Vermont Humanities

Thank You to Our Donors

2021 Annual Report

Our work depends on the generosity of our many donors and volunteers. In 2021, Vermont Humanities received 816 donations from individuals, businesses, and foundations committed to providing literacy and public humanities programs in every county in Vermont. We are grateful to each of you!

Individuals

$25,000+

  • Anonymous Donor of The Vermont Community Foundation

$5,000+

  • Anonymous (1)
  • Sandra J. Berbeco & David C. Coen
  • Judith Buechner
  • Francie & John Downing
  • Wolfgang & Barbara Mieder
  • Elizabeth Steele

$2,500+

  •  Jim Alic & Jacalyn Diesenhouse
  • Dottie Bergendahl
  • Rolf Diamant & Nora Mitchell
  • Susan Hunter & Doug Watson
  • Ron Miller
  • Mary & David Otto
  • Susan Z. Ritz/Larsen Fund

$1000+

  • Anonymous (3)
  • John & Brenda Bisbee
  • Edward & Marilyn Blackwell
  • Marcia L. Colish
  • Mary Jane Dickerson
  • Dick Dreissigacker & Judy Geer
  • Joy Facos
  • Victor Henningsen & Susan McCaslin
  • Lauren Shehadi Herbert
  • Patricia Highberg
  • Christine Kaufman
  • Adrienne Major
  • Lowell & Sandra Mintz
  • Jane Pincus
  • Sylvia Robison
  • Walter & Kate Scott
  • Aubrey Tobey
  • Bob & Barbara Wells
  • Phyllis & Michael Wells

$500+

  • Louis & Pam Ahlen
  • George & Paula Bellerose
  • Jack & Mary Ellen Bixby
  • Harry Chen & Anne Lezak
  • John & Laurie Chester
  • Bern Collins
  • Steve & Mags Conant
  • Bill & Leigh Dakin
  • Pat Daley
  • Mary Jane Dickerson Sarah L. Dopp
  • Peter A. Gilbert & Cindy Char Prospero Gogo & Amy Lilly
  • Chris & Nancy Graff
  • Hobie Guion & Apple Faulkner
  • Jonathan Heaton
  • Jennifer Hopkins
  • Gerald & Virginia Hornung
  • Christopher Kaufman Ilstrup & Chris Ilstrup
  • Christine Kaufman
  • Joan R. Lang
  • Marty & Barbara LeWinter
  • Barbara McGrew
  • Christopher McVeigh
  • Hartley & Ginny Neel
  • Nicole S. Pfister
  • James & Judith Pizzagalli
  • Pat Robins & Lisa Schamberg
  • Sylvia Robison
  • Peter & Jacqueline Sinclair
  • Steve & Ann Singiser
  • Steve Stettler
  • William Stritzler
  • Susan B. Weber
  • Bob & Barbara Wells Constance West
  • Richard Wright

$250+

  • Anonymous (3)
  • Peter Areson & Cyndy Guy
  • Joel Ario & Diana Myrvang
  • Ann Aspell & Leigh Seddon
  • Alison Bechdel
  • Jeff & Julie Benay
  • Joseph Bocchino
  • Philip Branton & Ellen Lazarus
  • Geof Brown & Mark Martins
  • Tim & Patty Burch
  • Judith Chalmer
  • Richard Conrad & Judith Irven
  • Fred & Sophia Crawford
  • Todd Daloz
  • Will & Laurie Danforth
  • Steven & Nancy Davis
  • David & Magna Dodge
  • Frank & Ducky Donath
  • Rachel Aliber Duffy
  • Dover Robinson Ford
  • Isabel Fox
  • Charlene Galarneau
  • Leslie Gensburg
  • Jeff & Susan Goodell Suzanne Grenier
  • Anthony Grudin
  • Chris Hadsel & Bill Mares
  •  Rick & Emmy Hausman
  • Ward & Cheryl Heneveld
  • Ted Hilles & Jane Osgood
  • Fred Hunt & Mary MacVey
  • Daniel & Rachel Kahn-Fogel
  • Michael Katzenberg & Linda Prescott
  • Mark Kennedy & Cathy Rude
  • Paul & Arlene Krapcho
  • Syd Lea & Robin Barone
  • Nathaniel Lewis
  • Reeve Lindbergh
  • Adrienne & Steve Major
  •  Peter & Isabella Martin
  • John M. Miller
  • Meg Ostrum
  • Hugh & Nancy Pennell
  • Charles & Linda Putney
  • Rebecca Robinson
  • Donald Robisky
  • Geoffrey Sewake
  • Jon & Catherine Shapiro
  • Gilbert & Cynthia Steil
  • Dan & Jan Steinbauer
  • Chris & Diane Walker
  • Harry Welch
  • Jake & Cathie Wheeler
  • Reeve Williams & Sandra Anderson Judith Yarnall

