Laurance & Mary Rockefeller Fund

What We Fund

The Laurance & Mary Rockefeller Fund will accept applications from organizations working to preserve and enhance the physical, cultural, spiritual, and wellness environment of the communities of Barnard, Bridgewater, Hartland, Killington, Plymouth, Pomfret, Reading, and Woodstock.

The Fund will consider requests for both general operating or project/program support.


What We Don't Fund

The Fund does not make grants to individuals or capital or endowment campaigns.

Who May Apply

Applicants must be serving one or more of these communities to be eligible to apply: Barnard, Bridgewater, Hartland, Killington, Plymouth, Pomfret, Reading, and/or Woodstock.

All applicants to programs at the Vermont Community Foundation must meet these guidelines.

Grant Size

Grants will be in the range of $1,000-$5,000.

Deadline and Notification

Applications will be accepted between September 17 and October 8, 2024. Applications must be received by 5PM on Tuesday, October 8 to be considered.

The advisory committee meets in the fall (2024) to consider applications for the following year (2025). Notifications and awards will be sent to applicants in January 2025.


Application Process

All applications must be submitted electronically. Visit our Online Grants Center page to learn how and to register for a new account. Or click here to access your existing account.

To help you prepare, click here to preview a sample of the application. Please note that this is a PDF sample and not the actual application. To view and begin working on the application, login to the Online Grants Manager (OGM), which can be accessed at