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The STEVE ROMEO MEMORIAL FUND was established by the Romeo family in 2012 to honor the memory of Steve by providing funds to areas associated with his love of skiing including: ski mountaineering instruction, avalanche education and safety, environmental and conservation issues, as well as general projects that enhance the Jackson Hole and the Teton Valley communities.

The fund is managed by the Community Foundation of Jackson Hole.

SOURCES OF FUNDING

  • Memorial Contributions in honor of Steve Romeo
  • Proceeds from the Steve Romeo Gear Sale
  • Matching gift for the Steve Romeo Gear Sale
  • Directed gift to the Exum “Live to Ski” Scholarship
  • Memorial Contributions in honor of Stephen G. Romeo, MD
  • Percentage of the proceeds from the sale of the Dynafit “Grand Teton” ski
  • Individual gifts

GRANTS PROVIDED BY THE FUND

  • Jackson Hole High School Mountaineering Club – Level I Avalanche Certification, includes both in class and backcountry instruction (multi-year)
  • Teton Pass Ambassador Program (multi-year)
  • Teton County Search & Rescue
    • “What’s in Your Winter Pack” event sponsor
    • Helicopter training sponsor
  • Steve Romeo Memorial College Scholarship – $4000 awarded annually from 2014 to 2016
  • “Ride Safe” avalanche education for kids
    • 170+ students received free enrollment (multi-year commitment)
  • Snow King Ski Patrol, funds to purchase Vacuum Immobilization Device
  • Avalanche Awareness Night, Jackson, WY – Keynote Speaker Sponsor
  • Wyoming Snow and Avalanche Workshop – 2016 Sponsor
  • Utah Avalanche Center – contributing sponsor “Know Before You Go” video

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HOW TO REQUEST FUNDING

To submit a request for funding or if you would like to contact a member of the Romeo family with a question about the Steve Romeo Memorial Fund you may email Lisa Romeo at romeoli66@gmail.com.

GIVING TO THE FUND

Online:
http://www.cfjacksonhole.org/donors/steve-romeo-memorial-fund/

Via Mail:
Checks should be made out to the Steve Romeo Memorial Fund and sent directly to the Community Foundation.

If sending donation via USPS, please mail to:
Community Foundation of Jackson Hole
P.O. Box 574
Jackson, WY 83001

If sending via another carrier (e.g. UPS, FedEx), please mail to:
Community Foundation of Jackson Hole
245 East Simpson Street
Jackson, WY 83001