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Five local organizations receive grants from Vermont Women’s Fund

The Vermont Women’s Fund at the Vermont Community Foundation announced the recipients of its 2024 annual grant round, June 17. A total of $365,180 was awarded to 36 organizations across Vermont; five of which went to organizations in Rutland or Windsor County. 

“The work these organizations do improves the lives of women and girls across the state,” said Emily Bush, director of the Vermont Women’s Fund. “These grants will help women advance their careers, find safe and affordable housing, and access high-quality childcare, while also building opportunities for girls to thrive now and in the future.”   

The Vermont Women’s Fund Council, a diverse group from across the state, invested many hours into the grant making process, Bush added. “We are so grateful for their support and expertise and also grateful to everyone whose donations make this work possible.”  

The grant applications revealed the breadth and depth of the state’s organizations working to help women succeed, said Sujata Moorti, co-chair of the Vermont Women’s Fund Council. “Whether it is addressing women’s transportation needs or offering training to learn new technologies or creating networks of food security, each one of these organizations is undertaking vital work to empower those who identify as women.”

Local grant recipients include:

  • NewStory Center, Rutland, $10,000
  • Orange County Parent Child Center, Tunbridge, $10,000
  • COVER Home Repair, White River Junction, $7,500
  • Downtown Rutland Partnership, Rutland, $5,000
  • The MINT, Rutland, $5,000
  • For more information and a complete list of 2024 recipients, visit vermontwomensfund.org.

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