Brighton Community Forum

At A Glance


NEGEF staff


Island Pond, Vermont

Primary Issue Area:

  • Living Economies

Active since:


Grants Received In:

  • 2008

Tax Status:


Core volunteers:


Community Size:


Our Purpose

to improve the quality of life for residents by renewing pride, restoring confidence, promoting reinvestment and revitalizing the town of Brighton by promoting community and economic development, especially for low-income residents: redeveloping and improving the communities housing, social, business and economic bases: promoting recreational opportunities especially for low-income youth and adults and promoting sustainable job creation.

Summary of Projects

The Brighton community Forum received a grant in 2008 to support networking and organizational costs to work with ad hoc community groups to implement visioning goals to renovate the town park, to restore the historic town hall and to bring art and theater in the area and to develop a bike trail system and to establish a Chamber of Commerce.