$100+

  • Anonymous (11)
  • Michael & Marion Abajian Thomas Achenbach
  • Susan B. Alden
  • David C. & Elizabeth A. Almond Joseph & Jane Alper
  • Philip Ambrose
  • Cheryl Asa
  • Sarita Austin
  • Don & Lela Avery
  • Sheryl Baggenstoss
  • Charles & Diana Bain
  • Carol Bam
  • Beverly Belisle
  • Philip & Janie Bell
  • George & Doris Bergeron
  • James & Judith Bernat
  • Alan Berolzheimer
  • Faith Bieler
  • May Bigelow
  • Les Blomberg & Brenda Hausauer Nancy G. Boardman
  • Bill & Ruth Botzow
  • Daniel Brand
  • Bob & Maureen Brandt
  • Stephen & Laurie Brittain
  •  Kimberly C. Bushnell
  • Jerry Carbone & Kathleen Maisto Paul & Sandal Cate
  • Bob & Mary Ann Chaffee William Chester
  • Daniel Childs & Marda Donner
  • Jane S. Childs
  • Michele Clark
  • Constance Counts
  • Anne Cramer
  • David & Edna Curtin
  • Richard & Martha Dale Jr.
  • Yvonne Daley & Chuck Clarino
  • Rusty Davis & Linda Saarnijoki
  • Josie Dershowitz
  • Nancy E. DiMauro
  • William J. Doelger & Linda Normandeau Prudence Doherty & Thomas Buckley
  • John & Sandra Dooley
  • William & Ellen Dorsch
  • Gail Dougherty
  • Ben Doyle & Angela Shea
  • Jay Dunlap
  • Jim & Margaret Eagan
  • Rachel Edens
  • Bill Eichner & Julia Alvarez
  • Peter Elwell & Wendy Harrison Sandy & Lissa England
  • John & Mary English
  • Erik Esselstyn
  • Nancy G. Ewen
  • Mary Feidner
  • Stephen L. Ferber
  • Mary Fillmore & Joanna Rankin
  • Bruce & Darlyne Franzen Virginia Freeman
  • Patrick & Patsy French
  • Milton & Carolyn Frye
  • Mary Gade
  • Eddie Gale
  • Edward & Karen Gartner
  • Reg & Joan Gignoux
  • Allen Gilbert
  • Aaron & Rebecca Goldberg
  • Phil & Carol Goldsmith
  • Ruth Goldstone
  • Natalie Good
  • Wayne & Deborah Granquist
  •  Huck Gutman & Buff Lindau
  • Susan Haedrich
  • Bob Hagen & Kathy Astrauckas
  • Robert & Honore Hager
  • Chris & Sally Harris
  • David Healy & Linda B. Gray
  • Michael Healy & Debra Blumberg
  • Ann Herrick
  • Mariel Hess
  • Randy & Karen Hesse
  • Geof & Janet Hewitt
  • Phil Holland
  • Margaret Holmes
  • David & Michelle Holzapfel
  • Peter & Mary Hood
  • Don & Allison Hooper
  • Elaine A. Hubert
  • Penrose Jackson
  • Dorothy R. Jacobson
