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Responding to COVID-19 in Vermont

As the pandemic continues to impact Vermont's communities, the VT COVID-19 Response Fund remains active to support the Community Foundation's coordinated response and recovery work.

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The VT COVID-19 Response Fund Recovery Initiatives: A Q+A on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention

COVID-19’s impact on Vermont’s mental and behavioral health support system has been a double-edged sword. As more Vermonters experience social isolation due to disruption in their normal activities, more are also experiencing severe mental health crises and suicide ideation. At the same time, Vermont’s health system is not robust enough around mental health to handle this new influx, creating a real-back up of patients—particularly young people—in emergency departments waiting to be seen.

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The Resilience of Community

We are grateful to the many donors and partners that have supported the VT COVID-19 Response Fund. Community Foundation fundholders, corporate donors, and donations of all sizes from Vermont residents have supported the Fund. Some of the Fund’s lead donors and partners include:

  • Vermont Public Radio
  • Katz Amsterdam Charitable Trust
  • National Life Group Foundation
  • Seventh Generation Foundation
  • Ben & Jerry's Foundation
  • Johnson Family Foundation