Staff Blog

This is a space where Foundation staff share their thoughts and musings on giving and community:

Vermont Community Foundation President Stuart Comstock-Gay shares his thoughts on giving & community.
Posted by: Dan Smith on 3/22/2019 | 0 Comments
Pleased to share this commentary from our Board Chair Meg Seely, a longtime early child care professional from Bridgewater.
Posted by: Kevin Wiberg on 3/7/2019 | 0 Comments
After a century of life expectancy in the U.S. increasing, it is starting to decline. The average American can now expect to live 78.6 years. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) first documented this decline three years ago, and the trend continues despite all the advances made in medicine and health care...
Posted by: Dan Smith on 2/20/2019 | 0 Comments
We're pleased to share this commentary written by Liz Schlegel and Jen Kimmich from the Alchemist Foundation and Brewery respectively.
Posted by: Carolyn Weir on 1/30/2019 | 0 Comments
You hear it from friends and you read it in headlines; maybe you’ve even said it yourself: “there are no good jobs in this state.” The McClure Foundation has heard it, too… and we don’t believe it.
Posted by: Dan Smith on 12/20/2018 | 0 Comments
The last few days before the winter solstice are tough in Vermont. The odds are good your commute is in the dark, both ways. The temperature has dropped, and we aren’t yet adjusted to it...
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