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

Co-op Seedling Grants


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Funding Source
City Market, Onion River Co-op
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Geographic Focus
USA: Vermont

Important Dates
Deadline: 06/23/23 5:00 PM Receipt Save

Grant Description
Grants of up to $7,500 to Vermont nonprofit organizations for new, creative, and innovative projects and activities 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.


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

Co-op Seedling Grants do not fund general operating budgets and personnel costs, nor do they 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 23, 2023 at 5 pm.

Postmark dates do not count as receipt dates for this process.

The Board will review the recommendations at a fall 2023 meeting.

Funds will be distributed to grant recipients in March 2024 during the annual grants celebration held at the Co-op.

Additional Funding Information

Estimated Total Program Funding:


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

Contact Information
Digital applications can be submitted to

Hard copies can be submitted to the Customer Service desk at either the Downtown or South End location:
Downtown City Market
82 South Winooski Avenue
Burlington VT 05401

South End
207 Flynn Ave
Burlington, VT

Or mailed to City Market, Attn: Carrie Putscher, 82 South Winooski Avenue, Burlington VT 05401.

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