The Canaday Family Charitable Trust
Grants List


— 2016 GRANTS —
Catamount Film & Arts
Education Program Expansion
$50,500
over two years
Center For Health And Learning
Umatter Youth Mental Health Wellness
$60,000
over one year
Changing Perspectives
Disability Awareness Programs
$40,000
over two years
Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium
Classroom Without Walls
$150,000
over three years
Foxcroft Farm
Harvest Program
$98,500
over two years
Greater Burlington YMCA
Y Early Learning Readiness Program
$70,000
over two years
Groundworks
Housing Support Case Management
$125,000
over three years
Lake Champlain Maritime Museum
STEAMSHIP Program
$76,000
over two years
Mt. Ascutney Hospital
Vermont Family Based Approach
$100,000
over three years
ReSource
Building Material Reclamation and Solid Waste Reduction
$100,000
over two years
River Arts of Morrisville
Sculpture Project
$28,500
over two years
Safeline
Identifying Domestic Violence Workshops
$23,500
over one year
Stern Center
Services at Woodside Juvenile Rehabilitation Center
$270,000
over three years
Toxics Action Center
Partnership for Justice with Vermont Law School
$247,000
over three years
United Way of Lamoille County
New Foundations Single Parent Transitional Housing Program
$50,000
over one year
Vermont Energy Education Program
Energy and Climate Teacher Learning Teams
$100,000
over two years
Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund
Strengthening Green Economy Value Chains
$130,000
over two years
Vermonters for Criminal Justice Reform
For the Sake of the Children
$198,500
over three years
VINS
Center for Environmental Education
$20,000
over one year
Vital Communities
Weatherization Program
$35,000
over two years
— 2015 GRANTS —
350Vermont
Mothers' Exchange for Change
$30,000
over two years
Arts Bus Project
Community Outreach Program
$74,750
over two years
Building a Local Economy
Capacity Building and Matching Gift Challenge
$130,000
over three years
Children's Literacy Foundation
Research for CLiF's Year of the Book
$36,000
over one year
Community Engagement Lab
Vermont Creative Schools Initiative
$120,000
over three years
Cross Vermont Trail Association
Community Involvement Initiative
$25,000
over two years
Energy Action Network
Communications Plan, Net Zero Montpelier and Matching Gift Challenge
$100,000
over two years
Food Connects
School Harvest Project Expansion
$46,750
over two years
Governor's Institutes of Vermont
New Institute Development
$90,000
over three years
Hubbard Brook Research Foundation
Forest Science Dialogues
$30,000
over one year
Intervale Center
Tree Tube Removal Project
$50,000
over two years
Let's Get Ready, Inc.
Vermont Expansion
$45,000
over three years
North Branch Nature Center
Capital Campaign
$50,000
over one year
Vermont Public Interest Research & Education Fund
Energy Independent Vermont Campaign
$180,000
over two years
— 2014 GRANTS —
Audubon Vermont
Bird-friendly Maple Project
$75,000
over three years
Center for a Bio-based Economy
Business Advising for Food and Farm Business
$110,000
over three years
EarthWalk Vermont
EarthWalk Field Institute and Mentor Apprenticeship
$120,000
over three years
Energy Action Network
general operating support
$50,000
over one year
Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium
Water Works
$20,000
over one year
Friends of Burlington Gardens
Gardens For Learning
$32,000
over one year
Hunger Free Vermont
Community Hunger Project
$60,000
over two years
Jobs With Justice
Work with Dignity
$25,000
over one year
Nature Conservancy
American Elm Floodplain Forest Restoration
$105,000
over three years
Old Dog Documentaries Inc
The Wisdom to Survive
$35,000
over one year
Orleans County Restorative Justice Center
Drug Take Back Program
$48,000
over two years
Permanent Fund for Vermont's Children
Shared Services Cooperatives for Early Care and Education
$50,000
over two years
Rutland Area Farm And Food Link
Supporting Farm Businesses in the Critical 4-7 Year Stage
$75,000
over three years
Sustainable Woodstock
Community Outreach for Sustainability and Matching Grant
$54,000
over two years
Vermont Center For Ecostudies, Inc.
