We were using a small-scale system, so you had to remove each bag and heat-seal it. We found a bagger, but it was a ton of money for us. We weren't large and banks weren't interested in helping us. VCLF approved our loan and we were able to buy it. It solidified our place in the market.
We also understand that a parent's ability to find quality care is an essential piece of their ability to find and hold onto the job that supports their growing family.
Quality facilities are a key component of quality child care, so we provide loans and technical assistance for private, nonprofit, home- and center-based child care providers in Vermont. We are especially interested in child care programs that serve infants and toddlers, children from low- and moderate-income households and children with special needs.
VCLF makes loans to Vermont child care programs that:
Please contact Maria Lamberti, Loan Coordinator for Child Care Programs, at (802) 224-9141, or by email, for more information.
You may download information and pre-application sheets:
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