  • Jason Kelley
  • Diane Kemble
  • Sarah C. Kinter
  • Liisa Kissel
  • Jane Kitchel
  • Tony Klein
  • Chuck Lacy & Gaye Symington
  • Ann LaFiandra
  • Alison Latham
  • Marc Lefebvre
  • Robert A. Lloyd
  • Robin Lloyd
  • Charles & Wendy Love
  • Laurie Loveland
  • Chris Lovell & Ellen McCullouch-Lovell
  • Jennifer Lucas & John Schweizer
  • Thomas MacLeay
  • Zachary Manganello
  • The Marvin Family
  • Penny McConnel & James Gold
  • Robert McElwain
  • Tom McKone
  • Bruce McNallie & Lindra Moerdyk Marc & Christy Mihaly
  • Jim Mindling
  • John & Kay Morton Patricia P. Motch
  • Sharon Mount
  • Nicholas Muller III Marna Murray
  • Radetta Nemcosky
  • Susannah Noel & Mark Tapper Margo Nutt
  • Nancy A. Olson
  • Rosamond Orford
  • John Pane & Elizabeth Bassett Peter Peltz
  • Bill & Joan Pinchbeck
  • Fred Pond
  • Verandah Porche
  • Vivian Prunier
  • Robert & Cathy Rachlin
  • Tom & Nancy Ragle
  • Jerry & Judith Rankin
  • Jane Reagan
  • Marty Reid
  • Alban Richey
  • John Rosenthal
  • Barry & Arline Rotman
  • Ronald & Nancy Rucker
  • Lois H. Ruttenberg
  • Randall L. Sargent
  • Michael Sawdey & Laurel Church
  • Robert & Gail Schermer
  • Sue A. Schiller
  • James & Margaret Schmidt
  • Tim Shafer & Deborah Luskin
  • Steven Shama & Jeannie Lindheim Alice Shaner-Simpson
  • Theodore & Carolyn Shattuck Allen G. Shepherd
  • Catherine Simpson
  • Jack & Betsy Sinnott
  • Bill & Elsie Smith
  • Charlie Smith & Amy Mellencamp Mark & Linda Snelling
  • Mr. and Mrs. David Spencer
  • Will & Judy Stevens
  • Jane K. Stickney
  • John & Sarah Stroup
  • Skip & Marilyn Sturman
  • Charles Sullivan & Jennifer Manwell Dan & Mary Swainbank
  • Wally & Mona Tapia
  • Bob & Fran Pepperman Taylor
  • Tess Taylor
  • Burton & Harriet Tepfer
  • Nick & Joan Thorndike
  • Elise Thorsen
  • Robert Troester & Joan Stephenske Aggie Underwood
  • Marc & Dana vanderHeyden
  • Luis Vivanco
  • Janet Wallstein
  • Janet & Paul Warren
  • Barbara Weedon
  • Peter Welch & Margaret Cheney Sarah Wesson
  • Richard & Katharine White
  • Marcia Williams
  • Bob & Joan Williamson
  • Frank & Janet Winkler
  • Nat Winthrop
  • Michael D. Wormser
  • Chris & Jaqueline Wren
  • Yasmine Ziesler

