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March 25, 2020
Vermont Community Foundation Announces Key VT COVID-19 Response Fund Developments
Today, the Vermont Community Foundation announced nearly $500,000 in grants and mission investments to support Vermont communities responding to the spread of COVID-19 in Vermont. As of March 25, 2020, the Fund has grown to $1.7 million thanks to contributions from Community Foundation fundholders, corporate donors, the Community Foundation itself, and donations of all sizes from Vermont resident...

March 13, 2020
New VT COVID-19 Response Fund Will Help with Preparation and Response to Novel Coronavirus
The Vermont Community Foundation announced it has established the VT COVID-19 Response Fund to support nonprofit organizations throughout the state that are particularly equipped to address community impacts of the novel coronavirus. Working with partners at the state and local level, the Community Foundation will prioritize the most immediate public health and economic impacts of the new disease,...

March 10, 2020
The Vermont Community Foundation Announces $22,157 in 2019 Grants from the Opportunity Fund for Southshire Youth and 2020 Funding Now Available
The Opportunity Fund for Southshire Youth is a new fund at the Vermont Community Foundation that has awarded $43,500 in grants since its inception in 2018. The fund is now accepting applications for its 2020 grant round to support dynamic and innovative youth programs in Bennington, North Bennington, Pownal, Shaftsbury, and Woodford.

March 04, 2020
Vermont Community Foundation Announces New Approach to Socially Responsible Investment Strategy Following Growth in Fundholder Interest
Today, the Vermont Community Foundation announced that it has updated its Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) pool to align more closely with the organization’s mission and values. When the Foundation introduced the SRI Pool more than ten years ago, it was among the first community foundations to offer donor advised fundholders the option to actively avoid investments inconsistent with their per...

February 03, 2020
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. This is the first of three rounds of Spark Connecting Community in 2020 and this round has a deadline of...

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