Spring Newsletter
Pathways to Promising Careers
The newest edition of Pathways to Promising Careers, a resource from the J. Warren & Lois McClure Foundation and the Vermont Department of Labor, highlights 54 promising jobs in Vermont that will pay at least $20/hour and have at least 100 openings over the next decade.

It's an excellent resource for students in high school and college as well as for working adults thinking of making a career change.

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Deep Loss Leads to Giving
After losing loved-ones in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, David Stapleton and Joyce Manchester felt compelled to do something to honor their lost friends and help make the world a little bit safer for their own children. That decision began 15 years of both global and local philanthropy.

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Engineering Successful Futures
The Vermont Women's Fund at the Vermont Community Foundation has been supporting the Governor's Institutes of Vermont in its efforts to help young women from low-income families attend the Institutes in engineering, arts, and more.

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Restaurant Week
It's coming! This April 21-30, help us raise money for the Vermont Foodbank while you try out a new restaurant! For the fourth year in a row, we are making a $5,000 matching grant to the Foodbank through Restaurant Week.

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News to Note
We're Hiring!
We are seeking a Vice President for Grants and Community Investments
and a Philanthropic Advisor for Community Engagement.

Learn more about the open positions

Upcoming Grant Deadlines
The Samara Fund - April 4, 5 p.m.
The Vermont Arts Endowment Fund - April 4, 5 p.m.
Small and Inspiring - April 5, 5 p.m.

Learn more and apply

Finance Fridays
Finance Fridays webcasts from our partners at Common Good Vermont aim to help nonprofit staff and boards improve their financial performance. There are two more webcasts left in 2017.

May 19 - Numbers Don't Lie: What Your Board Needs to Know

June 16 - Audit Time: What Types are Best for Your Organization?
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