Summits convene state and federal leaders and encourage their cooperative goal-setting and mutual investment in response to key rural priorities in Vermont.

Policy Councils at the Vermont Council on Rural Development

History of VCRD Summits

Summits History of VCRD Summits Past Summits 2023 4th Vermont Community Leadership Summit 2022: 3rd Vermont Community Leadership Summit 2021: Summit on the Future of Vermont 2019: 2nd Vermont Community Leadership Summit 2018: Making It Happen: Vermont Community Leadership Summit History of VCRD’s Summits The Vermont Council on Rural Development (VCRD) has been hosting a…

Policy Councils at the Vermont Council on Rural Development

Upcoming Summits

Summits History of VCRD Summits Past Summits 2023 4th Vermont Community Leadership Summit 2022: 3rd Vermont Community Leadership Summit 2021: Summit on the Future of Vermont 2019: 2nd Vermont Community Leadership Summit 2018: Making It Happen: Vermont Community Leadership Summit Sign up for Summit newsletter from VCRD. Upcoming Summits 2023 Summit 2023 Placeholder Summit 2023…

Summits

Summits History of VCRD Summits Past Summits 2023 4th Vermont Community Leadership Summit 2022: 3rd Vermont Community Leadership Summit 2021: Summit on the Future of Vermont 2019: 2nd Vermont Community Leadership Summit 2018: Making It Happen: Vermont Community Leadership Summit Save the Date for the Vermont Community Leadership Summit ~ August 6, 2024 On August…

2022 Vermont Community Leadership Summit Report Cover

2022 Vermont Community Leadership Report

The Vermont Council on Rural Development welcomed 500 leaders from across the State to the August 10, 2022 Vermont Community Leadership Summit held at Vermont Technical College to build their skills, share opportunities, network, and learn. We are inspired and are honored to be working on behalf of rural communities – and their leaders –…

VCRD Announces Vermont Community Leadership Award and Vermont Lifetime Leadership Award Recipients

The Vermont Council on Rural Development (VCRD) today announced the recipients of the Vermont Community Leadership Award and Vermont Lifetime Leadership Award. These awards will be presented at VCRD’s 2022 Vermont Community Leadership Summit on August 10 at the Vermont Technical College in Randolph. The VT Community Leadership Award is presented each year to celebrate…

Video: Group releases blueprint ahead of ‘Future of Vermont’ summit

See story on WCAX: https://www.wcax.com/2021/05/20/group-releases-blueprint-ahead-of-future-of-vermont-summit/ BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) – The Vermont Council on Rural Development has just completed a blueprint designed to drive discussion for their upcoming Summit on the Future of Vermont next week. VCRD officials say the Vermont Proposition was compiled from the comments of thousands of Vermonters and will be a key…