News & Events

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.

June 12, 2019
McClure Foundation Awards $335,000 to Programs that Increase Access to College and Career Education in Vermont
The J. Warren & Lois McClure Foundation is planning for the 2019-2020 school year by awarding $335,000 in grants to programs across the state that improve equitable access to postsecondary and career education. 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 applicant.

April 22, 2019
Vermont Community Foundation and LaunchVT Partner to Boost Local Economies
The Vermont Community Foundation’s newest partnership is with LaunchVT, a recognized leader for its multi-dimensional support of many of the state’s promising start-up businesses. LaunchVT will receive a three-year $120,000 grant to expand its services to entrepreneurs across Vermont.

April 19, 2019
The Vermont Women’s Fund Announces $103,000 in Competitive Grants
The Vermont Women’s Fund awarded $103,000 through its competitive grant program to 15 nonprofit organizations that work to improve the economic security of women and girls in Vermont.

April 12, 2019
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. Priority interests are the arts, education, historic preservation, and social services, reflecting the pattern of giving established by Mr. Cerf during his lifetime. This year, fund advisors will award multiple grants up to $5,000 and one grant up to $25,000. Roughly two-thirds of the grants are r...