We are invested in helping you build vibrant communities. We’ve developed resources on placemaking, crowdfunding, and crowdgranting to provide you with inspiration, how-to guides, research, and more, to support your efforts to better where you live, work, and play.
When you’re ready to get started, we’re here to help you get your project off the ground! Whether it’s a grassroots crowdfunding campaign to build a new playground or grow your business, or a new statewide grant program to support local community and economic development – we’re here to help.
Learn how communities are implementing crowdgranting to reach their community and economic development goals.
Sustainable CT's Community Match Fund is an innovative crowdgranting program building more sustainable, healthy, and vibrant communities across Connecticut.
Better Places supports community-led projects that create, revitalize, or activate public spaces that bring people together to build welcoming and thriving communities across Vermont.
The community of Guilford, VT desired a vibrant public space to gather. Thanks to the efforts of community leaders and the Better Places crowdgranting program, Guilford Community Park is now open.
Find success stories and inspiration from people and places building vibrant communities.
We believe that passionate individuals can spur change in their communities. We refer to those individuals as Patrons in the City, dedicating their time, sweat, and tears to building vibrant communities.
North Tabor Farm is generating a strong and sustainable future thanks to the support of community crowdfunding and the Biz-M-Power program.
How a small village in central Vermont came together to reimagine its future through the development of a small park in the center of town.
Resources to help you run a successful crowdfunding campaign.
We’ll show you how to build your project budget and set your crowdfunding campaign goal.
Crowdfunding is a revolutionary tool for fundraising in the 21st century. We'll help you decide if crowdfunding is right for you.
When your crowdfunding campaign is orchestrated to perfection your team will stay on beat to reach your goals. But how do you get the timing right? We will help you artfully arrange your campaign to get the timing right.
Find placemaking resources, best practices, and the latest trends in the field.
We share 10 of our favorite community center and venue projects since 2013.
We share 10 of our favorite alley and streetscape projects since 2013.
We share 10 of our favorite community accessibility projects since 2013.