Up to $99

  • Anonymous (25)
  • Don Abelson
  • Carol Adams
  • Pat Adams
  • Lisa Adler
  • Frederick Alger
  • Ed Amidon & Louise McCarren Meredith U. Anderson
  • Dawn K. Andrews Jennifer Bagley
  • Ed & Irene Barna Thomas Beach
  • Lois Miller Beardwood
  • Robert Behr
  • Jack & Pat Bennett
  • Iris Berezin
  • James & Janet Berrier Lindy Biggs
  • John Billard & Nancy McGill
  • Naomi Bossom
  • Allan & Frances Boucher
  • Betsy Bourdon
  • Hollie Bowen
  • Don Bredes & Eileen Boland
  • Louis & Lois Bresee
  • Deb Brighton
  • Dr. Judy Brook
  • Jason Broughton
  • Ben & Jeanne Brumaghim
  • Patti Buck
  • Robert & Ann Buermann
  • Anne G. Bugbee
  • Kimberly Bushnell
  • Mary E. Byrnes
  • Warren & Sharon Cadwell
  • Karen M. Cady
  • Paul Calter
  • Dan & Marta Cambra
  • John & Mary Carnahan Thomas & Sue Carney
  •  Sarah F. Carter
  • Robert J. & Janice H. Chapman Angie Chapple-Sokol
  • Paul & Lynn Chernoff
  •  Judith Churchill
  • Brian Cina
  • John Cipora
  • Jack Clay & Juanita Burch-Clay
  • Peg Clement
  • Ruth Coppersmith
  • Katherine L. Coppock
  •  Paul Costello
  • Grant Crichfield Louise H. Cross
  • Amy Cunningham
  • Brian & Janice Cunningham
  • Mark & Terrie Curran
  • Priscilla Daggett
  • Stephen & Judy Dardeck
  • Sylvia Davatz
  • Anne W. Day
  • Mike & Jan Day
  • Jordan & Derry Dickinson Deidre Donaldson
  • David Donath Ellen S. Doyle Ruth Drachman Ruth E. Drake
  • Michael Dworkin & Loring Starr Betty Dye
  • Zon Eastes & Margaret Spencer David Eckhardt
  • Sandra Ershow
  • Bob & Nancy Faesy
  • Peter Falion & Elizabeth Tannenbaum Wayne Fawbush & Roberta Harold
  • Steve & Marty Feltus
  • John Field & Jane Katz Field Ken & Sharon Finch
  • Nadell Fishman
  • Marcia Foley
  • Michael Forillo & Amy Borgman
  • Connell Gallagher
  • The Gardner-Morse Family
  • Lenny Gerardi & Lauren Jarvi
  • Ken & Peggy Gilbert Walt & Dana Gilbert Paula Gills
  • Catherine Girard
  • Leah Goat
  • Jeff & Ellen Gold Janet Goldberger
  • Daniel Gottlieb
  • Peter Gould
  • Theodore & Barbara Graham Charles and Catherine Miles Grant David & Nancy Grant
  • Tom & Connie Green
  • Dan & Dana Grossman Leslie Haines
  • Natalie Hall Recille Hamrell
  • Jim & Marilyn Hand Paul D. Hansen Marge Harper
  • Jonathan Harris & Linda Streeter Helen Head
  • Jory Hearst
  • Cal Heile
  • David & Judy Hershberg Lynn & Georges Herzog Kathie J. Hickman
  • Beth Hindmarsh
  • Mabel Houghton
  • David & Carol Jarmy
  • Corlan Johnson
  • Bert Jones & Mary Bilz
  • Emily R. Jones
  • Kathryn Jorgensen
  • Carrie Kessler
  • Alison Kirk
  • Bettina Krampetz
  • Max & Lois Kraus
  • David & Barbara Lacy Dorothy Larsen
  • Jeannine Laverty
  • Ann Lawless
