is the program and outreach officer for the Community Foundation of Jackson Hole.

The Community Foundation of Jackson Hole is offering two more classes in October to help those in the nonprofit sector hone their skills.

The Grant Writing class, lead by Shelby Read and Susan Scarlata, is an intro to the art of grant writing, focusing specifically on writing a great grant for the Community Foundation's application process. Those who've never written a grant application are welcome; those in the process of penning one are asked to bring their work.

The class, which runs from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Community Foundation, costs $35. Register and learn more at

The last class in October, "Organizational Assessment: What, Why, and How No. 1," teaches the basics of organizational assessment and how organizations can "takes steps toward improved performance and accountability." Brian Krill, the executive director of the Jackson Hole Ski and Snowboard Club, leads the session.

The subsequent session, "Organizational Assessment: Telling Your Story No. 2," aims to help organizations effectively speak on their mission and work. 

Session 1 is slated for 9 to 11 a.m. on Oct. 29 at the Community Foundation.

Session 2 is scheduled for 9 to 11 a.m. on Nov. 7 at the Community Foundation. Each session costs $50; register at

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