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Fund for North Bennington Inc

  • N Bennington, VT
  • www.northbennington.org

Mission Statement

The Fund for North Bennington, Inc. is dedicated to enhancing community life in and around the Village of North Bennington, Vermont.
The Fund supports community efforts in education, social services, planning, the arts and historic preservation. The Fund also preserves undeveloped land to conserve natural resources, maintain agricultural uses, and to provide opportunities for public recreation. Through all its activities, The Fund seeks to maintain and strengthen the special physical character and social fabric of the community.

Main Programs

  1. Conservation and recreation
  2. Community engagement

ruling year

1992

Principal Officer

Self-reported

Robert Woolmington

Keywords

Self-reported

conservation, preservation, community, Vermont

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EIN

03-0335309

 Number

8558962132

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Community Foundations (T31)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

Conservation and recreation

The Fund for North Bennington has conserved more than 400 acres in and around North Bennington, Vermont for purposes of public recreation, wildlife conservation and agriculture.

Category

Land Conservation

Population(s) Served

None

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Budget

Program 2

Community engagement

The Fund for North Bennington, Inc. maintains a grant program to support arts, education, social services and historic preservation in and around the Village of North Bennington, Vermont. It has redeveloped an historic banks as a community center in partnership with Preservation Trust of Vermont.

Category

Community Development, General/Other

Population(s) Served

None

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Budget

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The Fund for North Bennington Inc
Fiscal year: May 01-Apr 30

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Operations

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Fund for North Bennington Inc

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Robert Woolmington

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Robert Woolmington

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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CEO OVERSIGHT

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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