  • Stephen Lawrence
  • Anne Lazor
  • Gladwyn Leiman Jane Lendway
  • John & Diane Liccardi
  • Carole and Stephen Lichtenstein Kathleen Linde
  • Jack Long & Delight Wing Robert & Elizabeth Low Jessie Lynn
  • Kat Malley
  • Mike Manahan
  • Gary Margolis & Wendy Lynch Jeffrey D. Marshall
  • Scott & Nina McCampbell Susan & Kellen McClure Leslie-Burl McLemore Charles & Rebecca McMeekin Patricia A. Menduni
  • Donna Merriam
  • Penny & Chris Miller
  • Lee Monro & Elvin Kaplan Cecilia Ann Mooney
  • Morgan Moore
  • Robert P. Moore
  • Betty Ann Morse
  • Scott & Cheryl Mullins
  • Michael Munson & Mary Jane Neale Bradley D. Myerson & Pauline DeLaszlo Lee & Jeanne Nemlich
  • Chris & Karen Nevin Christopher Nicotera
  • Bob & Jenn Nixon
  • Sheldon Novick & Carolyn Clinton George & Judith O’Brien
  • Herbert Ogden & Catherine Thomas
  • Pat Olson
  • Chris Osgood & Mary Heller Osgood Solveig Overby
  • Ann P. Page
  • Scudder Parker & Susan Sussman
  • Peet Pearson
  • Neil & Carleen Pelsue
  • Paul & Dorothea Penar
  • Andrew & Marianne Perchlik Tamara Perelman
  • Dave & Ellie Peters
  • Heidi Peterson & Kenneth Butcher
  • Curtis Picard & Larissa Vigue Picard
  •  Meg Pond & Jim Rader
  • Bob & Sandy Powell David & Louise Ransom David A. Raymond
  • Ann Reading Genevieve Rideout
  • Julius Riemersma & Jaap Simons Anton Rifelj
  • Lori Rippa
  • Andy Robinson & Jan Waterman Alan A. Rozycki, MD
  • Tom & Jeanette Ruffle Anne Sarcka
  • Donald & Lucille Sargent Ellen H. Satterthwaite James & Nancy Scherer Ellen Seeger
  • Nancy Segal
  • Rosie Harlow Segal
  • Wayne Senville & Lila Shapero Neil Shepard and Kate Riley
  • Michael Sherman
  • Peter & Anne Silberfarb
  • Adele Smith
  • Ben & Torrey Smith David B. Smith Jr.
  • Peter D. Smith
  • Dave & Polly Sobel
  • Gail Sorenson
  • Fern Sparks
  • Jonathan & Cindy Stableford Anne Steel
  • Sharon S. Stewart Lisa Stockwell Mark Stoler Dorothy Sullivan Fred & Diane Swan Linnea Taylor George Thabault Natalie M. Thanassi
  • Barbara S. Thompson Jim & Felicia Tober Aubrey Tobey
  • Thomas L. Toleno & Andrea J. Matthews Bob & Karen Tortolani
  • Karolina Tosi
  • Maida F. Townsend Nancy Tracy
  • Roger Turner & Linda Rood
  • Cecile M. Valcour Bill & Pat Vibert
  • Lisa von Kann
  • Paul & Beth Wade
  • Mary Jane Washburn Michael & Ethel Weinberger Jonathan & Alice Wells
  • Gary West
  • Patricia Wiley
  • Al & Anna Wilkinson Dian S. Williams
  • John & Pat Williams
  • William & Mary Wilson
  • Rick Winston & Andrea Serota Dolf & Mary Jane Wirsing
  • Richard Wizansky & Todd Mandell The Wrazen Family
  • Bruce & Carol Wyatt Don & Karen Yaggy Allen & Kathleen Yale Alan & Karen Zaur
  • Heidi Willis

