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.


Web Address

www.vermontcf.org

Social Media Links

Twitter - @VermontCF

Community Foundation Background


  

Recent News from Vermont Community Foundation


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

Michelle Saffran presents Anonymity of In-Between
Foundation: Vermont Community Foundation

Saffran, a recipient of a 2017 Vermont Community Foundation Grant and a 2016 Vermont Council of the Arts/National Endowment for the Arts...more

After Six-Month Closure, Franklin County Animal Rescue to Reopen
Foundation: Vermont Community Foundation

"We got $5,000 from the Vermont Community Foundation and $5,000 from Ben and Jerry's Foundation Community Action Team, and we have had...more

LGBTQ Community Comes Together During Summit in Southern Vermont
Foundation: Vermont Community Foundation

This year's Summit is made possible, in part, with support from the Samara Fund of the Vermont Community Foundation, Borealis Philanthropy's...more

Democratic Senators Give Away Donations From Harvey Weinstein Over Harassment Allegations
Foundation: Vermont Community Foundation

Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), who announced on Thursday plans to donate the $2,700 to the Women's Fund at the Vermont Community Foundation....more

Schumer and at least six other Democrats to send Weinstein donations to women's charities
Foundation: Vermont Community Foundation

Patrick J. Leahy (D-Vt.) will donate $5,600 to the Women's Fund at the Vermont Community Foundation, Leahy campaign manager Carolyn...more

The Harvey Weinstein Backlash Has Begun
Foundation: Vermont Community Foundation

Per his spokesman, the money will now go to the “Women's Fund at the Vermont Community Foundation, specifically the Change the Story...more

Blumenthal To Donate Weinstein Contributions After New York Times Exposé
Foundation: Vermont Community Foundation

Patrick Leahy of Vermont will donate $2,700 to the Women's Fund at the Vermont Community Foundation and Sen. Martin Heinrich of New Mexico...more

Harvey Weinstein: Leahy gives away campaign donations, Trump Jr. accuses him of deflecting
Foundation: Vermont Community Foundation

"Sen. Leahy is donating Mr. Weinstein's contributions to the Women's Fund at the Vermont Community Foundation, specifically the Change the...more

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