The Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund is a nonprofit organization committed to nurturing the sustainable development of Vermont’s economy.

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  • By Kelly Nottermann, Communications Director, Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund “If you look online, you can find Chinese food, Italian food, and so many ethnic cuisines, but not African,” said Damaris Hall, cofounder of Global Village Foods. “So we thought, ‘why not?’ We will be the......

  • The ability to not only withstand large systemic shocks, but to bounce back from them, is the hallmark of resiliency. But bouncing back does not necessarily mean that everything looks the same as it was before. Among the many things the COVID-19 pandemic has forcefully......

  • As we look back on 2022, it was a year of new beginnings for Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund (VSJF) as an organization. We were pleased to hire four new staff members, increasing our capacity to deliver high-quality services to the agricultural, climate technology, and forestry......

  • The Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund (VSJF) announces the appointment of Aditi Datta of Winooski, Jean Hamilton of Plainfield and Laura Sibilia of Dover to the board of directors. VSJF is a nonprofit organization focused on sustainable economic development in the agriculture and food system, forest......

  • The Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund (VSJF) releases the VSJF Impact Report FY2020-2021.  In 1995, a group of forward-thinking leaders founded the Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund (VSJF). They understood the importance of helping our human and natural environments thrive together then and for future generations.They saw......

  • A brilliant thinker, leader and entrepreneur, SaLisa Berrien is the founder and CEO of COI Energy and a member of DeltaClimeVT’s inaugural cohort in 2017. Her mission in life is to positively impact the space she occupies by leaving it better than she found it.......

Events
Charlie Shackleton hand planes a piece of wood in his workshop at ShackletonThomas in Bridgewater. Charlie and his wife, potter Miranda Thomas, established ShackletonThomas in 1987. Photo by Erica Houskeeper.

12th Annual Farm to Plate Network Gathering
SAVE THE DATE!

November 10, 2022
See the 2021 Recap & Watch the Videos

Annual Vermont Forest Industry Summit 

June 1-2, 2023
Burke Mountain Resort, Burke, VT
See the 2022 Recap.

DeltaClimeVT Energy2022

Cohort Graduated June 2022
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VSJF Vermont Sustainability Funders

Become a Funder

Are you interested in funding one of our programs or services? We are seeking funders to achieve our sustainable economic goals as a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.
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VSJF Vermont Sustainability Clients

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Are you interested in becoming a client to grow your business, industry sector, or replicate one of our approaches? We offer a suite of services for businesses, nonprofits, and government agencies.
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Become a Partner

Are you interested in partnering with us to build a thriving economic, social, and ecological future for Vermont? We invite collaboration from diverse stakeholders in all areas of our work.
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