Community forum: The bargain Vermont needs

We are optimists at our core: across Vermont, we see plenty of reasons to believe that progress is possible.

Seniors get full-ride to study early childhood education in college

Addie Riche of MUHS and Emily Cousino of Mount Abe have received the first-ever Curtis Fund scholarship from the Vermont Community Foundation.

VCF creates new charitable fund

The Fund at Hula, a venture capital firm that invests in seed and early-stage technology start-ups, has partnered with Vermont Community Foundation to create a new fund, VCF at Hula.

Guest editorial: Shootings are the convulsions of a society in decline

It is senseless, right? But what seems “senseless” to the witness observing it, frighteningly, must be sensible to the mind filled with hate and fear and clouded by illness. It is both sick and sickening.

Grants available for Vt. women and girls

Funding is now available from the Vermont Women’s Fund at the Vermont Community Foundation for organizations and programs supporting economic security and well-being, and career opportunities, for Vermont women and girls.

Over $48K awarded in ‘Spark’ grants

The Vermont Community Foundation recently announced that its Spark Connecting Community grant program has awarded $48,080 to 17 nonprofit organizations for projects focusing on creative placemaking in communities across the state.

Clemmons receives Con Hogan Award

Lydia Clemmons, PhD, MPH is president and executive director of the Clemmons Family Farm in Charlotte.

Grants available to support the South Lake Champlain Region

ADDISON COUNTY — Grants are now available to support projects focused on education and research concerning the cultural and ecological history and heritage of Southern Lake Champlain through the South Lake Champlain Fund of the Vermont Community Foundatio … (read more)

Trombley is the new Curtis Fund head

VERMONT — The Curtis Fund, a supporting organization of the Vermont Community Foundation, has announced that Shana Trombley has joined its team as Executive Director. Trombley brings over 25 years of fundraising and public affairs experience to the Curtis … (read more)

Vt. Community Foundation awards COVID response grants

MIDDLEBURY — The Vermont Community Foundation announced five key recovery initiatives that will be the focus of upcoming grant rounds from the VT COVID-19 Response Fund. Since the fund’s inception, the Community Foundation has granted over $2.6 million to … (read more)

Philanthropies hire two young “fellows”

MIDDLEBURY — The Vermont Community Foundation and the High Meadows Fund are each welcoming a two-year fellow to their respective philanthropic teams.  Brockton Corbett, who graduated this spring from Northern Vermont University-Johnson with a B.A. in Poli … (read more)