Vermont Nonprofit Navigator

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

By Andrea Suozzo of Seven Days

Green Mountain College

1 Brennan Cir, Poultney, VT | Tax-exempt since April 1946

EIN
030179299
Last filing
06/2017
Organization type
501(c)(3)
Mission category
Education
Foundation type
School
Nonprofit since
April 1, 1946

Last reported financials:

Revenue
$26,725,180
Assets
$26,317,172
Source: IRS

2015

Expenses

$29,995,644

Fundraising expenses

$399,121

Salary expenses

$7,457,106

Revenue

$29,155,575

Contributions and grants

$1,817,718

Assets

$27,403,537

Liabilities

$21,242,144

View 990 Submitted 09/29/2017

2014

Expenses

$29,350,251

Fundraising expenses

$405,294

Salary expenses

$7,452,113

Revenue

$29,259,113

Contributions and grants

$2,439,837

Assets

$28,445,433

Liabilities

$20,523,109

View 990 Submitted 07/19/2016

2013

Expenses

$29,385,046

Fundraising expenses

$417,635

Salary expenses

$7,496,600

Revenue

$29,518,708

Contributions and grants

$2,562,028

Assets

$29,207,524

Liabilities

$21,044,901

View 990 Submitted 02/23/2015

2012

View 990 Submitted 03/14/2014

2011

View 990 Submitted 04/02/2013

2010

View 990 Submitted 04/03/2012
View 990 Submitted 07/12/2012

2009


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

2015

Name Title Base/Bonus Compensation Benefits and Other Compensation
Paul J Fonteyn President $201,011 $8,834
Thomas Mauhs-Pugh Vp Academic $92,225 $2,154
Chris Halnon Vp Finance $91,972 $10,995
Joseph E Petrick Vp Student Life $80,505 $11,849
Robert Gould Vp Finance $9,765 $559
Matthew E Menner Trustee $0 $0
Anna Whitcomb Knight Trustee $0 $0
Dr Randolph W Nugent Trustee $0 $0
Perez C Ehrich Trustee $0 $0
Robert H Young Treasurer $0 $0
Catherine Parker Secretary $0 $0
Deborah Granquist Trustee $0 $0
Peter D Kinder Trustee $0 $0
Michael Solimano Trustee $0 $0
Robert W Ebling Iii Trustee $0 $0
Daniel De Clercq Trustee $0 $0
Anthony D Cortese Chair $0 $0
Dianne Dillon-Ridgley Trustee $0 $0
Robert Charlebois Vice Chair $0 $0
Sheppard Guryan Trustee $0 $0

2014

Name Title Base/Bonus Compensation Benefits and Other Compensation
Paul J Fonteyn President $174,355 $4,984
Robert Gould Vp Finance $113,503 $7,859
Thomas Mauhs-Pugh Vp Academic $83,502 $2,983
Joseph E Petrick Vp Student Life $83,400 $11,424
William Throop Vp Academic $69,151 $4,656
Raymond Coderre Trustee $0 $0
Anthony D Cortese Trustee $0 $0
Robert Charlebois Trustee $0 $0
Anne Tansantisu Trustee $0 $0
Catherine Parker Trustee $0 $0
Ina Smith Johnson Trustee $0 $0
Robert H Young Trustee $0 $0
Chris Halnon Vp Finance $0 $0

2013

Name Title Base/Bonus Compensation Benefits and Other Compensation
Paul J Fonteyn President $181,428 $18,676
Robert Gould Vp Of Finance $118,533 $11,558
William Throop Vp Academic $106,021 $11,178
Joseph E Petrick Vp Student Life $88,745 $15,651
Joseph Manning Vp Of Finance $55,689 $8,979
Thomas Johnson Trustee $0 $0
Anne Robbins Tansantisuk Trustee $0 $0
Barbara Wellnitz Trustee $0 $0
Lorene F Wilbur Trustee $0 $0
Robert C Allen Trustee $0 $0
Alvin Wakefield Trustee $0 $0

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.

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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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