News & Events

September 19, 2017
Holly Morehouse to Receive the 2017 Con Hogan Award
The Vermont Community Foundation and the organizing committee for the Con Hogan Award for Creative, Entrepreneurial, Community Leadership are pleased to announce that Holly Morehouse, Executive Director of Vermont Afterschool, Inc., will be honored with this year’s award.

September 14, 2017
Sister Janice Ryan Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award for Community Service
The Vermont Community Foundation honored Sister Janice Ryan with a Lifetime Achievement Award for Community Service at the Foundation’s Annual Meeting on September 13, 2017 held at Lyndon State College. This award is given to a person who has demonstrated a long-term and significant commitment toward creating healthy and vital Vermont communities.

September 05, 2017
In Celebration of Pride, the Samara Fund Announces $65,000 to Support Vermont’s LGBTQ Community
The Samara Fund, a component fund of the Vermont Community Foundation, announced awards of $65,000 in grants and scholarships in its sixth annual competitive grant round at the Foundation. The fund awarded $55,000 to 18 nonprofits, including support for the Vermont Pride Festival and Parade on Sunday, September 10, and $10,000 in scholarships to five high school seniors.

August 31, 2017
Arts Endowment Fund at the Vermont Community Foundation Awards $54,740 in Grants
The Vermont Arts Endowment Fund, a component fund at the Vermont Community Foundation, has awarded a total of $54,740 to 22 artists and arts organizations across the state. Grants were awarded primarily to support the commissioning, creation, and presentation of new work or to assist Vermont artists wishing to take their work in different directions. Nine awards were made to individual artists an...

August 16, 2017
Funding Available for Brattleboro-Area Projects
Funding is now available for Brattleboro-area projects and organizations through the Crosby-Gannett Fund and the Dunham-Mason Fund at the Vermont Community Foundation. The two funds were established at the Community Foundation in 2009. The purpose of both funds is to support endeavors that contribute to the betterment and vitality of the Brattleboro area.