Click the button below to make a secure online donation or mail a check to GIV at 20 West Canal St., Suite C5, Winooski, VT 05404. Thank you for your support!


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Donations from businesses and individuals like you provide the foundation for all that we do— deliver transformational academic and artistic programs to Vermont’s young people, encourage self-confidence and a passion for learning in our communities, and offer a supportive place for our young people to discover their passions. Lives and memories are shaped at GIV and when you donate, you make this happen.

GIV is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. The full amount of your donation is tax-deductible.


GIV Graduates Say:

“Thank you very much for your generosity and support of the Governor’s Institutes of Vermont.”

“I want to thank you all for making GIV a possibility for high school students in Vermont!”

“This amazing and life-changing experience wouldn’t have been possible without each and every one of you.”

GIVing is easy!

  • Donate online nowor…
  • Set up a recurring monthly, quarterly or annual gift via your credit card. It’s an easy way to make a big difference!
  • Mail a check to GIV at 20 West Canal St., Suite C5, Winooski, VT 05404
  • Call 802-865-4448 to pay with a credit card over the phone
  • To give a gift of securities or arrange a legacy gift, please contact Ken Linge at the GIV office at 865-4448 or by email at

Are you passionate about a particular Institute? You can choose to donate to that Institute specifically and know that your donations go to what you care about most.

Honor a GIV graduate or someone special in your life by giving a gift in their name. If you provide their mailing address, we’ll let them know that someone is thinking of them and that a gift in their honor is making a difference for young Vermonters who love to learn.


All donors are recognized in GIV’s annual report unless they prefer to remain anonymous.

Giving levels:
$10-99 – Supporters
$100-$249 – Friends
$250-$499 – Sponsors
$500-$999 – Benefactors*
$1000 and above – Governor’s Circle*