Public and Nonprofit Partners

Local Motion is proud to partner with a wide range of public agencies and nonprofit organizations whose missions intersect with ours.  From major state agencies to local public health nonprofits, we look for common ground and ways we can move forward together.  Some of these partners provide funding for Local Motion's work; others are collaborators whose efforts complement our own.  Those who provide major financial support also appear under the "Major Funders" section of our site.

Richard Tom Foundation

The Richard Tom Foundation was created to honor Richard Tom who lost his life while cycling. The Foundation is dedicated to enhancing the health and well-being of cyclists of all ages, and supports educational and advocacy programs to advance the cause of safe roads for all who use them.

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Vermont Agency of Transportation

VTrans provides for the safe and efficient movement of people and goods. They plan, develop, implement, and manage a statewide transportation network. This network includes roads, bridges, railroads, airports, park-and-rides, bicycle and pedestrian facilities, and public transportation facilities and services. 

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Vermont Department of Health

The Vermont Department of Health is the state's lead agency for public health policy and advocacy. Their many programs and initiatives help Vermonters live fuller, healthier lives from birth through old age. They strive to have a competent and valued workforce that is supported in promoting and protecting the public's health.

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Agency of Commerce and Community Development

The ACCD helps Vermonters improve their quality of life and build strong communities. They serve the Vermont public by enhancing the local business climate, marketing Vermont to tourists and others, and strengthening our communities in a wide variety of ways. They work with other state agencies as well as businesses of all sizes, communities, educators, non-profits, students, recreational venues, and many others to achieve this mission.

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Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission

The CCRPC is one of eleven commissions serving Vermont municipalities. It operates under the Vermont Municipal and Regional Planning and Development Act, conducting metropolitan transportation planning projects. Each year the Commission approves a Budget and Work Plan which outline the organization's efforts to best meet the needs of the CCRPC municipalities.

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Addison County Regional Planning Commission

ACRPC serves the 21 towns of the Addison region and provides assistance on a range of community development activities and issues. ACRPC provides leadership and technical expertise to encourage cooperative planning within and among the region's communities and area-wide interests. Their main programs and services include broadband, economic development, emergency management, energy, GIS maps, natural resources, municipal and regional planning, and transportation.

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AARP Vermont

AARP Vermont is a nonprofit organization that gives voice to the concerns and interests of older Vermonters. Their mission is to enhance the quality of life for all as they age, not just serve their members. They fight for and equip each individual to live their best life and believe it is all about real possibilities. 

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Vermont Council on Rural Development

The VCRD is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the support of the locally-defined progress of Vermont's rural communities. It consists of a dynamic partnership of federal, state, local, nonprofit, and private partners. Actively non-partisan with an established reputation for community-based facilitation, VCRD is uniquely positioned to sponsor and coordinate collaborative efforts across governmental and organizational categories concerned with policy questions of rural importance. 

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Vermont Natural Resources Council

The VNRC is a statewide environmental organization dedicated to protecting the environment through research, education, and advocacy. By building coalitions, working together, and offering common sense solutions, VNRC has set the standard for an approach to environmental protection that endures. Some of the important issues VNRC focuses on include water, forests and wildlife, sustainable communities, and energy and climate action.

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Chittenden Area Transportation Management Association

CATMA is a non-profit, membership based, transportation management association serving Chittenden County. They administer and manage programs that offer a better way to get to work, save money, reduce parking challenges, and cut carbon emissions. These programs also provide simple transportation solutions to improve commute, support a healthy lifestyle, and reduce congestion in the community.

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Rise VT

RiseVT is a community initiative to embrace healthy lifestyles. They motivate, inspire, and work with individuals and families to help them make small changes in their lives that will have a big impact on their health. They also have Health Advocates around Franklin and Grand Isle to work with schools, businesses, and municipalities to create an environment where the healthy choice is the easiest choice. 

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Vital Communities

Vital Communities is a nonprofit organization working to make their region a better place to live, work, and play every day. They are based in White River Junction and bring together citizens, organizations, and municipalities in the Upper Connecticut River Valley and New Hampshire to take on issues where an independent voice and regional approach are essential. Their programs include Valley Quest, Leadership Upper Valley, Local First Alliance, Transportation, Valley Food and Farm, and Energy.

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