Hunger Mountain Cooperative Community Fund

Since 2011, the Hunger Mountain Cooperative Community Fund has distributed a total of $52,952 in community grants. These annual grants provide financial support to businesses, organizations, and initiatives aligned with the Co-op’s mission of building dynamic communities of healthy individuals and sustainable local food systems. 

Applications for this year’s round of community grants are now being accepted and can be found here. Application deadline is Tuesday, September 3.

In 2018, Salvation Farms received $1,500 towards outfitting their Lamoille Valley Gleaning cooler space. Theresa Snow, Executive Director says, “It will allow us to really serve the greater community. It will really help us move more food into the local community and engage more volunteers and partners. We will be able to help farmers feed their community in a way that they can’t. The HMCCF grant is helping make that possible.”

Total grants awarded in 2018 reached $7,650. Below is a list of the full list of recipients, how much they received for a grant, and the projects they are working on:

Capstone Community Action Add freezer capacity to Capstone Community Action’s food shelf $     1,000
Good Samaritan Haven Charitable Meals Purchase new commercial freezer $     1,150
Salvation Farms Outfitting our Lamoille Valley Gleaning cooler space $     1,500
Steadyfoot Farm Increasing Cold Storage Capacity at Steadyfoot Farm $        500
Twin Valley Senior Center Commercial Freezer Purchase $     1,500
Ananda Gardens Barn retrofit for wash/pack station $        500
Another Way Community Center Commercial Kitchen Stove Upgrade $     1,500

Consider making a tax-deductible donation to the Hunger Mountain Cooperative Community Fund! Checks should be made out to Hunger Mountain Co-op with HMCCF on the memo line and dropped off at our customer service desk or mailed to:
Hunger Mountain Co-op
623 Stonecutters Way
Montpelier, VT 05602