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Technical Assistance

Technical Assistance Grants support activities that help Vermont arts organizations strengthen their capacity to serve constituents. The following list illustrates a range of activities for which arts organizations may request support:

  • professional development opportunities for staff and/or board (workshops, conferences, etc.)

  • training programs for staff that are not a part of a matriculated degree program for which college credit is given

  • hiring consultants to assist activities such as staff training, board development, strategic planning, development of fundraising and marketing strategies, technology improvements and skills training, accessibility training

Vermont-registered 501(c)(3) arts organizations can apply for grants to support activities enabling them to take advantage of unique opportunities to enhance their organizational development, professional skills, or expand marketing capacity. Schools and institutions of higher learning are not eligible. Technical Assistance funding may be awarded in addition to other Council grants.