Vermont Arts Council


As the primary provider of information on the arts in Vermont, the Vermont Arts Council makes available creative economy research, grantmaking reports, advocacy factsheets, best practice guides, and more publications for the field. Find an archive of publications by the Council and partner organizations here.

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Annual Report FY2023

The Vermont Arts Council’s interactive digital FY2023 Annual Report.

November 15, 2023, council-programs research-reports
Arts & Economic Prosperity 6 Study Results

The results for the State of Vermont of the AEP6 study measuring the economic impact of the nonprofit arts and culture industry.

October 16, 2023, creative-economy research-reports
Vermont Film and Media Industry Task Force Report to the Legislature

An examination of effective ways to cultivate a vibrant film and media industry in Vermont.

January 15, 2023, , advocacy creative-economy research-reports
FY22 Digital Capacity Grant Program Report

A report on the Council’s one-time Digital Capacity Grant Program to support digital programming in the wake of Covid-19.

January 3, 2023, council-programs research-reports
Annual Report FY2022

The Vermont Arts Council’s interactive digital FY2022 Annual Report.

November 8, 2022, council-programs research-reports
Vermont Law School Streaming Rights Guide

An introduction to intellectual property rights clearance for streaming creative works.

April 26, 2022resources-toolkits
CreateVT Action Plan Progress Report

A report reflecting on and celebrating progress made in amplifying Vermont’s creative sector since the CreateVT Action Plan’s launch in 2021.

February 1, 2022, creative-economy research-reports
Annual Report FY2021

The Vermont Arts Council’s interactive digital FY2021 Annual Report.

December 1, 2021, council-programs research-reports
CreateVT Action Plan

The CreateVT Action Plan is a vision and roadmap for a Vermont that thrives through creativity, inclusivity, and innovation.

August 1, 2021creative-economy
Pandemic Recovery in Vermont’s Cultural Sector

A report on the Arts Council and Vermont Humanities’ joint Vermont Covid-19 Cultural Recovery Grant Program.

, January 3, 2021, council-programs research-reports
CARES Act Report to the Community

A report on the Arts Council and Vermont Humanities’ joint Cultural Relief Grant Program to deliver Covid-19 relief funds.

, December 22, 2020council-programs
Annual Report FY2020

The Vermont Arts Council’s interactive digital FY2020 Annual Report.

December 1, 2020, council-programs research-reports
Annual Report FY2019

The Vermont Arts Council’s FY2019 Annual Report in PDF format.

December 1, 2019, council-programs research-reports
Assessing Vermont’s Creative Economy

An analysis of federal economic and employment data and stakeholder outreach to further an understanding of Vermont’s creative sector, authored by Mt. Auburn Associates.

December 1, 2019creative-economy
Bennington County Cultural Plan

A vision for Bennington County’s cultural future with goals and strategies based on data from regional cultural organizations and creative businesses.

May 1, 2019, , creative-economy research-reports resources-toolkits
Building on a Legacy of Creativity: Understanding and Expanding the Creative Economy of the Northeast Kingdom

A report including detailed research on the scope of the creative sector in the Northeast Kingdom, and detailed goals and recommendations for how to improve and expand it.

, , April 12, 2019, creative-economy research-reports
Rural Prosperity Through the Arts and Creative Sector: A Rural Action Guide for Governors and States

This guide synthesizes a growing body of research showing how economic development based in the arts can help communities thrive.

, , January 1, 2019, , creative-economy research-reports resources-toolkits
Arts & Economic Prosperity 5 Study Summary

AEP5 Study results for the State of Vermont.

October 4, 2017, creative-economy research-reports
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