Common Loon Nest Warning Sign Project
$22,000
over two years
Vermont Energy Investment Corporation
Electric School Bus Feasibility Study
$97,000
over two years
Vermont Youth Conservation Corps
Farm at VYCC - GAP
$150,000
over three years
— 2013 GRANTS —
Vermont Law School
Domestic Violence Project
$83,000
over two years
Good Beginnings of Central Vermont
Family Home Visiting Program
$10,000
over one year
SafeArt
Randolph High School Programs
$121,000
over three years
The Tutorial Center, Inc.
YouthWork and Learn
$65,500
over one year
ECHO Aquarium
Science Play
$75,000
over two years
Four Winds Nature Institute
Next Generation Nature
$180,000
over three years
Johnson State College
High School Greening Summit
$60,000
over three years
Scientific Soul Sessions
Eco-Music Tour
$26,000
over one year
First Congregational Church, Thetford
LEAF Program
$15,000
over one year
Vital Communities
energy outreach programs
$40,000
over one year
National Wildlife Federation
Tar Sands Fellowship
$86,250
over one year
The Trust for Public Land
Partnership for the Green Mts
$112,500
over three years
Lyndon State College
Early Promise Outreach
$150,000
over three years
More Than Wheels
Vermont operations
$150,000
over three years
ReSource
Capacity Building & Job Training
$75,000
over two years
Northern Forest Center
Skilled Workforce Initiative for Wood Manufacturing
$120,000
over three years
— 2012 GRANTS —
Addison Parent - Child Center
Greenhouse for Learning Together Program
$13,369
over one year
Catamount Arts Center
Arts Programming for Children
$103,500
over three years
Energy Action Network
Consulting Expenses
$200,000
over two years
Foxcroft Farm
Harvest Program
$65,000
over two years
Intervale Center
Vermont Watershed Recovery Challenge
$87,000
over two years
New England Grassroots Environment Fund
Single Pathway for Community Gardening
$150,000
over two years
North Branch Nature Center
Educating Children Outdoors program
$150,000
over three years
Northeast Kingdom Astronomy Foundation
Northern Skies Observatory
$60,000
over two years
NorthWoods Stewardship Center
Forest Stewardship Institute
$187,840
over two years
Prevent Child Abuse
Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Program
$90,000
over three years
Shelburne Farms
Agtourism and Farm-Based Education for Farmers
$100,000
over three years
Toxics Action Center
Technology for Grassroots Action
$45,000
over two years
UE Research & Education Fund
Vermont Fair Food Campaign
$20,000
over one year
Upper Valley Haven
Financial Literacy for Teens
$30,000
over three years
Vermont Movie
Completion of Part 4: Environment and Grassroots Democracy
$10,000
over one year
Community Resilience
general operating support
$185,000
over three years
Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund
Vermont Agricultural Development Program
$65,000
over two years
Windsor Improvement Corporation
250 People Art Project
$75,000
over two years
— 2011 GRANTS —
Central Vermont Community Action Council
Farm-Based Nutrition Education for Young Mothers
$75,750
over 2 years
Highfields Center for Composting
Close the Loop VT!
$150,000
over 3 years
Linking Learning for Life
the TIPS program
$150,000
over 3 years
Old Dog Documentaries
The Wisdom to Change
$50,000
River Arts of Morrisville
Youth Arts program
$48,000
over 3 years
Southern Vermont Natural History Museum
education programs and capital improvements
$55,000
Sterling College
root cellar and dormitory improvements
$75,000
VSA Vermont
Summer Library Outreach Collaborative
$20,000
White River Partnership
Monitoring the White River Program
$40,000
over 2 years
Winston Prouty Center
Mentor-Coach program
$120,000
over 3 years
YWCA of Vermont
STRIVE program
$40,000
over 2 years
— 2010 GRANTS —
Boys & Girls Club of Burlington, Inc.
The Early Promise Program
$100,000
over 2 years
Center for a Bio-based Economy
Feeding Ourselves First
$75,000
over 3 years
Chandler Center for the Arts
Arts Bus
$57,000
over 3 years
Lake Champlain Land Trust
Environment Education
$150,000
over 3 years
Resource
Workforce Development
$40,000
Rural Vermont
Free Enterprise Farming
$21,200
Sustainable Woodstock
education and outreach programs
$40,000
over 2 years
Trout Unlimited
Upper Connecticut Home Rivers Initiative
$100,000
over 2 years
Vermont Campaign to End Childhood Hunger
development of Grassroots Leadership Councils
$30,000
Windham Child Care Association
Evening Child Care
$48,000
over 3 years
— 2009 GRANTS —
Champlain Islands Parent Child Center
Bookmaking program
$10,000
Composting Association of Vermont
environmental education projects
$23,000
Connecticut River Watershed Council, Inc.
