Slate Quarry Park Fund

$57,782 of $180,000 goal

Raised by 66 people in 32 months

A Community Built, Community Funded Park 

Come join us. We need volunteers for our committees and construction teams as well as donations to help cover the cost of construction, insurance and taxes.

Please help us by donating whatever amount you can afford and please join us by serving on one of our committees and then spread the word. 

We've raised over Ten Thousand Dollars already through the Slate Industry with another Ten-Thousand pledged by Poultney Auto. 

To see our vision, visit 


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We will be tabling at East Poultney Day on Saturday August 11, 2018. Stop by and learn of the latest design and construction details.

Also, don't miss KIDS' Day at the park on August 25, 2018. Slate splitting, kid's games and crafts, free ice cream and more.

Watch for the slate bench auction coming soon and continuing through September.

Watch for the debut of our website within a few weeks.
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We paid off the promissory note last fall and are looking to fund the construction plans for the park in the next stage of our campaign. Look for upcoming events in and around Poultney at which we table. Imagine a small park on Main Street celebrating our slate quarries, workers and operators!
Promissory Note Paid Off!
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Good news. We recently received a $5,000 matching grant offer and just matched it with a Vermont Community Foundation Hills grant. We will soon be posting these new donations on GoFundMe.

Check out the photo of our executive director, Larry Sullivan, standing next to our kiosk on the future park site.
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We are excited to announce that our 501(c)(3) Tax Exempt Non Profit status was approved by the IRS. Your donations are now Tax Deductible.

Please consider making another donation before the end of this tax year.
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$57,782 of $180,000 goal

Raised by 66 people in 32 months
Created April 9, 2016
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Shawn Camara
4 months ago (Offline Donation)

Thank you, Shawn. This helps towards the cost of our website design by Black Dog Designs of Glens Falls, NY.

Ben and Jerry's Foundation
4 months ago (Offline Donation)

The Ben & Jerry's Foundation Central Support Community Action Team has received your application for Slate Quarry Park, and we are pleased to extend a grant of $2,000.00. We hope this grant will be helpful with your important work.

Gail and Chuck Helfer
6 months ago (Offline Donation)

Thanks so much for this latest contribution to our park project. Momentum seems to be picking up.

Black Dog Designs
6 months ago (Offline Donation)

Black Dog Designs of Glens Falls, NY generously discounted the cost of our website and training workshop. Thanks so much, Jesse and your great young crew!

Paul Hancock
6 months ago (Offline Donation)

Pleased to help the website development process.

Audrey Haschemeyer
6 months ago (Offline Donation)

Thanks so much for this contribution to our park project.

National Slate Association
6 months ago (Offline Donation)

The National Slate Association of Falconer, NY made a generous contribution to help build our park. Check out their website: The organization includes roofing contractors, quarriers, distributors, roofing consultants and architects, some of whom are located here in Vermont. Thanks so much, folks!

Mark Hoffman
7 months ago (Offline Donation)

Mark has offered $500 worth of land surveying services to the Slate Quarry Park Group. Thanks, Mark!

New England Grassroots Environmental Fund
7 months ago (Offline Donation)

Funding for surveying of the Slate Quarry Park was provided by the New England Grassroots Environmental Fund.” The Slate Quarry Park Group is grateful to the Grassroots Fund for supporting our vision of a park on the last green space on Main Street. Thanks so much.

Slate Roofing Contractors Association of North America
8 months ago (Offline Donation)

Thanks so much to this Pennsylvania firm for contributing to our little park.

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