The Hayes Foundation reviews applications
four times a year with the following postmark deadlines:
January 1, April 1, June 1, October 1
Our board will meet and respond to applications within three weeks of these deadlines.
Please plan accordingly, well in advance of your program or competition.
The HAYES FOUNDATION
P.O.Box 1257 • Rutland, VT 05701 • 802-417-2170
Hayes Foundation grants, including team grants, are available ONLY to youth 18 and under who are residents of Rutland County, Vermont, and out-of-county students ENROLLED in Rutland County schools. Rutland County comprises the following cities and towns: Benson • Brandon • Castleton • Chittenden • Clarendon • Danby • Fair Haven • Hubbardton • Ira • Killington • Mendon • Middletown Springs • Mount Holly • Mount Tabor • Pawlet • Pittsfield • Pittsford • Poultney • Proctor • Rutland • Shrewsbury • Tinmouth • Wallingford • Wells • West Haven • West Rutland
For some ideas of the sort of programs we fund, check out our links to a wide array of programs on our Resources page. Please note, we do NOT fund athletic teams of any type, including dance teams.
All applicants will need to download and complete the appropriate Grant Application forms.
Instructions are included with the grant packet. Please read and follow them carefully.We are unable to consider applications that are incorrectly completed, incomplete or late.
If your program does not automatically provide a grade or evaluation, we reqire that OUR Post-Program Evaluation form be completed by your program director, conductor or instructor. All forms have been designed to be completed electronically, saved and emailed back to us. Forms may also be printed out, completed manually, and mailed to the address on the form. NOTE: If you have received a grant from Hayes in the past, we must have received a post-program evaluation from your prior program in order to consider you for future grants.
INDIVIDUAL Application PDFs
PDFs can be printed, hand-filled and mailed, or typed directly into the forms and emailed. Please remember to save the forms with YOUR name in place of "Hayes" in the saved PDF's filename (e.g. "JohnSmith_GrantApplication.pdf").
TEAM Application PDFs
PDFs can be printed, hand-filled and mailed, or typed directly into the forms and emailed. Please remember to save the forms with YOUR name in place of "Hayes" in the saved PDF's filename (e.g. "OurTeam_GrantApp.pdf").