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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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What We're Learning from the VT COVID-19 Response Fund Recovery Initiatives

Last September, we announced five recovery initiatives that address key challenges magnified by the COVID-19 pandemic and set the state on a pathway to more equity and greater community and economic resilience in the face of future disruption: Rural Entrepreneurship, Food System Resilience, Rural Connectivity, Learning in Transition, and Welcoming, Equitable, Anti-Racist Communities. Over the past few months, we have interviewed the team leaders for each recovery initiative to understand why the Community Foundation chose to focus on each as part of its pandemic recovery strategy.

Read more about "What We're Learning from the VT COVID-19 Response Fund Recovery Initiatives"

Our Impact

$10.39M
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$9.04M
Funds Distributed

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