News & Events

October 08, 2019
Vermont Community Foundation Invests in Springfield’s Woolson Block
The Vermont Community Foundation has made a significant mission investment to ensure that the historic Woolson Block in downtown Springfield is renovated to offer quality affordable housing and commercial retail space on the banks of the Black River. The renovated Woolson Block will be another anchor for the significant revitalization already taking place in Springfield.

September 30, 2019
New York Times Journalists Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey to Speak at Vermont Women’s Fund Event October 16
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey of The New York Times will headline the Vermont Women’s Fund’s annual benefit on Wednesday, October 16 to help celebrate 25 years of empowering women and girls in Vermont. Jane Lindholm, host of Vermont Public Radio’s award-winning weekday program “Vermont Edition,” will serve as emcee for the 5:30-7:30 p.m. event to be held at the Da...

September 26, 2019
Vermont Community Foundation Fundholders Commit $120,000 to Protect Okemo Wildlife Corridor in Mount Holly
The Mount Holly Conservation Trust has received a total of $120,000 from two Vermont Community Foundation fundholders to permanently protect 346 acres in Mount Holly that connect the southern part of the Green Mountain National Forest with the Okemo State Forest and Coolidge State Forest. An anonymous Vermont Community Foundation fundholder awarded a generous $100,000 challenge grant that—combined...

September 24, 2019
Vermont Community Foundation Promotes Stacie Fagan to VP for Philanthropy
The Vermont Community Foundation is pleased to announce the promotion of Stacie Fagan, who has worked since May 2018 as a senior philanthropic advisor at the statewide foundation, to vice president for philanthropy.

September 23, 2019
Jan Demers to Receive the 2019 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 Jan Demers will be honored with this year’s award. Demers is the Executive Director of Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity (CVOEO), serving Addison, Chittenden, Franklin, and Grand Isle counties.