Vermont Humanities

2020 Emergency Relief Grant Recipients

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Below is the list of organizations that received Emergency Relief Grants from the Vermont Covid-19 Cultural Relief Grant Program in 2020. The program was a joint partnership between Vermont Humanities and the Vermont Arts Council.

We distributed an eight-page report about the Emergency Relief Grants with the Vermont Arts Council in 2020. The report lists the grant recipients, and includes stories of several of the grantees.

View CARES Act Report (PDF)

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Organization NameCityAmount
2Creative Community inc.Winooski$5,000
Alburgh Public LibraryAlburgh$5,000
Alice M. Ward Memorial LibraryCanaan$5,000
Art in the NeighborhoodBrattleboro$5,000
Barre Historical SocietyBarre$5,000
Bennington MuseumBennington$10,000
Billings Farm & MuseumWoodstock$10,000
Bixby Memorial Free LibraryVergennes$7,500
Blake Memorial Library AssociationEast Corinth$5,000
Brandon Free Public LibraryBrandon$5,000
Brattleboro Museum And Art Center, Inc.Brattleboro$7,500
Brattleboro Words ProjectBrattleboro$5,000
Bread and Puppet TheaterGlover$7,500
Bryan Memorial GalleryJeffersonville$7,500
Burlington City ArtsBurlington$10,000
CarvingStudio and Sculpture CenterWest Rutland$7,500
Catamount Film & ArtsSt. Johnsbury$10,000
Center for Arts and LearningMontpelier$5,000
Center for Cartoon StudiesWhite River Junction$8,500
Champlain Philharmonic Orchestra, Inc.Middlebury$5,000
Chandler Center for the Arts, Inc.Randolph$7,500
Clemmons Family Farm, Inc.Charlotte$5,000
Community of SoundBurlington$5,000
Craftsbury Chamber PlayersCraftsbury$5,000
Craftsbury Public LibraryCraftsbury Common$5,000
Dailey Memorial LibraryDerby$5,000
Ethan Allen Homestead Museum, Inc.Burlington$5,000
Fairbanks Museum & PlanetariumSt. Johnsbury$10,000
Flynn Center for the Performing ArtsBurlington$10,000
Friends of the Fletcher Free LibraryBurlington$5,000
Friends of the Jeudevine LibraryHardwick$5,000
Friends of the Morrill HomesteadStrafford$5,000
Friends of the Wardsboro Library, Inc.Wardsboro$5,000
Gallery at the VAULTSpringfield$5,000
Get Thee to the FunneryCraftsbury$5,000
Green Mountains ReviewJohnson$7,500
Helen Day Art Center, Inc.Stowe$7,500
Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont HistoryMiddlebury$7,500
Heritage Winooski Mill MuseumWinooski$5,000
Hildene, The Lincoln Family HomeManchester$10,000
Inclusive Arts VermontEssex Junction$7,500
Island Arts (Champlain Islands Celebration of the Arts, Inc.)North Hero$5,000
Jaquith Public LibraryMarshfield$5,000
JAG ProductionsWhite River Jct$7,500
John G. McCullough Free Library, Inc.North Bennington$5,000
Latchis ArtsBrattleboro$5,000
Londonderry Arts & Historical Society IncLondonderry$5,000
Lost Nation Theater, Inc.Montpelier$7,500
Lyric Theatre CompanySouth Burlington$7,500
Main Street ArtsSaxtons River$7,500
Main Street MuseumWhite River Junction$5,000
Memphremagog Arts CollaborativeNewport$5,000
Mercy ConnectionsBurlington$5,000
Middlebury New Filmmakers FestivalLeicester$5,000
Middlebury Studio SchoolMiddlebury$5,000
Middletown Springs Historical Society, Inc.Middletown Springs$5,000
New England Youth TheatreBrattleboro$7,500
New England Center for Circus ArtsBrattleboro$10,000
Next Stage Arts ProjectPutney$7,500
Northern Stage CompanyWhite River Junction$10,000
Off Center for the Dramatic ArtsBurlington$5,000
Opera Company of MiddleburyMiddlebury$5,000
Orleans County Historical SocietyBrownington$7,500
Out in the Open INC.Brattleboro$5,000
Outright VermontBurlington$7,500
Paramount Center, Inc.Rutland$10,000
Park McCullough HouseNorth Bennington$5,000
Pawlet Public LibraryPawlet$5,000
Pentangle ArtsWoodstock$7,500
Pride Center of VermontBurlington$7,500
Revelry Theater IncBurlington$5,000
Richard A. and Barbara W. Snelling Center for GovernmentShelburne$7,500
River Arts of Morrisville Inc.Morrisville$7,500
River Gallery School of ArtBrattleboro$7,500
Robert Frost Stone House Museum at Bennington CollegeShaftsbury$5,000
Rokeby Museum, Inc.Ferrisburgh$5,000
Ruth Stone FoundationGoshen$5,000
Rutland Area Art Association, Inc.Rutland$5,000
Saint Albans MuseumSt. Albans$5,000
Sandglass Center for Puppetry and Theater ResearchPutney$7,500
Scrag Mountain Music, Inc.Marshfield$5,000
SEABA ExhibitionsBurlington$5,000
Seven Stars Arts CenterSharon$5,000
Shelburne Craft SchoolShelburne$7,500
Shelburne Museum, Inc.Shelburne$10,000
Social Band IncHinesburg$5,000
Society of Vermont Artists and Craftsmen, Inc.Ludlow$5,000
Solomon Wright Pubic LibraryPownal$5,000
South Hero Library FoundationSouth Hero$5,000
Southern Vermont Arts CenterManchester$10,000
Springfield Community Players, Inc.Springfield$5,000
St. Johnsbury AthenaeumSt. Johnsbury$7,500
Stone Valley Arts, IncPoultney$5,000
Stowe Story LabsStowe$7,500
Studio Place ArtsBarre$5,000
Sundog Poetry Center, Inc.Johnson$5,000
T W Wood GalleryMontpelier$5,000
The Barre Opera House, Inc.Barre$7,500
The Big Heavy World Foundation, Inc.Burlington$5,000
The Circus Barn Inc.Greensboro$10,000
The Fairfield Community Center AssociationEast Fairfield$5,000
The MINT (Rutland Makers)Rutland$5,000
The Vermont Jazz CenterBrattleboro$7,500
Theatre Adventure, IncBrattleboro$5,000
Town of Hyde Park/Lanpher Memorial LibraryHyde Park$5,000
Town Hall TheaterMiddlebury$10,000
Vermont Abenaki Artists AssociationBurlington$5,000
Vermont Arts ExchangeNorth Bennington$7,500
Vermont Council on World AffairsBurlington$5,000
Vermont Crafts CouncilMontpelier$5,000
Vermont Curators GroupSt. Johnsbury$5,000
Vermont Dance AllianceBurlington$5,000
Vermont Granite MuseumBarre$5,000
vermont international film foundationBurlington$7,500
Vermont Performing Arts League, Inc.Burlington$7,500
Vermont Ski Museum, IncStowe$5,000
Vermont Studio Center, Inc.Johnson$10,000
Vermont Youth Orchestra AssociationColchester$7,500
Very Merry TheatreBurlington$7,500
Windsor Public LibraryWindsor$5,000
Woodbury Community LibraryWoodbury$5,000
Woodstock History CenterWoodstock$7,500


Vermont Humanities*** May 18, 2020