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"It is unequivocal that human influence has warmed the atmosphere, ocean, and land. Widespread and rapid changes in the atmosphere, ocean, cryosphere, and biosphere have occurred."
 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Sixth Assessment Report, August 9, 2021

This week's new report from the IPCC made it clear that it's time to act on climate change to stave off the worst impacts for current and future generations. As we approach the ten-year anniversary of Tropical Storm Irene in Vermont, here are four actions philanthropy can take today to address climate change in the Green Mountain State.

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Build the crowd before the funding: A Q+A with the Patronicity team

Every so often, the Insight Hub will bring you a Q+A featuring a partner or exciting organization we've learned about, with the intention to shed light on how their product or service benefits communities. 

“At our core, we are a community development organization that harnesses the power of crowdfunding paired with matching grant dollars to support community-led placemaking initiatives,” mentions Jonathan Berk, vice president at Patronicity, as we dive into our conversation about the company and its role in the ongoing Better Places Vermont Program (BPP). 

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Progress and Preservation: Three ways to improve communities through historic preservation

Over the last 35 years, Vermont's state government, local communities, and charitable individuals have partnered to successfully restore many significant structures and proved that the process revitalizes downtowns and village centers, spurs economic development, and promotes tourism. But there's more to be done. This brief shares three actions to improve and strengthen communities through historic preservation.

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