Food Works at Two Rivers Center for Sustainability donations received

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Basic donee information

We do not have any donee information for the donee Food Works at Two Rivers Center for Sustainability in our system.

Donee donation statistics

Cause areaCountMedianMeanMinimum10th percentile 20th percentile 30th percentile 40th percentile 50th percentile 60th percentile 70th percentile 80th percentile 90th percentile Maximum
Overall 10 50,000 48,300 15,000 15,000 15,000 20,000 25,000 50,000 65,000 65,000 65,000 68,000 95,000
Regional Food Systems 3 20,000 28,333 15,000 15,000 15,000 15,000 20,000 20,000 20,000 50,000 50,000 50,000 50,000
Environment 7 65,000 56,857 15,000 15,000 25,000 65,000 65,000 65,000 65,000 65,000 68,000 95,000 95,000

Donation amounts by donor and year for donee Food Works at Two Rivers Center for Sustainability

Donor Total 2012 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2003 2002
John Merck Fund (filter this donee) 483,000.00 50,000.00 35,000.00 65,000.00 65,000.00 65,000.00 95,000.00 15,000.00 68,000.00 25,000.00
Total 483,000.00 50,000.00 35,000.00 65,000.00 65,000.00 65,000.00 95,000.00 15,000.00 68,000.00 25,000.00

Full list of donations in reverse chronological order (10 donations)

Graph of top 10 donors by amount, showing the timeframe of donations

Graph of donations and their timeframes
DonorAmount (current USD)Amount rank (out of 10)Donation dateCause areaURLInfluencerNotes
John Merck Fund50,000.0062012-03Regional Food Systems To increase the amount of fresh, local foods that institutional customers in central Vermont purchase.
John Merck Fund15,000.0092010-07Regional Food Systems Focus: Food SystemsTo provide low-cost, fresh, local food to organizations serving low-income Vermonters and build an income-generating client base that enhances Food Works’ financial sustainability.
John Merck Fund20,000.0082010-03Regional Food Systems Focus: Food SystemsTo strengthen a food distribution network that provides universal access to local, healthy foods in central Vermont.
John Merck Fund65,000.0032009-03Environment To expand operations, sales, revenue streams, customer bases, market opportunities, total number and long-term viability of the central Vermont farms within the network of these two programs.
John Merck Fund65,000.0032008-02Environment To improve access to locally grown, fresh food for all low-income Vermonters through a regional distribution system, thereby increasing revenue diversity for local farmers.
John Merck Fund65,000.0032007-02Environment To expand local purchases from area farmers and production at the Foodbank Farm for food distribution to low-income Vermonters.
John Merck Fund95,000.0012006-02Environment To further develop a food distribution system linking area farmers to schools and programs that feed needy Vermonters; and to increase public awareness of the role local farmers play in creating healthy citizens and healthy communities. This grant is restricted to the marketing, ordering and distribution activities of the Farm to Table program.
John Merck Fund15,000.0092005-11Environment To develop a local food distribution network for locally grown produce and plan for future program and funding needs.
John Merck Fund68,000.0022003-12Environment To determine the feasibility of developing an added-value agricultural line of local organic products to offer to Vermont consumers.
John Merck Fund25,000.0072002-04Environment To revive farming in Vermont’s capital city on what is the last remaining viable farmland within Montpelier’s city limits.