Vermont Nonprofit Navigator

Explore the organizations and people that power Vermont's $6.8 billion nonprofit economy.

By Andrea Suozzo of Seven Days

Organizations are required to list board members, key employees and anyone making over $100,000 from this or a related organization.

By default, this table shows results from all filings. Select a year to narrow your search.

Name Year Title Compensation Other Compensation Organization
Katherine Geraghty 2013 Nurse $58,930 $7,023 THE CONVERSE HOME INC
Jody Landon 2013 Vice President $0 $0 THE CONVERSE HOME INC
Bonnie Finnigan 2013 Trustee $0 $0 THE CONVERSE HOME INC
Eileen Curtis 2013 Head Nurse $90,249 $1,805 THE CONVERSE HOME INC
Judy Crouse 2013 Secretary $0 $0 THE CONVERSE HOME INC
Connie Fellion 2013 Treasurer $0 $0 THE CONVERSE HOME INC
Daniel Roock 2013 Grp, Rowing Coach $70,737 $0 CONCRETE FOUNDATION INC
S Wells Smith 2013 Trustee $0 $0 SMITH-DENISON FOUNDATION
Marga Sproul 2013 Trustee $0 $0 THE CONVERSE HOME INC
Joyce Touchette 2013 Executive Director $93,039 $1,861 THE CONVERSE HOME INC
Episcopal Diocese Of Vermont 2013 Trustee $0 $0 BERKLEY-PALMER MEMORIAL ENDOWMENT F UND
Deborah Choma 2013 Director $64,952 $1,918 COLUMBUS SMITH ESTATE TRUST INC
Estelle Deane 2013 Trustee $0 $0 THE CONVERSE HOME INC
Nancy Goodrich 2013 Trustee $0 $0 THE CONVERSE HOME INC
Richard A Dreissigacker 2013 Director/President $0 $0 CONCRETE FOUNDATION INC
Russell E Spring 2013 Gen. Manager $91,540 $0 CONCRETE FOUNDATION INC
Jonathan Hammond 2013 Hosmer Point Camp Di $60,000 $0 CONCRETE FOUNDATION INC
Eric Schulz 2013 Special Projects $60,000 $0 CONCRETE FOUNDATION INC
Judith Crowley 2013 Secretary/Treas $0 $0 RUTLAND HIGH SCHOOL FOUNDATION INC
Michell Marshall 2013 Nurse $62,010 $7,016 THE CONVERSE HOME INC
Sheldon Miller 2013 It & Marketing $54,187 $0 CONCRETE FOUNDATION INC
Lorraine Tomlinson 2013 Business Director $57,996 $7,004 THE CONVERSE HOME INC
Henry R Schaefer 2013 Director $5,000 $0 HENRY O SCHAEFER FAMILY FOUNDATION

About this tool

As of May 2018, Vermont’s 6,044 nonprofits reported $6.8 billion in revenue and $13.2 billion in assets in their latest Internal Revenue Service filings. The federal Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that nearly 18 percent of the state’s workers are employed by 501c3s.

Organizations like ProPublica and Guidestar both offer excellent tools that open up public access to the information contained in IRS 990s, the financial reports nonprofits file annually. But we wanted to be able to dive a little deeper — to see, search, sort and filter the organizations and people that make up Vermont’s nonprofit ecosystem.

So we created this tool. Like dairy? Try searching for the Vermont Cheese Council. How about horses? Check out American Morgan Horse Association or Spring Hill Horse Rescue. You’ll also find the University of Vermont Medical Center, the Committee on Temporary Shelter and Middlebury College.

Then, read Give and Take, our ongoing series of stories on Vermont's nonprofit economy.

See something interesting? Want access to this data? Let us know!

About the data

To build a list of Vermont nonprofit organizations, we pulled state listings from the Internal Revenue Service.

Some Vermont nonprofits — about one-third — file digitally. That includes all of the state’s largest nonprofit organizations, like hospitals and colleges, plus many smaller ones. The IRS makes those filings available as XML files for public download, and tools like IRSx make it possible to understand what’s in those data files.

In cases where electronic filings weren’t available, we pulled in PDF versions from ProPublica’s API, so that we could get a better idea of the organizations we were missing.

In all, you’ll find more than 13,500 filings from nonprofit organizations in this database. However, there are some caveats. Not all nonprofits file annual financial reports — those with limited annual revenue, as well as ones that fall into religious, governmental or other exempt categories, are not required to file. And even when organizations file 990s, they don’t always do them right.

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