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This is an overview of projects Woodstock Community Trust has parented to date.

Current Projects

Ottauquechee River Trail

In 2017, a group of Woodstock residents came together to create a 2.8-mile, flat, walking trail on private land near the center of Woodstock and adjacent to Woodstock’s East End Park. Ottauquechee River Trail provides the community with abundant opportunities for exercise, river access and a totally new exposure to Woodstock’s nature and beauty.

East End Park

Woodstock residents and visitors of all ages come together at East End Park to relax, play and connect with each other. The park represents the culmination of more than a decade of work by area residents who transformed a previously neglected corner of the Village into an inviting  community space. The group continues to maintain the area and plan for its future. The park has become a treasured community asset, a "jewel" created from a "jungle".

Local Deeds

Local Deeds is a new innovative program to protect housing for families and individuals  who live and work, or will work, here year-round serving the local community. Local Deeds is modeled on Vail’s successful program, Vail InDEED. Homebuyers or owners receive a one-time cash payment in exchange for placing a permanent deed restriction on their property. Local Deeds will consider buyers who are not eligible for state down payment programs. Please consider this program first, Twin Pines HousingLocal Deeds applications are now OPEN. Contact us if you are interested.

Local Buyer Information
Apply To Local Deeds Now For Preapproval

The HUB

What The HUB can do:

  • Be a central point of contact for you.
  • Respond quickly and connect you with an experienced and compassionate community advocate.
  • Provide short-term financial aid to help get you back on your feet.
  • Guide you to other organizations and assist with applications.
  • Serve residents across Barnard, Bridgewater, Killington, Plymouth, Pomfret, Reading, or Woodstock.
  • Be  confidential and respectful of your situation, whether you are experiencing a job loss, divorce, family illness, or financial stress.  
  • Work  with many local organizations such as Barnard Helping Hands, Plymouth Memory Tree, and Ottauquechee Health Foundation.
  • For example, The HUB can assist when you:
      • Need to fix your car or truck to get to work.
      • Require assistance with childcare expenses.
      • Have a serious injury or illness in the family.
      • Are going through a divorce and are swamped with bills.
      • Need help paying a heating bill.
      • Are working but can’t keep up with your expenses.
      • Have lost your job and need short-term financial help.

Apply To The HUB Now

One House at a Time

One House at a Time makes it possible for people with moderate incomes to own a home. The project buys a house, makes any necessary repairs and improvements before reselling the house with a down payment grant to qualified households. The project is a collaboration between Woodstock Community Trust and Twin Pines Housing.

Past Projects

Woodstock Area Relief Fund (WARF)

In 2020, Woodstock Community Trust became the fiscal sponsor for WARF (Woodstock Area Relief Fund): COVID-19. WARF raised and distributed $916,000 in aid to 855 individuals who were struggling from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Volunteers and donations from individuals and foundations made this community effort possible.

Naked Table

In 2019, the Woodstock Community Trust was the fiscal sponsor for Naked Table, a community building project run by ShackletonThomas. Held on the Woodstock Green in 2019, volunteers from 21 area non-profit organizations made their own sustainably sourced tables under the knowledgeable eyes of the ShackletonThomas furniture makers. 

The Equal Care Fund

The Equal Care Fund enhances equitable access to mental health and educational services for those residing in the Upper Valley regardless of financial standing. Woodstock Community Trust gave the Fund a 501c3 home so they could fundraise as they established a long term 501c3 arrangement. Visit https://www.equalcarefund.org for more information.

Have a project of your own?

If you've got a project and would like to join the Woodstock Community Trust portfolio, learn more here.