Two Things: We’re accepting applications for this year’s Small Grants for Smart Growth program and looking for our next Mollie Beattie Intern.
Stay informed, stay connected – two things.
Apply for a Small Grant for Smart Growth
Explore the opportunity to shape the future of your community with VNRC’s Small Grants for Smart Growth program! This special grant round, open until January 15, 2024, offers 1-3 grants of up to $5,000 for initiatives promoting flood-resilient community development. Smart growth principles guide this program, emphasizing inclusive, community-driven decisions for sustainable land development. Projects supported range from advocating for improved land use regulations to revitalizing downtowns, enhancing sidewalks, promoting housing affordability, and conserving agricultural or forestry lands. Be sure to share this opportunity to catalyze positive change in your town! Learn more here!
We’re looking for our next Mollie Beattie Intern
We have an opportunity at VNRC this summer for a graduate-level student or recent graduate with a background in natural resources or law, aspiring to build a career in environmental science or natural resources policy and law. Our 2024 Mollie Beattie Internship, named in honor of the late Mollie Beattie, a former VNRC Board member and the first female Director of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, offers a chance to contribute to forest and wildlife conservation, land use planning, sustainable community development, and water quality. Early submissions are encouraged, and the deadline for all applications is Monday, January 8, 2024. Don’t miss out on this opportunity – and help us spread the word! Learn more and apply here!