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Supporting Vermonters in Crisis: Three ways funders can strengthen Vermont's mental health system

Vermont's mental healthcare system is struggling to meet the growing needs of children and adults. According to state figures, the number of Vermonters seeking emergency mental health services from community agencies increased sharply between fiscal year 2019-2021. 

Read the brief "Supporting Vermonters in Crisis: Three ways funders can strengthen Vermont's mental health system" »

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Evaporate the Gap. The Gender Pay Divide Hurts Us All

A recent study found that Vermont leads the nation in pay parity between men and women, yet women still earn only 91 cents for every dollar a man earns—a gap that widens when you look at race and/or women with disabilities. Philanthropy has a role to play in helping, and our recent brief identifies actions you can take today.

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Living in the Shadows: Three Approaches to Reach Underserved Populations

This year, funders, nonprofits, and the Vermont Community Foundation helped the state deliver approximately $2 million in state stimulus checks to undocumented immigrants who were not eligible for federal stimulus checks. This video and associated brief share lessons from the experience.

Read the brief "Living in the Shadows: Three Approaches to Reach Underserved Populations" »