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Capital Investment Program Approved Applications

First Round Awardees:

Project County       Organization Name                    Sector  Description               TotaL Project Cost     DED Proposed Award
Chittenden Burlington City Arts Foundation, Inc.  Arts and Culture Exterior wall improvements to building.  $6,494,506 $500,000
Chittenden Fisher Brothers Farm, LLC Agriculture Purchase equipment to manufacture dry ice to enhance their ability to supply fruit throughout the region. $151,958 $18,030
Chittenden Lake Champlain Community Sailing Center, Inc.    Outdoor Recreation Updated dock infrastructure, improved pathway to dock, and purchase of a large boat hoist. $2,000,000 $186,674
Orleans Jay Peak Inc. Accommodation and Food Services Installation of new energy efficient boiler. $1,075,204 $130,179
Rutland Haystack Catering, LLC Accommodation and Food Services Expansion of catering business into new building. $265,000 $10,653
Rutland Paramount Center Inc. Arts and Culture Renovate Paramount Theatre and adjacent 4-story Richardson building. $5,500,000 $345,462
Rutland VT Farmers Market Education Center Inc. Educational Services Vermont Farmers Food Center will renovate “the blue building” at 245 West Street. $4,378,000 $293,401
Washington Living Well Group, Inc. Housing for Low Income Seniors Renovate kitchen and bathroom facilities to provide affordable housing through end-of-life  $1,800,000 $156,095
Washington Caledonia Spirits, Inc. Accommodation and Food Services Build outdoor patio seating to mitigate the impact of COVID-19. $938,915 $181,458
Washington Central Vermont Habitat for Humanity, Inc. Housing for Low Income Households Project will complete repairs on homes of income qualifying homeowners. $378,000 $39,475
Washington Maple Corner Community Store Inc Accommodation and Food Services

Purchase ventilation equipment and expand outdoor seating in order to re-open the Whammy Bar post COVID.

$200,000 $10,615
Washington Vermont Foodbank, Inc. Food Hubs Upgrade a food storage warehouse that provides assistance to households experiencing food insecurity. $1,032,885 $158,147
Windham Retreat Farm, Ltd Arts and Culture Renovation of the North Barn $6,073,807 $500,000
Windham Windham County Dental Center, Inc. Healthcare Access for Low to Moderate Inc. Households     Expand dental care to low to moderate income households by funding the purchase of new equipment. $901,000 $48,667
Windsor Northern Stage Company Arts and Culture Rehabilitate a building to house performers for theatrical performances by expanding their facilitates which was delayed due to the pandemic. $7,504,416 $417,621
Windsor The Center for Cartoon Studies, Inc. Educational Services The Center for Cartoon Studies will purchase and rehabilitate a building at 111 Gates Street. $1,590,950 $75,737

Note:The proposed awards remain subject to the completion of mutually agreed grant documentation