News & Events

October 11, 2018
$200,000 in Grants Available to Improve Forest Health and Integrity in Vermont
In collaboration with the Vermont Community Foundation, the High Meadows Fund is committing up to $200,000 in grants towards improving forest health and integrity in Vermont. The goal of these grants is to foster collaborative approaches to creating resilient, adaptable and healthy forests that pay dividends for wildlife and contribute to the quality of life of all Vermonters, including, but not ...

October 09, 2018
The Samara Fund Awards $35,556 in Grants and Scholarships to Support Vermont’s LGBTQ Community
The Samara Fund, a component fund of the Vermont Community Foundation, awarded $35,556 in grants and scholarships in its seventh annual competitive grant round at the Foundation.

October 01, 2018
Funding Available from the Spark! Connecting Community Grants Program at the Vermont Community Foundation
Funding is now available from the Spark! Connecting Community grants program at the Vermont Community Foundation. One of a number of competitive grant rounds at the Foundation, this program awards grants up to $3,000 aimed at reducing the opportunity gap by creating stronger social connections.

September 20, 2018
Creator of Technology Pipeline for Girls to Speak at the Vermont Women’s Fund Event
The Vermont Women’s Fund announces its benefit celebration on Tuesday, October 30 th from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the UVM Davis Center in Burlington. Reshma Saujani, founder of Girls Who Code, will be the guest speaker. Saujani created Girls Who Code in 2012 with a mission to close the gender gap in technology by offering afterschool coding clubs and camps to girls across the United States and Canada. T...

September 19, 2018
James Baker to Receive the 2018 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 James Baker will be honored with this year’s award. Baker is the former police chief in Rutland and the current leader of a community revitalization effort in Arlington, where he lives.