News & Events

July 19, 2019
Vermont Community Foundation and High Meadows Fund Hire for Fellowship Positions
The Vermont Community Foundation and the High Meadows Fund are each welcoming a two-year fellow to their respective philanthropic teams.

July 11, 2019
Funding Available for Organizations in Bennington County through the Opportunity Fund for Southshire Youth
Funding is now available for organizations and projects in Bennington, North Bennington, Pownal, Shaftsbury, and Woodford through the Opportunity Fund for Southshire Youth at the Vermont Community Foundation. The fund awards grants up to $4,000 for creative and effective initiatives that support, educate, and empower Bennington area youth, particularly low-income and disadvantaged youth, to be eng...

July 09, 2019
Funding Available for Organizations in the Northeast Kingdom through the Northeast Kingdom Fund
Funding is now available for organizations and projects in Orleans, Essex, and Caledonia Counties through the Northeast Kingdom Fund at the Vermont Community Foundation. The fund awards modest grants up to $5,000 in support of projects that benefit the people and communities of the Northeast Kingdom. Nonprofits, schools, and grassroots organizations are encouraged to apply. Applications will be ac...

June 21, 2019
Nominations Close June 27 for the 2019 Con Hogan Award
James Baker was honored last year with the $15,000 Con Hogan award. He is the former Police Chief in Rutland and leader of a community revitalization effort in Arlington, where he lives. The annual award recognizes Hogan’s life work by rewarding a community leader each year who shares his vision of a better Vermont and who seizes the responsibility for making that vision a reality. The award, to b...

June 13, 2019
18 Projects Awarded Vermont Community Foundation Spark! Grants
The Vermont Community Foundation announced that 18 nonprofit organizations across the state are receiving a total of $48,668 in Spark! grants for local projects that will nurture their communities and build social capital. These grants—where a small amount can make a big difference—are intended to light the spark that keeps Vermonters healthy and happy.