Vermont Grant Program
This multi-year Capacity-Building grant is available to Vermont-based, Vermont-focused non-profit organizations that are ready to move to the next level of effectiveness as they work to further social justice, protect the environment and/or support sustainable and equitable local food systems in the state of Vermont.
The application process is highly competitive as only one grant is awarded each year. The grant is for a maximum of $30,000 per year, for up to three years for a total of $90,000 to significantly enhance the organizational capacity of the non-profit. Upon review of submitted applications, the Employee Review Committee will select a small group of Finalists. Finalists will be required to host a site visit for the committee.
DEADLINE: APRIL 30, 2021
To be considered for funding, each applicant organization must:
Organizations with budgets under $1 million are preferred.
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Frequently asked Questions
Grant Partner Highlights
PAST Grant Partners
The documents below feature lists, by year, of the organizations and programs we’ve funded in the past. Not only is it inspiring to see all of the impactful work happening around Vermont, reading through these brief descriptions is a great way to better understand the types of projects that qualify for Vermont Economic Justice Program funding.