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Montpelier Community Fund (MCF) Grant

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City of Montpelier - Montpelier Community Fund (MCF)

Deadline Date:

11/30/21 Midnight


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Grants to Vermont nonprofit organizations, arts organizations, and individual artists in eligible locations to positively impact the local community and to carry out specific arts events or projects. Funding is intended for general operating support, project grants, and program support. Eligible projects and events must benefit the residents of Montpelier.

The MCF offers three types of grants: general operating, program, or project. General operating is intended to be used toward the general mission of the organization. Program support is restricted funding for an ongoing or new program of the organization. A project grant is intended for a one-time or specific project. All are acceptable and no preference is given to any of these choices.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 165428

Term of Contract:

Grants are for FY23 (7/1/22 - 6/30/23).

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Non-profit organizations that benefit the residents of Montpelier are eligible to apply to the MCF. In addition, individual artists and community groups are eligible for specific arts projects or events that benefit the community.

Any organization or person who petitions to place an article requesting funds on the 2022 City ballot is not eligible for MCF funding in FY 2023.

Pre-Application Information:

FY23 Grant Cycle Dates:
- November 30, 2021 (midnight) - Applications Due
- January 2022 - Community Fund Board Recommendations to City Council
- March 1, 2022 (Town Meeting) - Vote on City Budget (including community fund grants)
- August 2022 - Grant Award payments are processed by the City after the first property tax installment due date of August 15. Awards greater than $10,000 will be paid in two installments, one after August 15 and the second after November 15.

Contact Information:

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

Apply online:

Questions regarding the Montpelier Community Fund may be directed to the City Manager's office in care of Mary Smith, 802-223-9502,

or the MCF Board’s group email address:

City of Montpelier
39 Main St.
Montpelier, VT 05602-2950

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