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Spark grants available to Vermont organizations

ADDISON COUNTY — Funding is now available for organizations and projects across the state of Vermont through the Spark Connecting Community competitive grant program at the Vermont Community Foundation. Spark supports projects that nurture community and build social capital. The program prioritizes community resilience and strength, increased civic engagement, and collaboration among organizations.

The second round of 2021 Spark grant funding will prioritize applications seeking to:

•  Connect and engage members of the community through arts and creative activities,

•  Integrate artists, musicians, makers, and/or other creatives in the creation and development of local projects, and/or

•  Create opportunities for the community to engage in creative placemaking.

The Spark grant program awards grants of $500-$3,000. First-time grant writers are encouraged to apply. Applications will be accepted through 5 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 9.

Visit vermontcf.org/spark to learn more and apply.

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