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Nonprofit Organizations

VtSHARES has approved a wide variety of Vermont nonprofit organizations for you to choose from. However your heart compels you to help those in need, you're sure to find nonprofit organizations to meet your desires. 

For future inspiration, we invite you to read a few of our success stories and the ways VtSHARES helps local nonprofits in need. 

Information for Nonprofits Seeking to Participate in VtSHARES

There is a formal application process each year for nonprofits to be included. Application materials will be posted on the Green Mountain United Way's website during the application period each Spring at VtSHARES | LIVE UNITED (

To be considered, nonprofits should complete the application materials when available, and reach out to Green Mountain United Way at | 802-613-3989 with any questions, and they'll be happy to assist. Applications are available early each calendar year to nonprofit organizations. Completed applications are to be returned to the coordinating umbrella organization by the Spring due date indicated for that year's VtSHARES directory, assuming the nonprofit meets the appropriate criteria. Please note that nonprofits must be a 501c3 organization and have been in existence for two years to be considered. If a nonprofit doesn’t apply or meet the criteria, they will not be included. Green Mountain United Way follows up with all applications once qualified completed applications have been reviewed by the VtSHARES Coordinating Committee. Those who qualify will be added to the directory for that year's fall Campaign. The nonprofit will begin receiving donations made by State of Vermont employees the following calendar year.

2023 VtSHARES Campaign Nonprofit Organizations Directory

2023 VtSHARES Campaign Directory - Serving all 14 Vermont Counties

Impact Stories From Participating Nonprofit Organizations

Several nonprofit organizations chose to participate with VtSHARES for the first time this year, as well as many returning organizations. Some nonprofits included in prior year Campaigns either chose not to apply this year or did not meet the qualifications to be included. Below are those that are included in this year's Campaign.