This website provides a toolkit of information and resources to assist Southern Vermont’s communities revitalize their village and downtown centers by creating vibrant communities. It is maintained by the Windham and Bennington County Regional Commissions as an ongoing resource to guide communities toward creating positive change in their communities.
The development of this website was made possible by the U.S. Economic Development Administration which awarded funding in December 2012 to the Bennington and Windham regions through the Disaster Recovery Grant Program. The grant was designed to bring additional professional capacity to Southern Vermont to assist with economic recovery following Tropical Storm Irene. A major focus of the Windham and Bennington County Regional Commissions’ work was to support village and downtown revitalization and assist municipalities with economic recovery.