Institutions

$50,000

Middlebury College

$25,000

The A.D. Henderson Foundation, Inc.
The Jack & Dorothy Byrne Foundation
Vermont Department of Libraries

$15,000

The A.D. Henderson Foundation, Inc.
The Jack & Dorothy Byrne Foundation
Vermont Department of Libraries

$10,000+

Anonymous (1)
Jones/Lippincott Family Foundation
Physicians Computer Company
University of Vermont
Vermont Children’s Trust Foundation

 

$5000+

Ann H. Symington Foundation
Fountain Fund of the Vermont Community Foundation
The Alma Gibbs Donchian Charitable Foundation, Inc.
The Wisdom Connection
Walter Cerf Community Fund

 

$2,500+

Flat Rock Fund of the Vermont Community Foundation
National Life Group Foundation
The Arthur D. Dana Foundation
The Nichols Philanthropy Fund at the Boston Foundation
Vermont – NEA, Inc.
Vermont School Library Association

 

$1000+

Bisbee Pratt Fund of the Vermont Community Foundation
Montpelier Community Fund
Partnerships for Literacy & Learning
The Residence at Otter Creek
The Samara Fund
Vermont Library Association

 

$500+

Anonymous (1)
Cabot Creamery
Leonine Public Affairs, LLP Main Street Landing Company Margot J. George Fund for Arts
Otto & Associates
Passumpsic Savings Bank
The Dewees Family Fund
The Joseph & Dale Boutin Fund
The Keelan Family Foundation
The Ruml Leithner Family Fund
The Vermont Country Store

 

$250+

Beilfuss Family Advised Fund at the Rochester Community Foundation
Groberg Family Fund
Husky Injection Molding Systems, Inc.
Lennox Family Foundation
Pomerleau Real Estate
Preservation Trust of Vermont
Stave Puzzles, Inc.
Tapia & Huckabay, P.C.
The Marble Valley Regional Correctional Facility
Woolmington, Campbell, Bernal & Stasny P.C.

 

$100+

IBM Corporation
Quick$tart

 

Up to $99

AmazonSmile Foundation

 

Gifts in Honor Of

Brenda Bisbee by Mary Fillmore & Joanna Rankin
Judy Chalmer by Northeast Kingdom Donor
Rolf Diamant by Fred Hunt & Mary MacVey
Sarah Dopp by Radetta Nemcosky and Nancy Tracy
Susan & Michael Epstein by Lee Monro & Elvin Kaplan
Franklin County Center for the Book by Natalie Good
Peter A. Gilbert by The Nichols Philanthropy Fund at the Boston Foundation, Marty Reid, and Chris & Diane Walker
Rebecca Goldberg, Children’s Librarian, Fletcher Free Library by Aaron & Rebecca Goldberg
Tamra Higgins by Mary Jane Dickerson
Nicolas Houghton by Mabel Houghton
David Mills by Mark Kennedy & Cathy Rude
Lisa Schamberg by The Joseph & Dale Boutin Fund
Steve Stettler by Janet & Paul Warren
Linda Wrazen by Hugh & Nancy Pennell, and Curtis Picard & Larissa Vigue Picard

 

Gifts in Memory Of

Elizabeth Balderston by Bill & Kate Schubart
Paij Wadley Bailey by Brian Cina
Albert G. Besser by Gretchen Rous Besser
Richard Coutant by Verandah Porche
Dorothy Gilbert by Bill & Pat Vibert
Susan Demarest Graham by Theodore & Barbara Graham
Robert Grenier by Suzanne Grenier
Judy Holland by Anonymous
Julie Kent by Warren & Sharon Cadwell
Phyllis Larrabee by Ruth Coppersmith
Nicholas & Jean Lewis by The Wrazen Family
Charlotte Macleay by Katherine Paterson
Edith Martin by Anonymous
Mariah McGill by John Billard & Nancy McGill
Tricia McVeigh by Christopher McVeigh
Rev. John Mitchell by Lois Miller Beardwood
Hugh Gould Nevin, Jr. by Chris & Karen Nevin
Cindy Oas by Dorothy Sullivan
Leslie Rescorla by Thomas Achenbach
Ted Richards by Paula Gills
Martin Lee Segal by Rosie Harlow Segal
Christopher David Morrison Shamburg by Lisa Stockwell
Margaret Shaub by Fern Sparks
Robert Sullivan by Dorothy Sullivan
Sarah Belchetz-Swenson by Thomas & Sue Carney
Victor R. Swenson by Louise H. Cross, Bill Eichner & Julia Alvarez,
Ward & Cheryl Heneveld, Donna Merriam, Peter D. Smith, and Judith Yarnall
Bill Tobey by Dottie Bergendahl
Esther Upie by Jane K. Stickney
Justin Wakefield by Bruce & Darlyne Franzen
Betsy Welch by Harry Welch

 

 

Vermont Humanities*** August 19, 2022