Working together for a
stronger, healthier
Natrona County.

What We Do

Natrona Collective Health Trust provides a collaborative approach to health and wellbeing.

About the Trust

As Wyoming’s first health conversion foundation, the Natrona Collective Health Trust provides grant funding, technical assistance, and advocacy in partnership with nonprofits whose work benefits Natrona County residents. We use trust-based philanthropy and systems change advocacy to address the collective health challenges of our community, with our community.

By eliminating many of the burdens of traditional funding, we efficiently provide support to partners who are working to improve the many factors that impact the health of our community.

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Our Mission

Build the foundation for lifelong health among Natrona County community members by advancing the mental wellbeing of young people through trust-based philanthropy and systems change.

Our Guiding Principles

As part of building a foundation and addressing upstream factors of health for a thriving community, we work by these guiding principles:

Commitment to Learning and Boldness

We are committed to becoming experts in and advocates for our community by entrenching and educating ourselves and others in understanding the health challenges people face. We will take risks to improve the health of Natrona citizens.

Center on Community

We engage underserved communities and their voices directly in decision making. We prioritize and value the expertise of proximity to place and experience.

Be Flexible and Adaptive

We will offer flexibility to our staff and partners so that they can adapt as needed to address the needs of the community. We will adapt our approach based on new learnings and information.

Operate with Transparency

The Foundation will act with integrity and in open communication with the community.

Lean into Systemic Change

We will operate with a long-term view. We are committed to lasting, systemic improvements to the health and wellness of Natrona County residents.

Foster Inclusivity and Compassion

We will always be mindful of and guided by the importance of complete inclusivity of residents of all backgrounds. We will improve the ability of all voices in our community to be heard.

Behavioral health is shaped and begins in childhood.

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Over 25% of Wyomingites report 2 or more adverse childhood experiences, a rate significantly higher than the national average.1

Nearly 45% of Wyoming youth who had a major depressive episode in the past year did not receive mental health services.2

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Over 5% of Wyoming youth reported having a substance use disorder, compared to 4% nationwide. 3

1Child Health Data, 2016-2020; 2Mental Health America, 2022, 3Mental Health America 2022

Community Partner Highlights

Teaming Up for Natrona’s Health

Fostering a healthy Natrona County means building a foundation of health and wellbeing for all community members and nonprofits through trust-based philanthropy. Read about our community partners who work diligently to improve the collective health of Natrona County residents, particularly the mental wellbeing of our youth.

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