January 5, 2021. The Vermont Natural Resources Council funds community action to spur smart growth through its Small Grants for Smart Growth. For 2021, the council will offer a larger grant of $3,000 in a competitive grant round, with applications due February 1, in addition to awards of up to $1,500 on a rolling basis. These grants are designed to help communities on smart growth projects including housing, transportation, land use, zoning changes, public participation, and more.
Click this link for application instructions.