Our Work

A Message from our Staff & Board of Directors

Dear Friend,

When the Town of Thetford wanted advice on how to manage residential development in the countryside, they called Smart Growth Vermont. When the Burke planning commission was struggling with how to protect the community’s rural character as a company began plans to build 1,000 new units of housing near the Burke Mountain Resort, they called Smart Growth Vermont.

Each day, Vermonters request our help to plan for their communities’ future. They may want to protect farmland from scattered development or create incentives for future growth in their village center. No matter what their land use challenge is, they know we can help.

In 2007, we helped more than 30 communities, from Richmond to Reading, with the tools and assistance they need to plan how they will use and protect the land. To respond to the growing number of communities requesting our assistance, we need your support!

Please join our organization as a member or consider making a donation as a gift to a friend, colleague or family member. It’s a great way to show you care about protecting Vermont’s unique landscape and way of life.