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 11/28/2017 | 0 Comments
During a time when digital and social communications seem to offer such potent fuel for anxiety, the now six-year-old tradition of Giving Tuesday offers a chance for us to rebut a narrative of civic and community dysfunction.
Posted by: Dan Smith on 2/15/2017 | 0 Comments
President & CEO Dan Smith reflects on Vermont's history as a place of refuge and discusses how that history can guide us as we move forward.
Posted by: Dan Smith on 12/22/2016 | 0 Comments
President & CEO Dan Smith reflects on his first months at the Community Foundation and looks ahead to the year to come.
Posted by: Dan Smith on 12/5/2016 | 0 Comments
In a short post, President & CEO Dan Smith shares his thoughts on Giving Tuesday and a recent partnership with VPR and the Vermont Foodbank.
Posted by: Dan Smith on 11/17/2016 | 0 Comments
President & CEO Dan Smith shares his thoughts on the role of the Community Foundation as we move forward together after the election.