EIN 51-0187809

Vermont Humanities Council

IRS 501(c) type
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Vermont Humanities Council promotes literacy, connects communities, and inspires lifelong learning through humanities-based programs and lecture series.
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Program areas at Vermont Humanities Council

Community grants - competitive grant rounds are held to support Humanities projects throughout the state of Vermont. Applications are evaluated by a board committee. Grant opportunities are available several times per year.
Humanities-based literacy programs - variety of programs to promote literacy in Vermont. Programs include "Vermont reads" a one book annual statewide reading, early literacy workshops for childcare providers, as well as family literacy trainings for parents. Humanities camps are week-long summer day camps that aim to strengthen literacy skills and build positive peer groups and a love of reading. "connections" works on literacy with persons in and emerging from the correctional system.
Lecture and discussion programs (including first wednesdays) - these programs bring Humanities presentation, discussions, and conferences to individuals across the state. Every year, speakers make more than 150 appearances at local libraries, schools, historical societies, senior centers, and other community spaces.

Grants made by Vermont Humanities Council

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Vermont Folklife CenterGeneral Purpose$15,000
Vermont Council on Rural DevelopmentGeneral Purpose$10,000

Who funds Vermont Humanities Council

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Vermont Community FoundationGeneral Purpose$239,249
Ad Henderson FoundationVermont Humanities Council and Vermont Center for the Book Merger$35,000
Fletcher Proctor Fund for Destitute ChildrenGeneral Use$17,000
...and 17 more grants received

Personnel at Vermont Humanities Council

Christopher Kaufman IlstrupExecutive Director$114,539
Elizabeth MaloneDirector of Finance and Administration / Operations Manager
Chelsea Cockrell LafayetteDirector of Development and Communications
Ryan NewswangerInterim Director of Programs and Communications / Director of Communications
Linda WrazenDevelopment Director / Development Officer
...and 9 more key personnel

Financials for Vermont Humanities Council

RevenuesFYE 12/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$1,849,966
Program services$27,850
Investment income and dividends$699
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$1,968
Total revenues$1,880,483

Form 990s for Vermont Humanities Council

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-122023-11-03990View PDF
2021-122022-10-19990View PDF
2020-122021-05-24990View PDF
2019-122021-01-21990View PDF
2018-122020-01-17990View PDF
...and 9 more Form 990s
Data update history
December 31, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
December 28, 2023
Received grants
Identified 4 new grant, including a grant for $10,000 from Ann H Symington Foundation XXXXX6000
September 27, 2023
Received grants
Identified 2 new grant, including a grant for $15,000 from Donley Foundation-Ud DTD 12-8-86
August 20, 2023
Received grants
Identified 12 new grant, including a grant for $35,000 from Ad Henderson Foundation
July 27, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2021
Nonprofit Types
Social advocacy organizationsArts, culture, and humanities nonprofitsCharities
Arts, cultural, and humanities
Political advocacyLobbyingState / local levelReceives government fundingEndowed supportTax deductible donations
General information
11 Loomis St
Montpelier, VT 05602
Washington County, VT
Website URL
(802) 262-2626
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
A26: Arts Council/Agency
NAICS code, primary
813312: Environment, Conservation, and Wildlife Organizations
Parent/child status
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