Staff report

The autumn deadline for the Shelburne Charlotte Hinesburg Interfaith Projects (SCHIP) grant applications is Thursday, Oct. 15. Since SCHIP began making grants, many nonprofits have used their awarded funds to continue their mission to improve the lives of our neighbors and strengthen our communities. Grants range from a few hundred to several thousand dollars. Grants may not exceed $3,000 per request and only one grant can be received within a year by any one entity.

Applicant requirements:

  • Must be a 501(c)(3) or submit the application through such an organization.
  • Projects must serve residents of Shelburne, Charlotte and/or Hinesburg.
  • Funds may not be applied to annual operating budgets or permanent staffing.
  • One application per organization per calendar year.

Grants deadlines are now May 15 and Oct. 15.

To obtain an application, go to the “Contact” link on the SCHIP’s Treasure website.