John M. Bissell Foundation, Inc. will be accepting grants again from February 1, 2017 to March 1, 2017. Grants will be awarded during the summer of 2017.

Projects

2016:

2015:

2014:

2013:

2012:

2011:

  • Funding for the screening license of Singing Revolution which was viewed at Johnson State College on January 25, 2012.
  • Funding for the production of "Shakespeare's Daughter" produced by Kevin McCarthy. 
  • Funding to support the film Out of the Past with guest speaker Rick Winston at Johnson State College.
  • Funding for production of the film Departed Harvest by JoDa Hodge.
  • Funding for The Vermont Movie's 14 county theatrical tour starting Spring, 2012.
  • The premiere of Soul Keeper was held on Saturday, October 22, 2011 at 6:30 p.m. at Palace 9 in South Burlington, Vermont.  A premier was also held at River Arts with guest speaker and author Joe Citro.
  • Funding for the film equipment for Helen Day Art Center in Stowe, Vermont.
  • Funding for the film equipment for Chandler Center of the Arts in Randolph, Vermont.
  • Funding for the short film Pearl.
  • The Bissell Foundation was a sponsor during the 14th Annual Green Mountain Film Festival.  Bissell Foundation provided funding for Freedom & Unity: The Vermont Movie, Part One.
  • The River Arts Bissell Film Series began Thursday, January 20, 2011 at River Arts in Morrisville, Vermont and ran until July, 2011.
  • The Bissell Foundation awarded a grant for the scoring of the film The Dragon Wall.  The Dragon Wall was premiered at Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center in Stowe, Vermont on Sunday, January 16, 2011.
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2009:

Board of Directors

Edward B. French, Jr., Esq.

Jennifer B. Colin, Esq.

Angela Norder, CPA

 

Administration

Katie Reen
Executive Director and Secretary