SCHIP spring grants announced

The Shelburne, Charlotte, Hinesburg Interfaith Project, commonly known as SCHIP, has announced its spring 2022 grant awards.

Recent monies in the amount of $22,000 were awarded to 13 non-profits in SCHIP’s towns.

The recipients for this cycle included: Hinesburg Community School; Shelburne Craft School; Shelburne Food Shelf; Carpenter-Carse Library; YMCA Camp; Vermont Parks Forever; Hinesburg Artist Series; CVU Home School Fund; Stern Center; Hinesburg Nursery School; Joint Urban Ministry Project (JUMP); Common Roots; and Habitat for Humanity.

These awards are made possible by SCHIP’s fundraising through the sale of donated, gently used clothing, household items, accessories, art and collectibles at its resale shop in the distinctive yellow building on Route 7, next to the Shelburne town offices. Since the first grants given in April 2005, more than $801,000 has been distributed.

SCHIP accepts grant applications twice a year. The deadlines are April 15 and Oct. 15 of each year. The maximum grant size is $3,000. Application forms are available on the “Contacts” page at

As a member of our communities, you too are an intimate part of our mission. Come shop, donate, volunteer, and help us continue to meet our objectives for the future. For more information on grant recipients or the organization, please visit our website ( or our Facebook page (SCHIP’s treasure resale shop) or call the shop for volunteer or donation inquiries at 802-985-3595.

The faith communities participating are: All Souls Interfaith Gathering, Shelburne; Ascension Lutheran Church, South Burlington; Charlotte Congregational Church; Hinesburg United Church; Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church, Charlotte; Shelburne United Methodist Church; St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, Shelburne; St. Jude’s Catholic Church, Hinesburg; Trinity Episcopal Church, Shelburne.