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 7/24/2019 | 0 Comments

The first time I heard Raj Chetty live was in April 2017 in Boston at a Center for Effective Philanthropy conference. Chetty, who received a MacArthur Genius grant in 2012, is widely considered one of the most influential social scientists working today.

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: 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: 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...
Posted by: Dan Smith on 11/19/2018 | 0 Comments
As we get ready to spend time with family and friends on Thanksgiving, it's important to remember the many people who are experiencing hardships, including those devastated by recent natural disasters. President Dan Smith shares some thoughts and giving recommendations.
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