As seen in Vermont Business Magazine: https://vermontbiz.com/news/2021/june/02/vcrd-executive-director-paul-costello-leaving-post After 21 years at the helm of the Vermont Council on Rural Development (VCRD), Paul Costello is stepping down from his role as Executive Director. Over these years Costello has engaged communities throughout the state to help them set priorities and connect to resources, led a dozen policy…
The City of St. Albans can expect its share of the American Rescue Plan stimulus money to be a shade over $2 million. St. Albans Town will receive about $1.9 million.
Executive Director of Vermont Council on Rural Development, discusses the work of bringing attention to the fundamental needs that communities face and the next phase of the ongoing work of the Council on the Future of Vermont.
Former Vermont Secretary of Agriculture Roger Allbee’s extensive work on behalf of rural Vermont was recognized on Wednesday by the Vermont Council on Rural Development (VCRD).
VCRD and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont collaborated to put together an online seminar featuring Dr. Kate Mcintosh. Dr. Mcintosh’s presentation covered the latest trends in virus spread, different types of tests available, quarantine guidelines, and the coming vaccines. See the presentation below or on YouTube here. The slideshow Dr. Mcintosh used for the…
There aren’t many people in Vermont who have accomplished as much and been publicly recognized so little as Roger Allbee.
Vermont Council on Rural Development launches VT proposition initiative to engage Vermonters in envisioning the future
Over the last couple months, The Vermont Council on Rural Development has been working on an initiative they’re calling the Vermont Proposition: an effort to engage thousands of Vermonters in articulating priorities designed to optimize the best of Vermont.
As we come out of the crucible of the pandemic and look to a new year, we need more than recovery, we need to work together to advance renewal and resilience for our communities and economy.
An effort is underway to find out what thousands of Vermonters think should be done to set the state up for prosperity in the coming years. The Vermont Council on Rural Development (VCRD) is calling it the “Vermont Proposition.”
The application deadline has passed. VCRD is seeking a dedicated, energetic and hardworking Community Projects Associate to provide facilitation, technical assistance, coaching, resource connections, grant drafting, and other support to local leaders who are driving projects forward for community and economic recovery. We’re looking for someone who: demonstrates excellent project development and communication skills is…