Community and Economic Development
Big Sky, Big Leadership
Are you interested in being a leader in your community? Do you want to learn leadership skills? Do you want to make a difference in your town? This small group training will give you all the skills you need to be a leader in your community. Some topics include Crucial Conversations, Asset Mapping, Generational Differences, Community Capital Assets and much more. Call Mandie Reed at the Extension Office for more information. Offered yearly.
Wheatland County Community Foundation
Want to give back to your community in a way that will impact generations to come? Wheatland County has a community foundation that enables you to "give where you live"! All donations go to give grants to people and organizations in our own County in order to bring about economic development and growth.
We are currently accepting applications for the foundation's yearly grant that enables us to help our community right now! This year, we will have $3000 to disperse to our community! Applications must be turned into the Wheatland County Extension Office by October 15, 2022. You can find an application and download a PDF version here:
Online and Downloadable Application for 2022
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)
MHFA teaches people to identify and respond to signs of mental illness or substance use disorders.
Strong People Exercise Groups
Wheatland County Extension offers several opportunities for people to stay strong and healthy. Register with the Extension Office to attend classes. Classes run from September through May. Be watching our Wheatland County Extension Facebook page for updates.
- Tai Ji Quan offers excersizes to promote balance and strong people offers specific strength training to support bones and muscles. a combination of both is offered each Tuesday and Thursday at 11:00 am at the Armory Fitness Center.
Who doesn't like a great playground for their kids right in the middle of town? Wheatland County Extension has brought people and grants together to develop a safe, handicap accessible area for kids to enjoy in the middle of our beautiful Chief Joseph Park.