The Vermont Community Foundation

The Vermont Community Foundation helps build and manage charitable funds created by individuals, families, groups, organizations, and institutions to improve the quality of life in Vermont. Grants from these funds are awarded at the suggestion of our fundholders and through competitive processes managed by the Foundation.

The Foundation helps Vermont-focused philanthropists and organizations...

Learn - gain knowledge about community needs and deepen their understanding of ways strategic philanthropy can make a difference

Lead - nurture innovative practices and invest in the most promising models for lasting change

Grow - increase Vermont's philanthropic capital by inspiring new giving and making it easy to give more effectively.

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Twitter - @VermontCF

Community Foundation Background


Recent News from Vermont Community Foundation

National Life Foundation doubles budget to $2M, launches Main Street Grants
Foundation: Vermont Community Foundation

With Governor Phil Scott, Mehran Assadi, Chairman, President and CEO of National Life Group, on Tuesday announced a doubling of the Foundation's budget and creation of Main Street Grants. National...more

Community Foundation Update (12/09/17)
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Lowcountry, Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, Alaska Community Foundation, Cleveland Foundation, Community Foundation of Louisville, New York Community Trust, Vermont Community Foundation

Alaska. The Seward Community Foundation, an affiliate of the Alaska Community Foundation, has announced grants totaling more than $500,000 to organizations serving residents of Seward, Moose Pass,...more

Springfield School District launches first-in-Vermont school-wide computer science initiative
Foundation: Vermont Community Foundation

Dan Smith, President & CEO of the Vermont Community Foundation, reaffirmed the foundation's support. “On behalf of the VCF funders involved, we are excited to be supporting innovative...more

Thank you to the Vermont Community Foundation
Foundation: Vermont Community Foundation

Neighborhood Connections would like to thank the Lyman Orton Fund of the Vermont Community Foundation for their recent grant for annual...more

Select Board to consider grant for Groundworks
Foundation: Vermont Community Foundation

... Ben & Jerry's Foundation and Vermont Community Foundation. Being about $36,000 short of its goal, Groundworks will be asking the Select...more

Catamount Trail Association receives grant from the Vermont Community Foundation
Foundation: Vermont Community Foundation

MANCHESTER — The Catamount Trail Association recently received a $2,500 Small and Inspiring grant from the Vermont Community...more

Meet Our Staff
Foundation: Vermont Community Foundation

A complete list of the Vermont Community Foundation staff. ... 222, Liz Gamache Vice President for Grants and Community Investments Email...more

Broadway Star and Graphic Novelist Boost Vermont LGBTQ Charity
Foundation: Vermont Community Foundation

The Samara Fund is housed under the Vermont Community Foundation, and says it has granted more than $600,000 in scholarships and grants...more

Benefit ham dinner on tap in Starksboro
Foundation: Vermont Community Foundation

Find out more about the Meeting House Society's recent grant from the Walter Cerf Community fund (Vermont Community Foundation) to do...more

WonderArts Receives Grant From The Samara Fund To Expand Social Justice Program To ...
Foundation: Vermont Community Foundation

WonderArts received a $2,750 grant from the Samara Fund at the Vermont Community Foundation. The grant will help further WonderArts' mission...more

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Addison County, VT

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