I needed to know whether this could be a viable business. I didn't quite know where to begin...that's when I contacted VCLF. They came to visit me, gave me all the resources to get started, and helped me get past all the hurdles. And here we are!
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.
WHEN: Wednesday, May 20th
5PM - 7PM
The Vermont Community Loan Fund (VCLF) loaned $3,259,000 in 2014. For the 28th year, our mission-driven, community-focused lending helped bolster Vermont's economy and led to the creation or preservation of jobs, high-quality early care & education, safe and affordable homes and essential services for hundreds of Vermonters.Read more...
WHEN: Thursday, May 14th 9:00AM - 3:00PM
WHERE: The Lyon's Den Restaurant & Pub, 10 Prince Street, RandolphRead more...
Slow Money Vermont, a VCLF ally in local foods and sustainable agriculture finance, will host their first-ever Entrepreneurship Showcase on Thursday, May 7, 5:30-8pm, at the Hotel Coolidge in White River Junction.Read more...
The Vermont Community Loan Fund is excited to announce a new loan fund dedicated to investing in Vermont's healthy foods, sustainable agriculture and natural resources enterprises. VCLF's new Food, Farms & Forests Fund will grow and sustain the capital and technical assistance resources that VCLF makes available to meet the financial and business consulting needs of small farms, food producers, and working landscape entrepreneurs.
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