Foundation / Corporation
Grants ranging from $5,000 to $10,000 to Vermont nonprofits and public institutions or agencies for programs serving rural areas in the areas of education, food systems and agricultural preservaton, historic preservation, the environment, arts, crafts, and Vermont traditions, and basic human needs. Priority is given to small, community-based organizations.
Particular emphasis is given to projects which enhance the unique qualities of Vermont's small town life, support its natural and working landscape, sustain Vermont's social, cultural and natural resources or preserve Vermont's history and traditions while enhancing day-to-day community life.
The types of proposals the Foundation funds are wide ranging. They include operational support, special initiatives, capacity building, matching and challenge grants. Support for operations will be considered where it strengthens organizational capacity.
GrantWatch ID#: 180390
There is no fixed limit on the amount of grant requests, although most will be within the $5,000 - $10,000 range.
Qualified applicants must be either a private, nonprofit organization tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service Code or a public institution or entity. The organization, or program to be funded, must be located in Vermont. An organization may submit only one application during a 12 month period.
The Foundation will not provide support for the following:
- Endowment campaigns.
- Sporting activities, outings or events.
- Fraternal or religious organizations, including schools with religious affiliation.
- Individual fellowships or scholarships.
- Playgrounds, day care facilities, and skate parks.
- Publications, books, films, or surveys.
- Promotional events.
Grants are also not provided to affiliates of national organizations focused on particular diseases or those that provide emergency relief efforts.
Grant application deadlines for Fiscal Year 2018: February 14, May 16, August 15 and November 14, 2018.
More information on how to apply: https://www.windham-foundation.org/grant-application-process
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=windhamfoundation
PO Box 70
225 Townshend Road
Grafton, VT 05146