The Vermont Community Action Teams (CATs) offer general or project support within the broad guidelines and funding provided by the Ben & Jerry’s Foundation. Every month, the CATs make small grants, generally under $2,000, to various local, community-based Vermont non-profit programs and community celebrations. In addition to making small grants, the CATs plan community service projects for all employees at their sites.
Grant requests must be from local, community-based, Vermont non-profit, 501(c)(3) organizations, or organizations that have a fiscal agent with 501(c)(3) status, schools or municipalities located in Vermont.
CATs fund an array of community programs located within the state of Vermont: They include: social services organizations, cultural, recreational, arts programs and community celebrations.
Areas not funded:
Applications may be submitted online through our grants management system at any time, and are reviewed on a monthly basis. For information on using our online system, please click here for a tutorial.
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