Giving with Warm Hands: Our History

When Warren and Lois McClure established the J. Warren and Lois McClure Foundation in 1995, the longtime philanthropists already had a deep understanding of how community foundations respond to needs over time.

Giving with "warm hands" is a guiding principle for the family's philanthropic work. Read more.

Pathways to Promising Careers

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NEW RESOURCE identifies Vermont's high-pay, high-demand jobs and their training/education pathways. LEARN MORE.

Grants Available

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GRANT funding is available to projects that build equitable access to career and college education in Vermont. Learn more.

VT Goal: 70% by 2025

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We stand behind Vermont's goal that by the year 2025, 70% of Vermont’s working age adults will possess a postsecondary degree or credential of value. Learn more.