Apply Today: Vermont Early Childhood Fund Opportunity Grant and Innovation Grant

Now accepting applications for the VECF Opportunity Grant and Innovation Grant!

The Vermont Early Childhood Fund (VECF) is a Building Bright Futures (BBF) program. VECF supports creative solutions that will improve the well-being of children from the prenatal period to age 8, their families, and the Vermont communities where they live.

The VECF Opportunity Grant will provide one-time funding ranging from $10,000 to $80,000 to about 15 recipients, with the goal of supporting easy-to-achieve solutions with direct results.

Apply now for the Opportunity Grant

The VECF Innovation Grant will provide up to four grants of $100,000 to $200,000, with the goal of creating innovative, replicable solutions to address some of Vermont’s most persistent barriers to serving children and families. Innovation Grants will have the possibility of renewed funding in 2025.

Apply now for the Innovation Grant

Virtual Question & Answer Sessions:

Deadline: Friday, March 22, 5 p.m. EST

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