COVID-19 Recovery

Funding for arts and humanities organizations facing financial hardship

2021 Cultural Relief Grant Recipients (Round One)

Here is the list of organizations that have received awards in the first round of the Vermont Covid-19 Cultural Recovery Grant Program in 2021. The program is a joint partnership between Vermont Humanities and the Vermont Arts Council.

OrganizationTotal awardVermont Arts Council FundingVermont Humanities Funding
AHA Abenaki Helping Abenaki$5,000$2,500$2,500
Bennington Museum$15,000$7,500$7,500
Big Heavy World$5,000$2,500$2,500
Billings Farm and Museum$15,000 $15,000
Brattleboro Museum & Art Center$10,000$5,000$5,000
Brighton Community Forum$5,000$2,500$2,500
Burlington City Arts$15,000$15,000 
Cabot Arts$5,000$5,000 
Carving Studio and Sculpture Center$10,000$10,000 
Catamount Film and Arts Center$15,000$10,000$5,000
Center for Arts and Learning$5,000$2,500$2,500
Circus Barn$15,000$15,000 
Cobleigh Public Library$5,000 $5,000
Community of Sound$5,000$5,000 
Dorset Players$5,000$5,000 
Epsilon Spires$5,000$5,000 
Ethan Allen Homestead$5,000 $5,000
Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium$15,000 $15,000
Fleming Museum of Art$15,000$7,500$7,500
Flynn Center$15,000$10,000$5,000
Greater Barton Arts$5,000$5,000 
Green Mountain Youth Symphony$5,000$5,000 
Haskell Free Library$5,000 $5,000
Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History$10,000 $10,000
Heritage Winooski Mill Museum$5,000 $5,000
Highgate Library and Community Center$5,000 $5,000
Inclusive Arts Vermont$10,000$5,000$5,000
Kingdom County Productions$10,000$10,000 
Lake Champlain Maritime Museum$15,000 $15,000
Lost Mural Project$5,000$2,500$2,500
Lost Nation Theater$10,000$10,000 
Lyric Theatre Company$10,000$10,000 
Main Street Museum$5,000 $5,000
Milton Artists’ Guild$5,000$5,000 
New England Center for Circus Arts$15,000$15,000 
New England Youth Theatre$10,000$10,000 
Next Stage Arts Project$10,000$10,000 
Northeast Kingdom All Stars$5,000$5,000 
Northeast Kingdom Collaborative$5,000 $5,000
Northern Stage Company$15,000$10,000$5,000
Norwich Historical Society$5,000 $5,000
Off Center for the Dramatic Arts$5,000$5,000 
Orleans County Historical Society$10,000 $10,000
Out in the Open$5,000$2,500$2,500
Paramount Center$15,000$15,000 
River Gallery School of Art$10,000$10,000 
Rockingham Arts and Museum Project$5,000$5,000 
Rokeby Museum$5,000 $5,000
Rutland Area Art Association$5,000$5,000 
Sandglass Center$5,000$2,500$2,500
Scrag Mountain Music$5,000$5,000 
Seven Stars Arts Center$5,000$5,000 
Shelburne Art Center$5,000$5,000 
Shelburne Museum$15,000$7,500$7,500
Snelling Center for Government$10,000 $10,000
Southern Vermont Arts Center$15,000$10,000$5,000
Springfield Community Players$5,000$5,000 
Stage 33 Live$5,000$5,000 
Studio Place Arts$5,000$5,000 
Sundog Poetry Center$5,000$2,500$2,500
Taconic Music$5,000$5,000 
The MINT Rutland Makerspace$5,000$5,000 
Town Hall Theater$15,000$10,000$5,000
Upright Steeple Society$5,000$5,000 
Vermont Arts Exchange$10,000$10,000 
Vermont Council on World Affairs$10,000 $10,000
Vermont Dance Alliance$5,000$5,000 
Vermont Folklife Center$10,000$5,000$5,000
Vermont International Film Festival$10,000$5,000$5,000
Vermont Stage Company$10,000$10,000 
Vermont Studio Center$15,000$10,000$5,000
Vermont Symphony Orchestra$15,000$10,000$5,000
Vermont Youth Orchestra Association$10,000$10,000 
Westminster West Public Library$5,000 $5,000
Weston Playhouse Theatre Company$15,000$10,000$5,000
Wheelock Mountain Farm$5,000 $5,000
White Pine Association$5,000$2,500$2,500
Wonder & Wisdom$5,000$2,500$2,500
Young Tradition Vermont$5,000$5,000 
Total$665,000