Vermont Humanities

Partnership Grant Awards

2023 Partnership Grant Recipients
Group on tour in snowy Burlington
Grants

Vermont Humanities is honored to be working with these eight organizations as members of our inaugural Partnership Grants cohort for 2024-2026.

Abenaki Circle of Courage

Organization Location: Swanton, VT
Awarded $10,000 to support the re-establishment of their annual Memorial Day weekend Abenaki Heritage Celebration.

Burlington History & Culture Center

Organization Location: Burlington, VT
Awarded $10,000 annually to support the development of a center aimed at capturing, sharing, and celebrating the diverse cultural history of the city of Burlington.

Clemmons Family Farm

Organization Location: Charlotte, VT
Awarded $10,000 annually to support their Windows to a Multicultural World initiative which aims to develop curriculum modules which incorporate art and teach history focused on the multicultural diaspora of Black people.

Lake Champlain Chamber Music Festival: One Strings

Organization Location: Burlington, VT
Awarded $5,000 annually to support the One Strings program which provides violins and music lessons to school children from predominately immigrant and refugee families. The program fosters community and belonging among the students and families, who come from varying ethnic backgrounds and speak different languages.

Retreat Farm

Organization Location: Brattleboro, VT
Awarded $7,500 annually to support the farms partnership with the Atowi Project to develop place based programming centering Abenaki history and the natural landscape.

Rutland Pride

Organization Location: Rutland, VT
Awarded $7,500 for this emerging organization’s public programming supporting Rutland County’s LGBTQ+ community.

Vets Town Hall

Organization Location: Richmond, VT
Awarded $7,500 to support annual statewide Vet Town Halls that offer veterans a platform to share their experiences both in and out of the military, fostering understanding and acceptance amongst veterans and civilians.

Windham World Affairs Council

Organization Location: Brattleboro, VT
Awarded $7,500 to support their America250: Examining America’s Identity and Leadership in a Changing World project which aims to provide opportunities to pause and learn from our nation’s past, empower youth and marginalized groups whose rights are currently under attack, and build understanding and support across divides.

 

Vermont Humanities*** December 11, 2023