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Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund


Funding for the VSJF comes from a variety of state, federal, private foundation, and corporate sources. We are particularly grateful for the on-going support for our core operational needs from the Governor and Vermont State Legislature.

Current Funders

State Sources:

  • Northern Border Regional Commission
  • State of Vermont - General Fund (via the Agency of Commerce & Community Development)
  • Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets
  • Vermont Agency of Education
  • Vermont Training Program (Vermont Department of Economic Development)
  • Vermont Working Lands Enterprise Fund

Federal Sources:

  • US EDA

Private Foundation Sources:

  • Anonymous (1)
  • Canaday Family Charitable Trust
  • Claineil Foundation
  • High Meadow Fund
  • John Merck Fund
  • Henry P. Kendall Foundation
  • Holborn Foundation
  • Merchants Bank Foundation
  • Sandy River Charitable Trust
  • Vermont Community Foundation
  • Windham Foundation

Corporate Sources:

  • Various Farm to Plate Sponsors

Past Funders

  • ARRA State Stimulus Funds
  • Ben & Jerry's Foundation
  • Canaday Family Charitable Trust
  • Eagleridge Fund
  • Fieldstone Foundation
  • Ford Foundation
  • Frank & Brinna Sands Foundation
  • Gardeners Supply Co.
  • Growald Family Fund
  • Harris & Frances Block Foundation
  • Jane B. Cook 1983 Charitable Trust
  • Jane's Trust
  • Keurig Green Mountain
  • Marguerite Hubbard Fund
  • Maverick Lloyd Foundation
  • Merck Family Fund
  • Morris and Bessie Altman Foundation
  • National Oilheat Research Alliance
  • Northfield Savings Bank
  • Orchard Foundation
  • People's United Community Foundation
  • Robert Miller
  • Sudbury Foundation
  • Thomas Bruce Fund
  • University of Vermont
  • USDA Forest Service via Vermont Department of Forests, Parks, and Recreation (and U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy)
  • USDA Rural Business Enterprise Grant Program
  • USDA Rural Development Rural Business Opportunity Grant Program
  • US Department of Energy (and U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy)
  • US EDA Jobs Accelerator Program (via Northern Community Investment Corp.)
  • US HUD-EDI through the VT Housing & Conservation Board (and U.S. Senator Leahy)
  • Vermont Department of Buildings and General Services
  • Vermont Agency of Education
  • Vermont Department of Forests, Parks, and Recreation
  • Vermont Community Development Block Grant
  • Vermont Country Store
  • Vermont Department of Public Service (via U.S. Department of Energy, State Energy Program)
  • Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Wendling Foundation