News & Events

October 19, 2017
Funding Available for South Lake Champlain Projects
Grants are now available to support projects through the South Lake Champlain Fund of the Vermont Community Foundation. The South Lake Champlain Fund supports projects focused on education and research concerning the cultural and ecological history and heritage of Southern Lake Champlain. Projects must be located on the southern portion of Lake Champlain (the area of Lake Champlain south of Crown...

October 10, 2017
Samara Fund Celebrates 25th Anniversary
The Samara Fund at the Vermont Community Foundation is celebrating its 25 th Anniversary with a benefit on Friday, October 27 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Burlington City Arts. The Samara Fund is the leading source of permanent support dedicated to nurturing the vitality, success, and well-being of Vermont’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and organizations through dynamic and sustained p...

September 28, 2017
Walter Cerf Community Fund Awards More Than $109,000 in Grants
The Walter Cerf Community Fund, a component fund of the Vermont Community Foundation, announced 2017 grant awards totaling $109,158.70 to 25 organizations. Since 2001, the fund has made grants to organizations located in Addison County or Brandon, or that have a statewide reach and make a unique contribution to Vermont. Priority interests are the arts, education, historic preservation, and social ...

September 19, 2017
Holly Morehouse to Receive the 2017 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 Holly Morehouse, Executive Director of Vermont Afterschool, Inc., will be honored with this year’s award.

September 15, 2017
Closing the Opportunity Gap
The Foundation CEO & President talks about our focus on working to close the opportunity gap and why it matters. Watch the video.