News & Events

May 05, 2017
Dream, Girl Documentary to Be Shown in White River Junction
The Vermont Women’s Fund and the Vermont Community Foundation will co-host a screening of a documentary about women entrepreneurs, Dream, Girl, on Tuesday, May 23 at Briggs Opera House, White River Junction.

April 14, 2017
The Vermont Women’s Fund Announces $124,000 in Grants
The Vermont Women’s Fund, a component fund of the Vermont Community Foundation, awarded $124,000 through its competitive grant round this spring to 14 organizations working to improve the lives of young women and girls in Vermont. The grants support programs across the state that provide young women and girls ages 12-25 with opportunities to gain financial literacy, job-training skills, mentorship...

April 11, 2017
Addison County, Brandon, and Statewide Funding Available Through the Walter Cerf Community Fund
Funding is now available through the Walter Cerf Community Fund at the Vermont Community Foundation. Mr. Cerf, a native of Germany who made Addison County his home in his later years, gave more than $10 million to organizations and projects in Vermont before passing away in 2001. He focused much of his giving in Addison County and Brandon.

March 31, 2017
Nominations Sought for 2017 Con Hogan Community Leadership Award
Nominations are being accepted for the 2017 Con Hogan Award for Creative, Entrepreneurial Community Leadership. Now in its third year, the annual award is a tribute to Con Hogan’s life’s work and commitment. It intends to encourage and reward leaders who share his vision of a better Vermont—one that places the highest value on the public good—and who seize the responsibility for making that vision...

March 28, 2017
The Food and Farm Initiative of the Vermont Community Foundation Awards More Than $660,000 in Grants to Connect More Vermonters with Healthy, Local Food
The Vermont Community Foundation has announced that its Food and Farm Initiative has made more than $660,000 to 11 organizations working to connect more Vermonters with healthy, local food in the Initiative’s final grant round. Half of the total granted out was made possible thanks to the partnership of donors and fundholders at the Foundation, including $75,000 in support from the High Meadows F...