News & Events

August 09, 2018
McClure Foundation Awards $489,000 to Support Programs that Increase Access to College and Career Education in Vermont
The J. Warren & Lois McClure Foundation has announced $489,000 in grants for the 2018-19 school year to programs that improve equitable access to the postsecondary and career education that lead to Vermont’s most promising jobs. A supporting organization of the Vermont Community Foundation, the McClure Foundation envisions a Vermont where no promising job goes unfilled for lack of a qualified appl...

August 03, 2018
Save the Date - October 1, 2018: “Making It Happen!” Local Leadership for the Future of Vermont Communities
On October 1st in Castleton, join local leaders working to improve life in their communities at the Vermont Council on Rural Development’s VT Community Leadership Summit!

July 19, 2018
The Vermont Community Foundation Announces 15 Grants to Nonprofits Across the State Through Its Spark! Connecting Community Grants Program
The Vermont Community Foundation announced today that—in partnership with some of its fundholders—it has awarded a total of $37,720.39 in Spark! Connecting Community grants to 15 nonprofit organizations for local projects in communities across the state, including some nonprofits that serve residents in multiple counties.

July 16, 2018
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 mini-grants ($500 - $1,000) and development grants ($1,001 - $5,000) in support of projects that benefit the people and communities of the Northeast Kingdom. Nonprofits, schools, and grassroots organizations are en...

July 05, 2018
Mary Moran Joins McClure Foundation Board of Directors
The J. Warren & Lois McClure Foundation, a supporting organization of the Vermont Community Foundation, welcomed Mary Moran to its board of directors in May. Moran has a long history in public education and has served the Rutland City Public Schools since 1996, first as Assistant Superintendent and, since March 2000, as Superintendent of Education.