I was in a 10x14 room that I had totally outgrown. I had a pasteurizer that could handle 10 gallons a day and I was using 25 gallons a day, and it was insane. Just insane! VCLF saved my life. Nobody was going to lend me money.
Lazy Lady Farm
The Vermont Community Loan Fund creates opportunities that lead to healthy communities and financial stability for all Vermonters.
VCLF is a mission-driven, community-focused alternative lender. We make loans to local businesses, community organizations & nonprofits, child care providers and developers of affordable housing who don’t qualify for a loan from a traditional lender. We combine our loans with financial consulting and business development services to make sure our borrowers have access to everything they need to succeed.
The newest edition of NoteWorthy, the Loan Fund's biannual newsletter, is hot off the presses and available now!
This winter's edition provides coverage of our recent big event: our 30th anniversary celebration at Shelburne Farms, last October.
You'll find in-depth interviews with our 30th anniversary honorees, a timeline highlighting important milestones in our history, and plenty of great photos of a great event. Read it all here.
The Loan Fund's latest edition of Points of Interest, our enewsletter, is out! Coverage includes the October 12th 30th anniversary celebration at Shelburne Farms, including profiles of individuals and organizations awarded for their service and partnership. Read all about it here.
On October 12th, the Coach Barn at Shelburne Farms was filled with laughter, memories and a vision for a more equitable, prosperous, inclusive Vermont.Read more ...
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