The Vermont Council on Rural Development

A proud member of the National Rural Development Partnership, the Vermont Council on Rural Development (VCRD) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the support of the locally-defined progress of Vermont’s rural communities.

Vermont Council on Culture & Innovation
Advancing Vermont’s Creative Economy. Founded by VCRD in July 2003, The Vermont Council on Culture and Innovation (VCCI) is examining the relationship between Vermont’s cultural expression, community life, and Vermont business.

The South End Arts and Business Association
The mission of SEABA is to enhance the economic vitality and eclectic mix of Burlington’s arts and business community by:

  • Promoting our unique blend of art, commerce, industry and entrepreneurial sprit;
  • Providing an influential voice to promote and ensure our members’ common interest;
  • Informing our members of issues that affect our community and actions we take on its behalf.

The Community Economic Development Office of Burlington 
The Community and Economic Development Office is a department of the City of Burlington. We work with the community to: foster economic vitality; preserve and enhance neighborhoods, quality of life and the environment; and promote equity and opportunity for all residents of Burlington.