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VCLF’s thorough understanding of our work, commitment to our mission and appreciation of our track record makes them a valued partner to us. Because of that, people have places to live that are safe, secure and affordable.

Brenda Torpy
Champlain Housing Trust

Our Mission

The Vermont Community Loan Fund creates opportunities that lead to healthy communities and financial stability for all Vermonters. We provide loans, grants and supporting services for affordable housing, local businesses, child care providers and community organizations.


Vermont Community Loan Fund News

  • VCLF Lends Almost $350,000 in 2nd Qtr. 2014

    July 2014

    In the second quarter of 2014, the Vermont Community Loan Fund loaned over $347,000 to Vermont's small businesses and child care programs.

    The loans have helped create and preserve Vermont jobs, and to create and preserve high-quality early child care and education for Vermont’s children.

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  • VCLF Awards $64,770 in Grants to Child Care Programs

    July 2014

    The Vermont Community Loan Fund has awarded $64,770 in the most recent round of Building Bright Futures Facilities Grants to nine child care programs throughout Vermont.

    Building Bright Futures Facilities Grants (BBFFG) are funded by a consortium of private foundations, legislative appropriations, donations and sales of special issue BBFFG license plates. VCLF administers the grants on behalf of the Department of Children and Families’ Child Development Division, to promote facility improvements in physical environments for children and youth in Vermont.

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  • VCLF Executive Director Spotlighted on Radio

    December 2013

    VCLF’s Executive Director Will Belongia recently sat down with internationally acclaimed author and journalist David Goodman to discuss the Loan Fund’s role in boosting Vermont’s economy and quality of life, its efforts in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Irene, and more, on Goodman’s weekly radio program The Vermont Conversation.

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  • New Let's Grow Kids Campaign Focuses on the First Years

    Are Vermont’s kids getting the quality early education and care they need to succeed in life - or even in kindergarten? Robyn Freedner-Maguire of Let’s Grow Kids is working to ensure the answers to those questions are a resounding yes.