Samara Fund Grants
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Vermont Community Foundation
Samara Fund Grants provide funding for projects and
organizations that serve the LGBTQ community or support
HIV/AIDS services or prevention at the grassroots level
in Vermont. Projects should address the overall mission
of the Vermont Community Foundation and support
activities such as healthcare, housing and poverty
alleviation; community safety and anti-violence programs;
youth development and leadership; advocacy and
organizing; education; and arts and cultural events.
Areas of need include:
- Programs that serve LGBTQ youth, elders, and BIPOC
- Extending services, or establishing new services, in
rural and underserved areas of the state
- Support and services for transgender Vermonters
- LGBTQ competent healthcare, mental health, substance
abuse, and HIV/AIDS services
Eligible organizations include nonprofit organizations
serving Vermont. Otherwise eligible projects that do not
have IRS 501(c)(3) status may still apply using a fiscal
sponsor. Fiscal sponsors must be tax-exempt under Section
501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code or be a public
agency, school, or municipality in the state of Vermont.
Amount of funding
Awards typically range from $500 to $3,500, with the
average amount being $2,500.
A link to the online application is available on the
program website when applications are being accepted.
Abuse and violence · Children and youth · Culture and cultural competency · Elderly population · HIV and AIDS · Housing and homelessness · LGBTQ+ · Leadership · Mental health · Minorities · Poverty · Public health · Substance use and misuse · Vermont
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