Supporting Breastfeeding in Bennington

Last year RiseVT supported the Bennington Community through a grant to help support breastfeeding. With this grant the community was able to set up an online support system through Facebook in which moms who did not feel supported before are now able to reach out for...

Urbanizing Edibles: Houghton Park Guild Pilot a Success

written by Sarah Parsons West St. Albans – Insulated beneath the snow at Houghton Park, a guild of fruit bushes and rhubarb plants lie dormant, awaiting their first spring thaw. Cultivated last season, the fruit-based garden serves as a pilot project promoting edible...

The Algier’s Community Playground

RiseVT-Windham County awarded an amplify grant to Community Collaborative for Guilford (CC4G) and the Guilford Community Church for the construction and signage for the Algier’s Community playground. The Algier’s Community Playground is located at the Guilford...

Swanton Brings Music to the Park

Toes were tapping and fingers were snapping last summer, when the community of Swanton enjoyed some lively music on the Village Green in a series of free summer concerts. These were hosted by the Swanton Arts Council over the course of the summer with funds from a...

How Our Garden Grew Kids and Relationships in Highgate

Read about how the Highgate Library and Community Center’s community garden benefited from a RiseVT Amplify Grant last summer, bringing together a wide range of ages while providing gardening education and a big dose of fun! Written by Virginia Holiman What a summer...