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Co-op Seedling Grants

Grants to Vermont Nonprofits for Projects
that Strengthen the Local Food System

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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City Market, Onion River Co-op

Deadline Date:

06/26/20 5:00 PM Receipt


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Grants of up to $7,500 to Vermont nonprofit organizations for new, creative, and innovative projects that strengthen the local food system. Applicants requesting funds for an established program must demonstrate how their program accomplishes what has not been done before.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 160458

Estimated Total Program Funding:


Estimated Size of Grant:

Grant requests can be submitted for projects (or portions of projects) totaling $500 to $7,500.


Additional Eligibility Criteria:

City Market grants funding to projects of Vermont nonprofit organizations whose work strengthens the local food system.

Please note that grants are for specific projects and the Foundation will not consider grant requests for general operating funds.

In addition, the Foundation does not donate or grant funds to individuals, partisan organizations, or organizations that advance a particular religious belief.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications are due no later than Friday, June 26, 2020 at 5pm.

The Board will review the recommendations at their September 2020 meeting.

Funds will be distributed to grant recipients in March 2021 during the annual grants celebration held at the Co-op.

Applications can be emailed or hard copies may be hand delivered to the Customer Service Desk or mailed to the address below.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Digital applications can be submitted to

Hard copies can be submitted to the Customer Service desk at either the Downtown or South End location or mailed to:

City Market
Attn: Mae Quilty
82 South Winooski Avenue
Burlington VT 05401

82 S. Winooski Ave
Burlington, VT 05401

South End
207 Flynn Ave
Burlington, VT 05401

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