Support Vermont Humanities
By giving to the Vermont Humanities Council, you support education for people of all ages through:
- Early literacy programs for parents and childcare providers
- Humanities Camps for middle-school children
- Lectures at libraries around the state including First Wednesdays and Speakers Bureau
- Reading and Discussion programs in libraries, community centers, and even in Vermont’s correctional facilities.
Learn more about our Planned Giving options.
The Vermont Humanities Council is a private, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. Gifts to the Council are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.
Stories about some of our supporters
Bob and Mary Ann Chaffee are retired schoolteachers from South Burlington. They have not missed a Vermont Humanities Council Fall Conference since 1981.read more
Dr. Gretchen Rous Besser of Morrisville has often been a pioneer. After graduating from Wellesley College in 1949, she received a Fulbright scholarship to study in Paris the first year the program went into effect under the Marshall Plan. Gretchen has also been a pioneer in leading and supporting the Vermont Humanities Council.read more
Barbara Mieder is a retired teacher of German and Latin who served on the board of the Vermont Humanities Council for ten years, from 1986 to 1995, including two years as chair. Barbara and her husband, Wolfgang, started a fund at the Vermont Community Foundation to benefit VHC.read more