EIN 27-0745672

The Vibrant Village Foundation

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The Vibrant Village Foundation is a private foundation located in Portland, OR that primarily funds support cooperative gardens, school infrastructure & meals for school children in central. Senegal., install biosand water filters in homes, train community health promoters. It made 28 grants last year.
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Program areas at The Vibrant Village Foundation

Vibrant Village ecuador works within multiple communities in The northern highlands. Our objective is to enhance agricultural productivity and increase families' intake of nutritious foods. Bio-intensive gardening is extended across The communities by knowledgeable staff. Families receive training in planting, harvesting and seed preservation for their backyard/kitchen gardens. This program also includes a large senior center, arts education for at-risk youth, and irrigation projects to support The larger community.
Vibrant Village kenya works in The lake victoria region of western kenya. This program focuses on farm input credit, advanced teacher training, tutoring programs for primary school students, a farm cooperative, adult education. The farm input program reached almost 1500 people, increasing their yields and profits. The teacher training reached 26 teachers impacting over 300 pupils. The tutoring program targeted 550 under-performing primary school students, and was conducted by 89 high school students who gained leadership skills. The agricultural cooperative has 70 members and is on its way to becoming self-sustaining. The adult education component focuses on literacy and numeracy, in addition to basic computer classes.
Vibrant Village ghana works in The upper west region of ghana to address key issues of water access, sanitation and hygiene, and access to gardens. We work to construct and repair boreholes, providing 12,833 (cumulative) people with access to clean water. We trained communities and households in hand washing and sanitation practices. This education was also extended to 24 schools. We expanded our dry-season gardens to include 4 community gardens.
The organization makes loans to farmers including seed or tools which The organization charges a small amount of interest on to The farmers. The interest charged is used to go back into The program to purchase more seed or tools so that more loans can be made to additional farmers.

Grants made by The Vibrant Village Foundation

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
The BOMA ProjectEmpower Women in the Drylands of Kenya To Establish Sustainable Livelihoods, Build Resilient Families, Graduate From Extreme Poverty.$220,000
Andando FoundationSupport Cooperative Gardens, School Infrastructure & Meals for School Children in Central. Senegal.$203,000
Kenya Drylands Education Fund KDEF Formerly The Kura ProjectDevlop A Holistic Approach To Reduce Barrieres To Access To Education and Increase School Enrollment in Rural Kenyan Communities$186,834
...and 10 more grants made

Personnel at The Vibrant Village Foundation

Laura KochExecutive Director$93,175
Xavier TissierDirector of Operations$78,696
Marieme DaffDirector of Programs / Senior Program Offic / Program Manager / Program Officer$78,612
Osman MohammedCountry Director , Ghana and Partnership Lead for Anglophone West Africa
de ProgramsnartnershipDirector de Programsnartnershi
...and 2 more key personnel

Financials for The Vibrant Village Foundation

RevenuesFYE 12/2021
Total grants, contributions, etc.$2,040,555
Investment income and dividends$2,100,619
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$4,958,003
Gross sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$333,930
Total revenues$9,433,107

Form 990s for The Vibrant Village Foundation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-122021-06-14990PFView PDF
2018-122020-01-21990PFView PDF
2017-122019-02-21990PFView PDF
2016-122017-11-22990PFView PDF
2015-122017-04-12990PFView PDF
...and 4 more Form 990s
Data update history
May 21, 2022
Posted financials
Added Form 990PF for fiscal year 2019
January 3, 2022
Updated personnel
Identified 1 new personnel
August 29, 2020
Updated personnel
Identified 3 new personnel
August 27, 2020
Posted financials
Added Form 990PF for fiscal year 2018
November 1, 2019
Posted financials
Added Form 990PF for fiscal year 2017
Nonprofit Types
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Provides grantsPartially liquidatedState / local levelTax deductible donations
General information
1737 Ne Alberta St 207
Portland, OR 97211
Metro area
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA
Website URL
(503) 206-4859
IRS details
Fiscal year end
Taxreturn type
Form 990-PF
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
T20: Private Foundations
NAICS code, primary
813211: Grantmaking Foundations
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