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Grants to Vermont Nonprofits, Arts Organizations, and Artists for Community Benefit and Arts Programming

Montpelier Community Fund (MCF) Grant


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City of Montpelier
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Geographic Focus
USA: Vermont: City of Montpelier

Important Dates
Deadline: 05/15/23 Midnight Save

Grant Description
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.


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.

Pre-Proposal Conference
Join a virtual Q&A session about the grant program on Monday, April 17th at 4:30.

Click the link to join:

Pre-Application Information
FY23 Grant Cycle Dates:
- May 15, 2023 (midnight) - Applications Due
- June 2023 - Community Fund Board Recommendations to City Council
(MCF recommendation will be public record and available for review from the City website)
- August 2023 - 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.

Term of Contract
The funding period for the current open round (applications due May 15, 2023) is for the City’s fiscal year 2024, which runs from July 1, 2023 to June 30, 2024.

Contact Information
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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