Vermont Humanities

2021 Cultural Recovery Grant Recipients

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Here is the list of organizations that have received awards in the two rounds 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.

Along with the Vermont Arts Council, we produced an 12-page report about the Cultural Vermont Cultural Recovery Grant Program in 2021. The report lists the grant recipients, and includes stories of several of the grantees.

Pandemic Recovery in Vermont’s Cultural Sector (PDF)

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OrganizationTotal awardVermont Arts Council FundingVermont Humanities Funding
AHA Abenaki Helping Abenaki$5,000$2,500$2,500
Art in the Neighborhood$5,000$5,000
Barre Historical Society$5,000$5,000
Barre Opera House$10,000$10,000
Bella Voce Women’s Chorus$5,000$5,000
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 Literary Festival$5,000$2,500$2,500
Brattleboro Museum & Art Center$10,000$5,000$5,000
Brattleboro Music Center$15,000$15,000
Bread and Puppet Theatre$10,000$5,000$5,000
Briggs Opera House$5,000$5,000
Brighton Community Forum$5,000$2,500$2,500
Bryan Memorial Gallery$5,000$2,500$2,500
Burlington City Arts$15,000$15,000
Cabot Arts$5,000$5,000
Cabot Historical Society$5,000$5,000
Cambridge Arts Council$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
Center for Cartoon Studies$15,000$7,500$7,500
Chandler Center for the Arts$10,000$10,000
Chittenden Community Television$10,000$2,500$7,500
Circus Barn$15,000$15,000
Clemmons Family Farm$10,000$5,000$5,000
Cobleigh Public Library$5,000$5,000
Community Access Television (CATV)$10,000$2,500$7,500
Community of Sound$5,000$5,000
Craftsbury Public Library$5,000$5,000
Dorset Players$5,000$5,000
Dorset Theatre Festival$15,000$15,000
Epsilon Spires$5,000$5,000
Ethan Allen Homestead$5,000$5,000
Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium$15,000$15,000
Fairfield Community Center Association$5,000$2,500$2,500
Fleming Museum of Art$15,000$7,500$7,500
Flynn Center$15,000$10,000$5,000
Friends of the Fletcher Free Library$5,000$5,000
Gallery at the VAULT$5,000$5,000
Greater Barton Arts$5,000$5,000
Green Mountain Youth Symphony$5,000$5,000
Green Mountains Review$5,000$2,500$2,500
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
Hinesburg Artist Series$5,000$5,000
Inclusive Arts Vermont$10,000$5,000$5,000
Island Arts$5,000$5,000
Jericho Historical Society$5,000$5,000
Kingdom County Productions$10,000$10,000
Lake Champlain Maritime Museum$15,000$15,000
Latchis Arts$5,000$5,000
Londonderry Arts & Historical Society$5,000$5,000
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 Arts$5,000$5,000
Main Street Museum$5,000$5,000
Maquam Bay of Missiquoi$5,000$2,500$2,500
Mercy Connections$10,000$10,000
Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival$5,000$2,500$2,500
Migrant Justice$10,000$2,500$7,500
Milton Artists’ Guild$5,000$5,000
Monteverdi Music School$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 Arts Council$5,000$5,000
Northeast Kingdom Collaborative$5,000$5,000
Northern Stage Company$15,000$10,000$5,000
Northwoods Stewardship Center$10,000$10,000
Norwich Historical Society$5,000$5,000
Off Center for the Dramatic Arts$5,000$5,000
Oldcastle Productions$10,000$10,000
Opera Company of Middlebury$5,000$5,000
Orleans County Historical Society$10,000$10,000
Out in the Open$5,000$2,500$2,500
Outright Vermont$15,000$5,000$10,000
Paramount Center$15,000$15,000
Pentangle Arts$10,000$10,000
Preservation Trust of Vermont$15,000$15,000
Pride Center of Vermont$15,000$5,000$10,000
Retreat Farm$15,000$7,500$7,500
River Arts of Morrisville$10,000$10,000
River Gallery School of Art$10,000$10,000
Robert Frost Stone House Museum$5,000$5,000
Rockingham Arts and Museum Project$5,000$5,000
Rokeby Museum$5,000$5,000
Ruth Stone House$5,000$2,500$2,500
Rutland Area Art Association$5,000$5,000
Saint Albans Museum$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
Society of Vermont Artists and Craftsmen$5,000$5,000
South End Arts and Business Association$5,000$5,000
Southern Vermont Arts Center$15,000$10,000$5,000
Springfield Community Players$5,000$5,000
Spruce Peak Arts$15,000$15,000
St. Johnsbury History and Heritage Center$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
Swanton Arts Council$3,000$3,000
T.W. Wood Art Gallery$5,000$2,500$2,500
Taconic Music$5,000$5,000
The Current$10,000$10,000
The Foundry Workshop$5,000$5,000
The MINT Rutland Makerspace$5,000$5,000
Theater Adventure, Inc.$5,000$5,000
Town Hall Theater$15,000$10,000$5,000
Upright Steeple Society$5,000$5,000
UVM Lane Series$10,000$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 Granite Museum of Barre$5,000$2,500$2,500
Vermont Historical Society$15,000$15,000
Vermont International Film Festival$10,000$5,000$5,000
Vermont Jazz Center$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
Vermont Youth Theater$4,000$4,000
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
Worcester Historical Society$5,000$5,000
Yellow Barn$15,000$15,000
Young Tradition Vermont$5,000$5,000
Young Writers Project$5,000$2,500$2,500


Vermont Humanities*** September 8, 2021