VCRD offers expanded services through MTAP

Often, our small rural towns in need of investment lack the internal capacity to develop local projects and access grant funds to complete them. To help these communities, the State of Vermont launched the Municipal Technical Assistance Program (MTAP). Through this program, VCRD is able to offer free facilitation and technical support services to more…

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VCRD job opening: Executive Director

VCRD is seeking an Executive Director to advance and increase the impact of VCRD’s mission and collaboratively lead a dedicated team to convene and facilitate democratic engagement and collective action at the local and state level. We’re looking for someone with demonstrated excellence as: Community Builder Visionary and Strategic Leader Exceptional Communicator, Facilitator and Networker…

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Applications Open for VCRD’s Climate Catalysts Leadership Program

The Vermont Council on Rural Development (VCRD) is seeking applicants for the fifth Climate Catalysts Leadership Program. Over the past four years, Climate Catalysts have worked to implement projects such as building a county-wide Farmer Climate Network; establishing community-wide weatherization efforts; facilitating the development of community solar projects; starting a town energy and climate committee;…

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