Vermont Yankee: Six Degrees of Degradation
$150,000
over 2 years
Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium
The New Explorers Club program
$25,000
Four Winds Nature Institute
statewide environmental literacy programs
$50,000
Friends of Burlington Gardens
Healthy City Youth Farm for 2009-2011
$20,000
New England Grassroots Environment Fund
Grassroots environmental groups in Vermont
$50,000
North Branch Nature Center
Youth Birding Program
$55,000
over 2 years
Sustainable Woodstock
education and outreach programs
$45,000
The Nature Conservancy
the new horticultural outreach component of Wise on Weeds
$37,000
over 2 years
Toxics Action Center
Resources for Clean and Healthy Communities Project
$20,000
Vermont Studio Center
the Learning in Art & Culture program
$25,000
— 2008 GRANTS —
Center for Bio-Based Economy
Hardwick Agro-Eco Industrial Park
$20,000
Change the World Kids
Reaching Out
$90,000
over 2 years
Food Works at Two Rivers Center
VT Feed
$105,000
over 3 years
Friends of the Winooski River
Winooski River Sojourn
$25,000
over 2 years
Highfields Institute
Farm-Fabricated On-Farm Composting Equipment Project
$10,000
Kids on the Block
Breaking the Silence free school assemblies
$22,000
Recycle North
Expansion of Apprentice Program
$35,000
Sterling College
Special Topics in Sustainable Systems and Design
$65,000
Stern Center for Language and Learning
African Family Literacy Initiative
$45,000
The DREAM Program
Camp DREAM
$25,000
Vermont Youth Conservation Corps
VermontFutures
$135,000
over 3 years
Women Helping Battered Women
Children's Advocate for Economic Justice Program
$75,000
over 2 years
— 2007 GRANTS —
Circus Smirkus
Ringmaster Residencies in the Northeast Kingdom
$20,000
Clean Energy Group
Cow Power Project
$75,000
Conservation Law Foundation, National Wildlife Federation, and the Vermont Natural Resources Council
Protecting the Fabric of Vermont Coalition
$200,000
total
Highfields Institute
Site and Organizational Development
$30,000
Parent to Parent of Vermont
Merger with Vermont Parent Information Center
$25,000
NorthWoods Stewardship Center
Promoting Renewable Energy Solutions in the Northeast Kingdom
$110,000
over 3 years
Smokey House Center
Update Land Stewardship and Farming
$100,685
over 2 years
Vermont Institute of Natural Science
Improvement of Environmental Citizenship Teaching Kits
$33,000
Voices for Vermont's Children
Child Protective Services Improvement Project
$75,000
over 2 years
Windham Child Care Association
In-depth Training for Early Childhood Educators
$52,711
over 2 years
— 2006 GRANTS —
Clean Energy Group
Cow Power Project
$75,000
Conservation Law Foundation, National Wildlife Federation, and the Vermont Natural Resources Council
Protecting the Fabric of Vermont Coalition
$200,000
total
Highfields Institute
Various Projects
$50,000
Hinesburg Land Trust
LaPlatte Headwaters Initiative
$50,000
Landmark Volunteers
Vermont outreach
$10,000
University of Vermont
Communities Helping Communities
$100,000
over 2 years
Vermont Campaign to End Childhood Hunger
Cooking for Life
$70,000
over 2 years
Vermont Children's Forum
Filling the Gap for Kids in Care
$65,000
Vermont Law School
Children First! Legal Clinic
$100,000
over 3 years
— 2005 GRANTS —
Highfields Institute
Equipment Design and various projects
$62,376
ReCycle North
YouthBuild
$23,000
plus a $20,000
matching grant
Shelburne Farms
PLACE Institute
$185,000
over 3 years
Southwestern Vermont Health Care
Trim Kids program
$194,000
over 2 years
Union Area Community Center
Arena Construction
$25,000
Vermont Youth Conservation Corps
Youth Education programs
$133,680
over 2 years
Wilderness Society
Saving Vermont's Wilderness
$108,700

These are a partial listing of grants.
In addition to the above, family members make discretionary grants for which unsolicited proposals are not accepted.