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July 21, 2017
Small and Inspiring Grants Program at the Vermont Community Foundation Announces 28 Grants to Nonprofits Across the State
During the first half of 2017, the Vermont Community Foundation—in partnership with some of its fundholders—awarded a total of $60,500 in Small and Inspiring grants to 28 nonprofit organizations for local projects in communities across the state, including some nonprofits that serve residents in multiple counties.

July 18, 2017
Funding Available for Organizations in the Northeast Kingdom Through the Northeast Kingdom Fund
Funding is now available for organizations and projects in Orleans, Essex, and Caledonia Counties through the Northeast Kingdom Fund at the Vermont Community Foundation. The fund awards mini-grants ($500 - $1,000) and sustaining grants ($1,001 - $5,000) in support of projects that benefit the people and communities of the Northeast Kingdom. Nonprofits, schools, and smaller grassroots organizations...

July 11, 2017
2016 Annual Report
Our 2016 Annual Report was recently published. We invite you to read it to learn more about our funds and the grants they made in 2016.

June 15, 2017
McClure Foundation Board Announces Leadership Transition
The board of the J. Warren & Lois McClure Foundation, a supporting organization of the Vermont Community Foundation, announced that it has elected Lois McClure as president emerita, Barbara Benedict as president, and Rebecca Henry as vice president. The transition brings together three generations of the McClure family to lead the foundation and its work to make career and college education access...

June 06, 2017
2017 Con Hogan Community Leadership Award Nomination Deadline is June 29
The Con Hogan Award for Creative, Entrepreneurial Community Leadership continues to seek nominations for its 2017 award. Now in its third year, the annual award is a tribute to Con Hogan’s life’s work and commitment. It’s intended to encourage and reward leaders who share his vision of a better Vermont—one that places the highest value on the public good—and who seize the responsibility for making...

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