Vermont Community Foundation awards more than $280,000 to Vermont nonprofits

first_imgThe Vermont Community Foundation awarded a total of $10.6 million in grants in 2009, including $281,250 made at the end of the year to 60 organizations as part of the Foundation’s Community Fund grant program. The program awards grants to organizations that support Basic Human Needs (children, elderly and family services, housing, food and shelter, health); Successful Communities (civic engagement, diversity and equity, education); and Sustainable Communities (arts, humanities and cultural heritage, environment, economic development).All grants were made for general operating support.StatewideGreen Mountain Library Consortium was awarded $1,000.Northeast Organic Farming Association was awarded $6,000.Northern Grain Grower’s Association was awarded $5,000.Preservation Trust of Vermont was awarded $6,000.Sustainable Energy Resource Group was awarded $5,000.Vermont Affordable Housing Coalition was awarded $5,000.Vermont Energy Education Program was awarded $5,000.Vermont MIDI Project was awarded $5,000.Vermont Partnership for Fairness & Diversity was awarded $7,500.Vermont People with AIDS Coalition was awarded $2,000.Vermont River Conservancy was awarded $2,000.Vermont Teacher Diversity Scholarship Program was awarded $5,000.VSA Arts of Vermont was awarded $6,000.Multi-RegionAIDS Project of Southern Vermont was awarded $3,750.Green Mountain RSVP & Volunteer Center was awarded $5,000.Local Motion was awarded $5,000.Resource: A Nonprofit Community Enterprise was awarded $5,000.Addison CountyBristol Downtown Community Partnership was awarded $5,000.The Hub Teen Center & Skatepark was awarded $5,000.The Town Hall Theatre was awarded $5,000.Bennington CountyBennington Area Habitat for Humanity was awarded $5,000.First Baptist Church of Bennington was awarded $6,000.Sage City Symphony Orchestra was awarded $1,500.Caledonia CountyFairbanks Museum and Planetarium was awarded $5,000.St. Johnsbury Athenaeum was awarded $5,000.Umbrella was awarded $5,000.Chittenden CountyBurlington Community Justice Center was awarded $4,000.Committee on Temporary Shelter was awarded $5,000.Intervale Center was awarded $7,500.King Street Youth Center was awarded $5,000.Mercy Connections was awarded $7,500.Uncommon Alliance was awarded $5,000.Vermont Stage Company was awarded $5,000.Vermont Youth Orchestra was awarded $5,000.Winooski Department of Recreation and Community Wellness was awarded $5,000.Women Helping Battered Women was awarded $5,000.Essex CountyTown of Canaan Historical Society was awarded $2,500.Franklin CountyFranklin and Grand Isle United Way was awarded $5,000.Meals on Wheels of Lamoille County was awarded $10,000.Orange CountyNorthern Stage was awarded $2,000.Randolph Area Community Development Corporation was awarded $5,000.Safeline was awarded $5,000.Orleans CountyHaskell Free Library was awarded $5,000.NorthWoods Stewardship Center was awarded $6,000.Rutland CountyBROC – Community Action in Southwestern Vermont was awarded $1,000.Castleton Community Seniors was awarded $5,000.Washington CountyCentral Vermont Reading to End Racism was awarded $1,500.Local Agricultural Community Exchange was awarded $2,000.Windham CountyBrattleboro Area Drop In Center was awarded $5,000.New England Youth Theatre was awarded $5,000.Parks Place Community Center was awarded $5,000.Post Oil Solutions was awarded $5,000.ReNew Building Materials and Salvage was awarded $6,000.Sojourns Community Clinic was awarded $5,000.Windham Childcare Association was awarded $2,500.Windsor CountyCOVER Home Repair was awarded $5,000.Opera Theatre of Weston was awarded $3,000.Second Wind Foundation was awarded $5,000.Upper Valley Business and Education Partnership was awarded $5,000.Upper Valley Farm to School Network was awarded $5,000.The Vermont Community Foundation has been helping donors give to the causes and organizations they care about since 1986. We are Vermont’s largest and leading homegrown grantmaker. Together, our family of over 570 funds provides more than $10 million in grants per year. In addition, we help keep Vermont’s nonprofit community vital by offering endowment management and planned giving services, and providing leadership in charitable giving of all kinds. For more information about the Foundation, visit is external) or call 802-388-3355.Source: VCF. 3.30.2010# # #last_img

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