VERMONT Grant Program
Each summer, the Ben & Jerry’s Foundation offers competitive grants of up to $20,000 to Vermont-based, non-profit organizations working to address the economic, social and environmental impacts of poverty. We will seek out innovative programs that are working toward fundamental change in Vermont and that approach their work through the lens of social justice and equity.
DEADLINE: JULY 1, 2021
TO BE CONSIDERED FOR FUNDING, EACH APPLICANT ORGANIZATION MUST BE:
Organizations with operating budgets under $1 million are preferred.
FUNDING PREFERENCE WILL BE GIVEN TO ORGANIZATIONS WHOSE AREAS OF INTEREST MAY INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
We will prioritize programs that work to involve and give voice to those who are most impacted by the problem the organization seeks to address. Grant recipients will be invited to make a presentation to Ben & Jerry’s Employees at some time during the grant year.
Areas Not funded
Unfortunately, we cannot consider requests for:
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.